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Intensive Family Services Worker

Location : Melbourne

Organisation : Doncare

Work Type : Contract/Temporary

Salary Type : Hourly

Application Closing Date : 11-09-2017

About the Role

Doncare is seeking a suitably qualified person to join our Family Services’ team to deliver services under an exciting new program titled Intensive Family Services.

The Intensive Family Services response is aimed at families whose children are subject to Family Preservation or Family Reunification Orders. The intent is that Family Services will work intensively with families in partnership with Child Protection (and other services where required), to achieve Child Protection case plan goals. Child Protection will retain case management responsibility. Family Services will support families to meet case plan goals by promoting child safety, development and permanency, increasing parenting capacity and improving family functioning.

Reporting to the Team Leader, Family Services the successful applicant will join a team of dedicated staff and partner with them to promote Doncare’s mission and values and support our important work.

This is a fixed term contract position of 30.40 hours per week until 30th June 2018 with the possibility for extension past that date.

Download the position description or request that one is sent to you by emailing ian.clark@doncare.org.au Enquiries regarding the position can be directed to Ian Clark on 9856 1500.

Doncare has a legal and moral responsibility to ensure the safety of all children in accordance with the Child Safe Standards and expects all staff to commit to this standard and understand their duty of care obligations. Mandatory pre-employment checks will be undertaken prior to commencement.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Doncare

Doncare is a not for profit agency that provides services to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged residents of Manningham and surrounding suburbs.

Doncare supports families and individuals of all ages to access opportunities that will assist them in their daily living and enhance family functioning. Doncare provides high quality services in the areas of Counselling, Social Support, Family Services and practical assistance.

Doncare receives funding from local, state and federal governments. We also operate seven opportunity shops and attract funds through the support of private donations, philanthropic trusts and the community sector

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Mr Ian Clark

Phone : 03 9856 1500

Email : ian.clark@doncare.org.au

Applicants should apply in writing to Mr Ian Clark and attach all documentation to support their application.

Applicants are requested to provide a separate statement demonstrating how they meet the requirements of the key selection criteria.

Applications can be forwarded by email to Mr Ian Clark, Manager, Family Services (ian.clark@doncare.org.au) and close at 5.00pm on Monday 11th September 2017.


Please quote in application: Intensive Family Services Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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