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Practitioner Kinship Care - Out of Home Care - Wodonga

Upper Murray Family Care

Do you have the passion, skill and motivation to support children who are in the care of extended family (eg grandparents, aunty, uncle etc)?

Do you have an appropriate qualification and want to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, young people and their families in our community?

Due to service changes Out of Home Care (OOHC) has the above full-time position available based in Wodonga.

OOHC service consists of a number of programs that are committed to ensuring the safety, stability and opportunity to thrive for vulnerable children and young people in our community.

The Kinship program funded by DFFH provides case management and information and advice services to kinship families in the Ovens Murray area.

This position engage in all aspects of Kinship Care including working with children, carers, (grandparents, aunties, uncles or other family members) and other key stakeholders to ensure the provision of a therapeutic environment.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Sciences or equivalent.
  • An understanding and demonstrated experience in case management.
  • A sound knowledge of trauma and the impact on children and the ability to apply that knowledge.

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

To be successful in this position you will need to address the Key Selection Criteria as detailed in the position description.

Your application must include:

  • A covering 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.

For further enquiries please contact Service Manager, Janine Lawler on 02 6055 8000 or to jlawler@umfc.com.au using the subject line: Practitioner Kinship Care - Out of Home Care - Wodonga enquiry via EthicalJobs.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are the successful candidate the following will be mandatory prior to commencement:

  • A satisfactory National Police Check (completed and paid for by UMFC)
  • International Police Check where relevant
  • Evidence of a current Victorian & NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC)

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