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Family Preservation and Reunification Practitioner

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

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part-Time, Maximum Term until 30 June 2021 (0.8 FTE)
  • Sale location

About the opportunity

This role works in a collaborative, care team approach to work with families where complex issues present and who are actively involved with Child Protection.

The target group for this model are children who are subject to unborn reports, very young children (0-5 years) and young adolescents (10-15 years)

This program allows for an innovative and creative response to meet the needs of all family members and to identify and mitigate risk.

You can view the full position description here

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related tertiary qualification relevant to child and family welfare
  • An understanding of the ‘Best Interests’ Case Practice Model and Children Youth and Families Act (CYFA) 2005 and 2015 amendments
  • A commitment to the family-centered approach and the family strengthening and empowerment models of practice
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging with families successfully and completing assertive outreach
  • Experience in working with Child Protection directly or in a community services setting would be beneficial

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the following

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the Core Selection Criteria in the position description

Applications close

Wednesday 30 September 2020

Get in touch

Megan Stanbridge, Family Reunification and Preservation Team Leader
T: 03 5144 7777

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au

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 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.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

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