Children’s Services Roster Clerk

Application Due:
30 June 2022
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

YWCA Canberra’s Children’s Services Quality Support Unit is looking for a dynamic person who is innovative in their practice and is meticulous in their arrangement and organizational skills to take on the role of Roster Clerk for our school age care suite of programs.

We are looking for a warm and confident communicator with a strong ‘can-do’ attitude. This individual will have an understanding of, or willing to obtain a working knowledge of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and the National Quality Standards (NQS). We require an individual who can think on their feet and learn quickly to understand the staffing requirements in an Education and Care Setting.  We want someone who enjoys the challenge of a complex, responsible and fast paced role.

The suitable applicant will work within a team of dedicated Quality Support Officers and School Age Care Managers to ensure all 12 of our School Age Care Services are compliant and adequately staffed, adhering to the Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations. You will work closely with the Quality Support Unit and Human Resources to help recruit quality educators for our Services.

What’s in it for you

  • An excellent salary with salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by up to 5k annually.
  • A permanent full-time role of 38 hours per week
  • Enhanced terms and conditions of employment including 14 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities, including our She Leads program.
  • A fun, friendly and diverse team.
  • On-call and additional time allowances (when required)
  • The only Canberra-based Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA)

About You:

You will provide the weekly rosters for 11 of our 12 School Age Care Services using the Easy Employer online system for creating rosters. You will use the same Easy Employer system to approve timesheets, with attention to detail and precision, so that our staff are paid correctly. You will be a people person – liaising with educators, program managers and quality support officers to ensure that Services are compliant. You will communicate with 100+ educators, which may include during outside business hours. You understand when to problem solve and sort out complex staffing arrangements and configurations yourself and when to escalate it to your managers.

The ideal candidate for this position will have;


  • Strong computer skills – experience in basic software and programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook with the ability to learn other applications such as Easy Employer and QikKids.
  • Demonstrated capacity in completing work with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to work within tight timeframes and to complete tasks within defined deadlines.
  • High level communications skills across a diverse range of stakeholders and the ability to problem solve and trouble shoot issues as required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team performing at a high level.
  • A valid Working with Vulnerable People and a current Police check or ability to obtain.
  • A current driving Licence.
  • A great attitude!


  • Certificate III in Children’s Services or willing to undertake same (desirable) and completion of a First Aid Certificate or willingness to acquire same.
  • Experience working within the Children’s Services sector and sound knowledge of Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations will be highly regarded.

How to Apply:

  1. Download the Position Description below.
  2. Submit your applications including a resume and cover letter with responses to the selection criteria (outlined in the position description) via SEEK candidate application portal.

Applications close on the 30 June 2022

YWCA Canberra reserves the right to close this role early if a suitable candidate is found.

YWCA Canberra is committed to the safety of children and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to participate fully in all child protection risk management recruitment processes and ongoing character checking and assessment processes. 

YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. People from diverse backgrounds and with diverse life experiences are encouraged to apply. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

YWCA Canberra makes an effort to ensure disability access and facilities are fitted in our buildings where possible. Our head office in Civic is wheelchair accessible.

Want more information?
For a confidential discussion or further information please contact Siobhan Parker, Operations Manager SAC and FDC, on 6185 2035 or email:

Application Details:

Download Position Description Here

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