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Family Support Worker - Bereaved Parent Support NT - SIDS and Kids NT


Employer: Bereaved Parent Support NT | SIDS and Kids NT
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Community Development, Family Services, Health Care & Allied Health, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Darwin

Job posted on: 19 March, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

Bereaved Parent Support NT | SIDS and Kids NT was formed in 1985 and supports Territorians through unexpected baby and child deaths from conception up to the age of 18 and includes pregnancy after loss.

Support is offered for miscarriage, stillbirth, sudden illness, accident, SIDS and pregnancy after loss, to parents, carers and extended family and friends.
We have a part time (0.6 FTE) position available for an immediate start to join us as a Family Support Worker.

We are seeking a team member who has experience in one of the following: counselling or social work (with the ability to gain membership accreditation with their relevant association body) with client support and ideally incorporating bereavement support

Other aspects of the role include:

  • Deliver bereavement support to client families via a range of mediums including in person, phone and text message.
  • Visit hospitals and maintain productive working relationships with hospital based Social Workers and other staff.
  • Support and provide debriefing to volunteer parent supporters who have the emergency bereavement phone on a roster
  • Create, maintain and enhance bereavement resources
  • Maintain timely and accurate notes on interactions with clients.
  • Ensure occasions of bereavement services and support are accurately recorded for statistical data
  • Develop, maintain and enhance policies pertaining to bereavement and services provided by the organisation
  • Develop, maintain and enhance relationships and networks with referring organisations, other non government organisations
  • Provision of assistance to team members, committee and volunteer parent supporters as required
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