- Part-time – 21 hours per week (days negotiable)
- Salary and Conditions – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award (SCHCADS) Level 4/5
- Pay Rate dependant on qualifications and experience
The position is funded by the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ).
About the Opportunity
As a member of the Greenacre Area Community Centre staff team, the role of Family Support Worker is to:
Work with the target group to provide a range of targeted early intervention (TEI) services. Target groups include: children 0-5, children 6-18, younger parents, single parents and CALD communities.
You will offer intake and assessment, case work, referrals and support, mentoring and parenting education to families with children aged 0–18 years, capacity building programs and individual and family counselling. This position also requires you to organise and run peer support groups and to work with our Supported Playgroup team for 2 hours each week.
If you are passionate about working with vulnerable communities to make a difference, this role has lots of variety and enables you to be creative and to work in partnership with local organisations, schools and with local networks and interagency groups.
Refer to the Position Description for full details.
- Fluency in a second relevant community language
- First Aid Certificate
- Knowledge of current Work Health and Safety legislation.
- Membership of a relevant professional body
Who Are We?
An inclusive, empowered, and engaged community
- Ethical: We work in a way which is honest, right, and fair
- Socially Just: We advocate for equality. We support people to improve their lives and claim their human rights.
- Inclusive: We work to create a community where everyone feels they belong, no matter who they are, where they are from, or what their life journey has been.
- Collaborative: We promote genuine community engagement and participation. We listen to the community so we can continually improve. We build partnerships, and collaborate with our colleagues inside and outside of the organisation.
- Creative: We use our imagination, energy, and resourcefulness to find new and innovative ways to achieve our Vision
- Sustainable: We operate in a way that supports environmental, social, and economic sustainability.
How to Apply:
Please submit your application, including:
- A Current Resume, naming two recent work referees, one of which is a direct Manager/Supervisor.
- A Cover Letter on the template provided. Letters written as an email are not accepted.
- Response to the Selection Criteria addressing each point. Please note, applications that do not address the Selection Criteria will not be considered.
Having a current Working with Children Check is a requirement of this position
Enquiries to the Executive Officer on 0406 063 949
Applications close when position is filled.