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Children's Worker - Families@Home

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Work type: Maximum Term Part Time
Location: Melbourne North
Categories: Child, Youth and Families

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part Time (45.6 hrs per fortnight), Max Term (until August 2021)

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. 

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

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

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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.

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