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Practitioner Intensive Family Services - Wodonga and/or Wangaratta

Upper Murray Family Care
  • Based in Wodonga and/or Wangaratta as negotiated
  • Schcads Level 5 (Based on qualifications & experience)

UMFC has the above full-time 38 hrs p.w. (part-time by negotiation) ongoing position available within Child & Family Services (CaFS).

About us

UMFC Child and Family Services is made up of Family Services, Specialised Programs and Preschool Field Officers and supports vulnerable children, young people and their families. The service provides an entry point for vulnerable children and families to access the range of services and supports they need to build the capacity of the family to support their children's healthy development. Intensive casework and case coordination, sometimes in collaboration with other services, has the aim of strengthening the capacity of families to promote the safety, stability and development of their children and young people.

About the role

In this context, the Intensive Family Services Practitioner role has a focus of providing intensive based high quality service delivery to vulnerable children and their families and receives referrals from Child Protection. The Intensive Family Services Practitioner will hold a small but complex caseload to provide a case work response with children and families towards recovery, capacity building, sustainable change and positive family functioning.

Along with other important qualities the successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work or related field e.g. Bachelor of Social Work, Psychology, Diploma of Welfare Studies
  • Experience in working therapeutically with complex and vulnerable families


Don't miss this opportunity to join a vibrant and diverse organisation dedicated to empowering vulnerable children and their families.

If you are passionate about UMFC's Mission; 'Strengthening families and individuals to build vibrant communities' and strongly share our values of 'Participation, Respect, Excellence, Justice and Honesty', then please apply now.

Your application must include:

  • A cover letter AND responses to the key selection criteria (as one document)
  • A current curriculum vitae including qualifications, professional affiliations and employment history
  • The names and contact details of three recent referees

If you are successful, you will need to go through the following:

  • Undergo and pass a National Police Check prior to commencement (completed and paid for by UMFC).
  • International Police Check if relevant
  • Provide evidence and maintain a Victorian & NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC)

Enquires for this position to the Service Manager, Child & Family Services (CaFS) Kath Kerin on (02) 6055 8000.

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