- Job posted on: 10th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
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.
Our team is going through a substantial period of growth and we have an opportunity for a skilled professional to step into the Child & Family Practitioner role in the CYF Team until June 2022 with the possibility of extension. Regular travel will be required.
You will be instrumental in supporting foster carers to provide a safe and nurturing environment that promotes the physical and emotional safety of children and young people, as well as planning, coordinating and delivering training for our dedicated carers.
You will have the ability to build relationships, engage with people from diverse backgrounds and work in partnership to ensure that the needs of children in care are met in a CARE informed way.
This role requires high level written and verbal communication skills, conflict management and negotiation skills, and a solid understanding of the Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017 and relevant legislation and requirements in South Australia.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Child & Family Practitioner - Foster Care enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Interviews scheduled for 23rd of June