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Wellbeing Practitioners x4 - IFS - Horsham

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • 4 X Part-time, maximum term positions until June 2023
  • Join a new program, based in Horsham

About the opportunity

The Wellbeing Practitioner (IFS) will be part of the Family Services team and will work in partnership with universal services such as Early Childhood, Primary Schools, Maternal and Child Health and hospitals to deliver services, understanding and responding to the family’s emerging needs. The program is particularly targeted toward families who require early help to support the wellbeing and development of their children, to reduce the need for more intensive services or statutory intervention.

The position will be outposted in community settings including schools, M&CHN and Early Childhood settings in Horsham.

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About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A Diploma and/or Bachelor of Social Work or Psychology or relevant discipline or a willingness to study further and transferable experience.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in the child and family welfare field, particularly with regard to support of vulnerable and complex families and at risk children.
  • Sound understanding of family and parenting issues, especially in the context of child protective concerns.
  • Commitment to, and understanding of working with marginalised groups including indigenous and CALD clients
  • Sound understanding of the “Best Interests” framework and the Child, Youth and Family Act (2005), MARAM and the Child Information Sharing Scheme.
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today by submitting the following as a part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Get in touch

For more information or questions regarding the role, please contact Louise Netherway, Senior Manager on Louise.Netherway@vt.uniting.org using the subject line: Wellbeing Practitioners x4 - IFS - Horsham enquiry via EthicalJobs or 0419 610 371.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: www.unitingvictas.org.au

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 Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.


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