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Child Youth & Family Worker - Family Mental Health Support - Coffs Harbour

Interrelate
  • Permanent Full Time or Part Time, up to 37.5 hours per week
  • Based in Coffs Harbour NSW
  • $88,257 per annum FTE ($45.26per hour) + 9.5% superannuation, and access to NFP Salary Packaging

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Child, Youth and Family Worker who is experienced in providing case work, therapeutic group work and community support work, and who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people and their families.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Child, Youth and Family Worker for our Family Mental Health Support Service program (Connect). The Connect Program assists children and young people, with emerging mental health issues, and their families, to improve their mental health outcomes later in life.

This position will provide a range of high quality case work, therapeutic group work and community development services to children, young people and their families who are at risk of, and affected by, mental illness.

This position will be primarily based in Coffs Harbour NSW, however travel within the region will also be required as part of this role. The use of your own personal vehicle will also be required if a pool car is not available. All kilometres will be reimbursed when using your own personal vehicle.

This position can be permanent full time or part time, up to 37.5 hours per week, with the flexibility to negotiate your working days and hours.

ABOUT US:

Interrelate is a not-for-profit provider of relationship services. Our vision is to empower people to thrive in the most vital part of their lives - their relationships.

We are committed to leading the way in providing responsive, cutting edge, transformative relationship services with and for our diverse communities, at every stage of life. We are committed to responding to the vulnerabilities of families and children in their communities and to building stronger relationships.

We deliver professional services like a big business, but with the heart of a not-for-profit. We deliver services spread across 30+ physical locations (plus online) to more than 120,000 clients and we're backed by qualified staff and more than 90 years of trusted expertise in sensitive relationship matters. We work in a broad context, connecting people with their communities and culture.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Experience working with and understanding of mental illness; having an understanding of the impact that emerging mental illness can have on a person's life, their families and children (particularly people with complex needs and high levels of disadvantage), and a demonstrated understanding of client centred work and recovery oriented practice in a mental health framework
  2. Experience working with children, young people and families in a community welfare/ development/ case work role, whilst maintaining a child/ young person focused approach
  3. Qualifications in psychology/ behavioural or social science/ social work/ children's services/ community services/ mental health or other related fields
  4. Case management experience, with the ability to coordinate flexible service delivery working within an individualised case management or care coordination framework
  5. Experience delivering therapeutic and educational group work programs to children, young people, parents and their families
  6. Current NSW Drivers Licence and access to a reliable vehicle

WHAT WE OFFER:

We offer the following competitive employment conditions:

  • Salary Sacrificing and Packaging Options (superannuation, loans, credit cards, school fees)
  • Additional days of paid leave on top of standard leave entitlements
  • Training, Mentoring, Supervision, and access to Resources
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunities for multi-skilling and up-skilling
  • High level of diversity in the role
  • Excellent working environment

HOW TO APPLY:

If you think this role is for you, please submit an application electronically by clicking on the "Apply" button. You will be required to attach a copy of your resume/cv and address the selection criteria as part of your online application.

To view job description and information pack please click here to go to our careers page.

Please note: To be considered for this vacancy you must address the requirements of this role as part of your application.
Interrelate aspires to continue to be a leader in our community, an organisation known for working respectfully with clients from all different and diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from people of diverse gender identity, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, language, socio-economic circumstances, life circumstances, beliefs, and any other forms of disadvantage. If you will have special requirements or would like to talk to us before submitting an application, please do not hesitate to contact our People, Culture and Workforce Development team who will organise for you to chat with an appropriate staff member to explain how we can help you

All Interrelate positions require satisfactory completion of relevant Police and Working with Children Checks. Interrelate services are funded by the Australian Government.

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