- Job posted on: 19th Jul 2021
- Applications close:
Child and Family Services works with families where there are children up to 18 years of age. The program aims to enhance family, child, and young peoples health and well-being, to help prevent child abuse and neglect and to support the family through major life transitions and times of difficulties. We utilise a strength-based approach in supporting families to achieve their goals and work in alignment with the best interest’s framework.
A range of approaches from brief, early intervention and prevention, through to more intensive, long term support are provided to assist families to develop or enhance their ability to provide a safe and nurturing environment for children.
This position is a short term opportunity to assist with the growth in our outreach programs located at Alexandra.
The successful applicant will require suitable tertiary qualifications and experience in social welfare practice and an understanding of the issues related to families, children and adolescents in the areas of family functioning, parent/child relationships and child and adolescent development. This position works in the Integrated Family Services team. Experience in case work practice and case management is desirable along with high level communication and interpersonal skills.
For more information about FamilyCare and this position, including contacts and a position description, visit our website www.familycare.net.au
FamilyCare has a Code of Conduct which includes a commitment to the safety of children. FamilyCare is an equal opportunity employer and actively supports building a diverse workforce.