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Young Parent Connector

Anglicare Victoria

Part-time, 22.8 hrs/week Located at our Broadmeadows office Limited tenure until 30 June 2022, with the possibility of extension About Us: At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower.

We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work. The Position: This position is in the Young Parents Project which sits within the Hume Moreland Family and Community Services teams. The project is funded by the Department of Social Services; Communities for Children Program.

The Young Parents Project will be delivered to parents under the age of 25, with children 0-12, living in Hume area. The Project has three main components of active engaging young parents and their children to assess their needs, linking them to community services and providing evidence based group work. These components are aimed at supporting young parents in their parenting role to address their unique needs, develop strong attachments with their children, and build strong community and peer connections.

Each component interconnects to provide a flexible and holistic service model, with a focus on young parents from diverse backgrounds To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need: A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Youth Work, Community Development or equivalent /or less formal qualifications with specialised skills sufficient to perform at this level, with a minimum two years’ work experience. Demonstrated experience working with young families who have multiple and complex needs, utilising a child-focused family-centred approach. Demonstrated experience and training in group work facilitation.

An understanding of the service system that interfaces with young parents and children, including those from diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders to reach the best outcomes for young families, including a demonstrated awareness of the Child Information Sharing Scheme, the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme and the MARAM Framework. Please Note : It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

How to Apply: Detailed Position Description PD_Parent Connector _FS_North_Aug 2021.pdf To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.

For further enquiries contact Megan Johnson or Rosie Downs on 9301 5200. Applications close: Monday 20th September 2021 We would encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.

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Date02 October 2021

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