- Regional TAS > Burnie
- Job posted on: 24th May 2022
- Applications close:
Every day, Life Without Barriers provides support and care to children and young people, as we work collaboratively with families, carers, and communities, to ensure they have the environment they deserve to grow. With a focus on ensuring safety and respect, this is an opportunity to make a positive and meaningful difference in these young lives and help pave a brighter future.
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.
We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.
The purpose of the Child and Family Practitioner position is to provide a high level of skilled support and supervision to the placement of children and young people in a family-based care arrangement. The Child and Family Practitioner will work in partnership with the Foster Carer, children and young people, relevant government agencies and stakeholders to develop and implement individualised care plans to ensure the relevant ‘standards of care’ required by the state / territory government are met and at all times to give priority to the protection and well-being of children and young people.
The position will also mentor and coach carers in relation to trauma-based behaviours using the CARE model. The objective of the position is to ensure that every carer has an opportunity to develop in their caring role, has adequate support and has the necessary skills to meet carer competencies and the needs of the child in their care. This is a Permanent Full Time opportunity in Burnie.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and hold Tasmanian Working With Vulnerable People Registration.
Please note: To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exemption certificate. You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Recruitment at firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Child & Family Practitioner - Burnie enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Please apply as soon as you can as we will be starting the interview process whilst the job is still advertised.
Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)