Child & Family Practitioner
Our Brighter Futures Program strengthens families so children can live at home safely, free from abuse and neglect, and can enjoy the best possible start to life. We deliver voluntary services to families at high risk of entering or escalating within the statutory child protection system. Your new role: You will engage and support at risk families make different choices for their children.
You will undertake an initial assessment of family strengths and needs, and develop case plans that build on the family’s resilience to enable them to overcome risks by using evidence informed practices, partnering with other services and supporting the family to shape their next chapter. Terms: We have full time vacancies in our Inverell and Tamworth teams. Who’s the team? We are a dynamic team with diverse skills and experiences.
We have a supportive Leadership team and have access to a Practice Leadership Unit. We are committed to high quality work, very welcoming and believe with the right support every parent has potential to make lasting life changes. In the COVID world, we are working remotely to ensure we can continue to deliver services.
New employees are onboarded remotely and where safe, in person. Your safety is important to us. Some of the benefits we offer Salary packaging, Discounts on everyday purchases, Flexible work arrangements, Accrued days off, Purchasing additional leave, IT tools/devices to support working remotely, Long service leave after 5 years & more What you need to succeed? As an experienced Social Worker, Psychologist, Case Worker or Case Manager you will have Strong background in delivering Child Protection services to vulnerable families Excellent IT skills and ability to use technology in service delivery Ability to work unsupervised Ability to work remotely High level of professional accountability and integrity and a belief that every parent has potential A relevant degree qualification and current driver’s licence Interested? Apply online today We will be interviewing virtually as we receive great applications.
For any urgent enquires please contact Jane Hynes on 0420 959 392. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members.
We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability please get in contact. Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check or similar (where relevant to the role)..