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Dad's Tool Kit Practitioner / Group Facilitator - Ballarat

Child & Family Services Ballarat Inc.
  • 0.8 EFT Ongoing Role
  • Base salary $74,000 to $78,000 (pro rata)
  • Level 4 position
  • Great Salary Packaging options
  • Paid Christmas Leave

Child & Family Services Ballarat (Cafs) is proud to be an inclusive and equal opportunity organisation. We embrace it, value it, celebrate it and support it for the benefit of our employees, our volunteers, our service users and our community. We welcome applications from a range of people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people of all abilities, LGBTIQ+ people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

About the role

The Dads Toolkit program aims to strengthen fathers' relationships with their children, while working to ensure the safety of affected family members is supported by active case management and group-based support. The group component offers the opportunity for open discussion and consideration of an individual’s use of violent and controlling behaviours through a trauma informed, family violence and child focused lens.

Join a fun, focussed and committed team who work with families is to strengthen the parent-child relationship and provides holistic support. In this position you have the ability to make the role your own and use your initiative and creativity to provide support and positive engagement to our families.


Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Welfare Studies, Psychology, Family Therapy or related discipline.

About you

As a dedicated and committed individual, you will provide services to fathers and their families, providing case management and group participation services. You will complete thorough safety and wellbeing assessments, care plans and therapeutic interventions, applying a range of strategies to achieve client outcomes that are in the best interest of the children and families. You will be driven to assist fathers to achieve long-term positive outcomes and be confident to run group sessions with fathers engaged in the program

Further information

For a confidential discussion, please call Ella McKay, Team Leader Family Support 5337 3333.

How to Apply

All applications should be submitted via our website which you can visit by clicking the "Apply Now" button on this ad. You will need to prepare a current resume and a cover letter to upload.

Please response to each of the following questions:

  • How do your values align to Cafs Values?
  • What is your experience and/or interest in working with father’s and families?
  • What is your experience facilitating groups?

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Please note all applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and will be subject to a satisfactory Police Check outcome, Employment Working with Children Check and Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate.

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