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Children’s Worker – Families@Home

Organisation : Uniting

Location : Melbourne (Epping)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Client Services, Community Services

Sector : Children, Families

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 13 Aug, 2020

About the role

About the opportunity

The Children’s Worker will provide high quality trauma informed therapeutic individual and group work services to infants, children, young people and their caregivers who are engaged in the Families@Home program.

The role will work collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders, providers concerning the child development, mental health and well-being needs of infants, children and their care givers. The role will also provide support, secondary consultation and mentoring to staff members within the Families@Home team.

About you

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualification/s in Social work, Psychology or related field.
  • Qualifications in early childhood teaching/development/counselling would be an advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to work therapeutically with children and parents who have experienced family violence; in both individual and group settings.
  • Experience in working from a feminist framework in the family violence domain.
  • Experience in providing risk assessment for children would be an advantage.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

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

Visit us: www.unitingvictas.org.au

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability by addressing the key/core selection criteria according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Get in touch

Kayti Franklin, Team Leader – Families@Home – 0428 205 665


Please quote in application: Children's Worker - Families@Home via Pro Bono Australia.


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