About the Role
Safe Futures is seeking a qualified full time Specialist Children’s worker to augment our existing refuge and emergency response service. Working as part of a dynamic team the Specialist Children’s worker will have the primary responsibility to complete assessments and deliver services for children with complex needs. The role requires the provisions of a therapeutic environment for children, including the provision of child focussed interventions.
This is a 12 month position with the possibility of extending and has been established in response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission into family violence.
The full time specialist children’s worker will be available Monday to Friday during normal business hours with the capacity to participate in the on-call recall roster and respond after hours when required.
Safe Futures Foundation offers generous salary packaging and superannuation in addition to the remuneration.
All applicants must have a valid Working with Children’s check, current Drivers Licence and appointment to this position is subject to passing a National Police check.
About the Organisation
Safe Futures Foundation (SFF) is a not for profit Specialist Family Violence Organisation that provides frontline services to women and children to help them escape control, abuse and violence and rebuild their lives. We have been responding to family violence and changing people’s stories for over 40 years. We employ intensive case managers, women’s and children’s advocates and a children’s group worker across 2 main sites in Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs. We are funded by the Department of Health and Human Services.
The Foundation supports women and children through three key programs:
- Safe in the Community
- Intake and Emergency Response and
- Community Connect
Our clients may be referred to us by Safe Steps, Victoria Police, Centrelink, community services and self referrals.
Apply for this Job
For consideration, the applicant must address the key selection criteria contained within the position description, all inquiries and applications either by emailing Kate on firstname.lastname@example.org or phoning (03) 9877 0311.
Applications close 10th August 2018
Please quote in application: Specialist Children’s Worker via Pro Bono Australia.