Job no: 492947
Work type: Maximum Term Full Time
Location: Melbourne North
Categories: Child, Youth and Families
About the opportunity
The First Supports program is focused solely on children and young people in statutory kinship placements, being those with an active child protection intervention or protection order.
Working full time at our Reservoir office, this highly satisfying role will see you:
We are looking for a proactive, responsible individual who will complete comprehensive assessments of new kinship care placements, meet immediate material and financial needs of placements through early provision of flexible brokerage; and build the capacity of kinship carers to understand and respond to the needs of the children and the young people in their care by providing family services support.
Ideally you will have knowledge and experience of:
How to apply
If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below:
Applications close on Thursday 4 June 2020
For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Gabriella Hendricks, Team Leader – Kinship First Supports on 0466 814 946 or email email@example.com
About UnitingAt Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and well-being 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 Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) 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.
Advertised: 22 May 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 04 Jun 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
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