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Community Bubs (Integrated Family Services) Practitioner

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Location : Melbourne (Cheltenham)

Organisation : Family Life

Work Type : Full-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 18-09-2017

About the Role

Family Life is looking for an experienced Community Bubs (IFS) Practitioner to work closely with families. Specifically, the role will entail working with families where the mother is in the last trimester through to families with children up to 6 months old.

The role requires assessing family and social systems and formulating a service plan in collaboration with family and other relevant supports. The Community Bubs (IFS) Practitioner will support families for up to 12 months and will be required to assist the evidence based research component of the program, building on the previous pilot outcomes.

About You
To be successful in this role you will have:

● A Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Social Welfare, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Counselling, Social Sciences or equivalent.
● Previous experience working in infant, child and family welfare.
● Experience in enhancing infant development through trauma informed practice.
● Highly effective interpersonal skills and experience working collaboratively with teams and volunteers.
● Experience working with families with complex presentations and involved with the Child Protection system.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Family Life
Family Life is an independent, entrepreneurial community service organisation, offering a range of programs, support and community building services. Family Life’s work is acknowledged at all government levels for our innovation, impact and whole of community approach. Priority is given to vulnerable families, children and young people. Since its foundation in 1970 volunteers and community supporters have played a crucial role in the organisation.

Family Life is a centre of research, knowledge and innovation delivering measurable social change and impact. We contribute to national and international knowledge through our reputation for changing lives by effective connection, care and transformation.

Family Life is a youth and child safe organisation. We value, respect, and listen to children and young people. We are committed to the safety of all children and young people including the cultural safety of Aboriginal children and young people, culturally and/or linguistically diverse children and young people, gender and sexually diverse children and young people and children and young people with a disability.

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