Family Worker (Children & Family)
Junaya Family Development Services
Job Reference: 010JUNC
Be a part of making a difference in the local community
Work close to home
Increase your take home pay with salary packaging
Our client, Junaya Family Development Services (JFDS), is looking for two family workers who are qualified, experienced in case work, self-motivated and apply person-centred practice. Specifically:
Family Worker (Learning Difficulty/Disability)
Family Worker (Children and Family)
Your new employer…
JFDS provides family support, case work and group work activities to individuals, children, young people and their families experiencing vulnerability in the Blacktown Local Government area.
Leave work each day feeling part of making a difference to the local community! Find out more about Junaya via https://junaya.org.au/
About the Opportunity…
Reporting to the General Manager, these are case management positions provides also providing advice, advocacy, referral and support to vulnerable members of the community.
Specifically, the Family Worker (Children and Family) role engages with and builds the capacity of families experiencing vulnerabilities e.g. parenting problems/concerns, domestic/family violence, child protection, relationship breakdown, mental health, disability, alcohol and other drugs and by lack of access to infrastructure provisions.
Both positions are Permanent Full Time at 35 hours per week. Salary for these roles are classified at level 4 in the NSW SCHADS Award (pay point to be determined depending on experience). The roles are based in Blacktown but some local travel is required, therefore you will need a current driver’s license and your own car.
What you’ll need to succeed…
The successful applicant will have expert knowledge and understanding of the dynamics, complexities and consequences of DFV, child protection. disability and learning difficulties, mental health, AOD, and have knowledge and understanding of the needs and rights of diverse people and families. You will also have excellent organisational, administrative and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Minimum qualifications as Diploma in Community Services/Case Management, Degree in Social Sciences or equivalent including overseas qualifications
Minimum 2 years experience in the management and provision of casework services and group work activities to vulnerable children, young people and families experiencing domestic/family violence, child protection issues, disability and learning difficulties, mental health issues, alcohol & drug issues, homelessness and related issues and comprehensive understanding of the impact of these issues
Demonstrated cultural competence
Experience in building and maintaining constructive working relationships with key stakeholders and excellent networking skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Own vehicle with comprehensive insurance
Knowledge of DEX Reporting System and Community Data Solutions (Client & Case Management)
Fluency in a community language spoken in the Blacktown LGA (desirable)
Employment requirements include the provision of a Working with Children Check clearance, agreement to undertake a Police Check, evidence of the right to work in Australia, current driver’s licence and own car.
What you’ll get in return…
Salary Packaging – increase your take home pay!
Some above Award conditions
Opportunities for multi skilling and up-skilling
High level of diversity in role
Supportive team environment
Applications close COB (5pm) Tuesday 9th March 2021
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