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Group Worker

Organisation : Relationships Australia NSW via Big Splash

Location : Sydney (Wattle Place)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Client Services, Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Children, Community Support Services, Families

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • Job Title: Group worker
  • Fixed-Term Position
  • Based in Wattle Place
  • Salary Packaging & Other Exciting Benefits Available

About the role

We are seeking suitably qualified and experienced Group Worker to provide group work practice and clinical experience to support and deliver the Wattle Place group work program to deliver high quality services to clients and; apply their community engagement skills and experience to support the community and regional engagement strategy of Wattle Place.

The position works as part of a multi-disciplinary team, contributes to program and service development, and supports the centre including promoting services to clients and stakeholders.

This is a Permanent Role

The annual base salary range for this position is as given below:

$43,401 – $48,358 (Pro-Rata for 3 days a week part time)

$72,335 to $80,597 (if this were a full time role)

In addition to the base salary, there is the employers contribution (9.5%) to superannuation, leave loading (17.5%) and we offer salary packaging.

Actual salary will be negotiated with the successful candidate being dependent on their level of experience, training and qualifications.

About the team

You will be working within an agile team collaborating closely with the Manager and Team Leader at Wattle Place.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

We’re interested in hearing from people who possess a combination of the below

  • Demonstrated group facilitation skills with clients who have been impacted by complex trauma / childhood trauma.
  • Ability to practice with empathy and understanding in order to engage clients.
  • Ability to monitor and respond to group dynamics in a respectful, person centred, trauma informed manner.
  • Ability to establish rapport, respect and trust with clients.
  • Attention to person- centred needs and strengths identification and assessment; respond to the client’s need in a manner that increases well-being and generates satisfaction; actively listen and follow through on commitments to clients.
  • Demonstrated understanding of trauma-informed care principles and ability to practice in accordance with TICP
  • Demonstrated maturity and professionalism. Ability to engage in reflective practice through clinical supervision and a commitment to continual professional development.
  • Demonstrated initiative and adaptability to changing situations. Ability to work effectively. High level of oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently. Collaboration and cooperation in working toward shared organisational goals for service delivery and contribute to a positive team culture.
  • Ability to think and act appropriately in a crisis and to manage self and others in situations where emotions and conflict are apparent. Can manage their own emotions and assist others to remain calm.
  • Takes ownership of work and identified areas of improvement, transparent in practices, corrects mistakes when identified.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Relationships Australia NSW via Big Splash

We've been here since 1948 and are one of largest secular organisations in Australia providing professional services to support relationships.

Relationships Australia NSW believes everyone is entitled to positive, supportive and healthy relationships. Our work is centred on building strong family relationships and community connections. As a leading independent nonprofit organisation, we focus on those in greatest need, and we conduct our work with respect for difference and social inclusiveness.

How to apply for this role

Position Description : artwork_5019763_2319748

Sound exactly like the sort of role for you? Follow this link to apply. RANSW.486

Please quote in application: Group Worker via Pro Bono Australia.

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