- Melbourne > Doveton
- Job posted on: 28th Jun 2022
- Applications close:
Take this great opportunity to make a real difference to children’s wellbeing through connectedness to family. The Enhanced Therapeutic Contact Service (ETCS) is a unique program that works closely with families to help strengthen relationships and ensure children’s experience of contact visits is meaningful, safe, and enjoyable.
As a Social Worker you will support and supervise court ordered contact visits for children living in Out of Home Care, creating a stable, predictable, and safe environment to enhance the quality of contact visits. Making slime, playing cricket, or providing psycho-education on child development, team members employ a multitude of skills to actively and creatively support parents to meet their child’s needs. ETCS advocates for children, provides role modelling, coaching, parenting education, and plans contact experiences to achieve agreed goals including reunification, unsupervised visits, or alternate means of supervision.
View the full position description here: PD - Social Worker ETCS.pdf
To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a tertiary qualification in social work, psychology or a related discipline.
You will also have:
If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:
Deborah Osmand – Team Leader, ETCS.
T: (03) 9051 5965.
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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.
Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.