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Case Worker – Integrated Family Services

Organisation : Uniting

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Community Services

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 7 Mar, 2021

About the role

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full Time, Maximum Term (until September 2022)

About the opportunity

Integrated Family Services works with vulnerable children, young people and their families who are being impacted upon by disadvantage including poverty, trauma, substance abuse, mental health and family violence and are potentially at risk of becoming involved with the Child Protection system or are already involved with child protection.

Integrated Family Services provides a case management and support service for children, young people and their families and is an outreach case management service that aims to enhance family functioning by addressing children’s needs and improving parenting skills and relationships.

About you

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Welfare or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in working with disempowered and vulnerable people, including capacity to engage clients and establish effective helping relationships.
  • Knowledge and experience of a range of relevant intervention strategies and frameworks including children’s developmental needs, parent skill development, working with diversity, drug and alcohol recovery, the cycle of violence, crisis planning and family and broader systems is needed.
  • Strong ability to network and establish sound working relationships with related services,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Outlook) skills.

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

Applications close on Sunday 7 March 2021

Get in touch

For more information about the role, please contact Valerie Ayres-Wearne – Senior Manager, Parenting and Family on 0414 507 734

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

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

How to apply

Please click on the apply now button for further details.

Please quote in application: Case Worker - Integrated Family Services via Pro Bono Australia.


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