- Job posted on: 6th May 2021
- Applications close:
Here at the Caroline Chisholm Society (CCS) we believe in the empowerment of women and families; it’s one of our values. We do this by providing services and supports to mothers, babies, and young children. Our work is inspired by Caroline Chisholm, a woman of uncompromising determination in wanting better social and economic outcomes for women and children.
Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Pregnancy and Early Parenting Practitioner at the Caroline Chisholm Society delivers support services to women including assessment, counselling, single session & short-term case work, referral and advocacy. The role is responsible for the planning, delivery and coordination of services for clients and their family, to best meet their needs and achieve agreed goals.
The successful applicant will have case work experience and a strong understanding of pregnancy, early parenting and the early years. You will have good communication, risk management, intervention, assessment and judgement skills.
Ideally applicants will be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of current legislation including the Child, Youth & Families Act (2005); frameworks including the Best Interest Framework, Information Sharing schemes and the MARAM Framework.
A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Welfare or equivalent is required.
A position description is attached.