Integrated Family Support Worker
7 month maternity leave - Part time – 7 days a fortnight Location: Rosny Park, Tas Make a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians in need About Us Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 160 years. Every day we support people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more. We are generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.
Mission Australia is committed to keeping children and young people safe with zero tolerance of harm or abuse, and expect all our employees and volunteers to reflect this commitment. Your Opportunity Support clients and other employee’s in the provision of support activities within the values of Mission Australia, that contributes to the outcomes of the service Your key responsibilities will be to: provide intensive ongoing person-centred case management provide, evidence-informed case management sessions with clients that are sensitive and responsive to, the cultural strengths and needs of each client Work collaboratively with caseworkers to provide specialised advice and support with appropriate engagement strategies Work with clients to create holistic and strength-based individualised support plans Respond to referrals of clients to the service from internal and external support services Undertake initial registrations for clients, including all necessary paperwork and application forms Requirements for Success Relevant degree with at least 1 years’ experience (e.g.
relevant four-year degree with at least 1 years’ experience or relevant three-year degree with two years of relevant experience). Demonstrated professional approach to the role including maintaining professional boundaries. Demonstrated ability to provide specialised or complex therapeutic interventions and manage a caseload of complex client.
Well-developed written and verbal communication skills Demonstrated professional approach to the role including maintaining professional boundaries. A positive and person-centred approach An understanding from combined lived experience and professional development about factors that support recovery and a proven ability to use this to positively support others on their recovery journey. Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people.
Culture & Benefits A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration. To ensure our employees feel....