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Regional Children's Resource Coordinator


Employer: Merri Outreach Support Service
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Housing & Homelessness, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 17 January, 2019.
Applications close: 12 February, 2019. (Expired)

  • 4 days per week with generous conditions
  • Join a team of two with strong Statewide links

Position Summary

This exciting and influential leadership role of Regional Children’s Resource Coordinator sits within the Regional Children’s Resource Program (RCRP) alongside the RCRP Senior Coordinator. Merri Outreach Support Service (MOSS) auspices the RCRP which comprises a highly collaborative team of two workers based at the Agency’s Broadmeadows office. Whilst the Children’s Resource Coordinator receives supervision from the RCRP Senior Coordinator, it is expected they would commit to implementing an agreed annual work plan. This is an advanced networking position for homelessness and family violence assistance services across the North and West Metropolitan Region of Melbourne. Catchments are in accordance with the DHHS structure.

The Regional Children’s Resource Coordinator will provide a systemic regional response; advocating for structural reform and improved resources for accompanying children in addition to highlighting service gaps and improving access to services. The position provides support and professional advisory assistance to children’s workers, Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) and Integrated Family Violence Services, networks in the region and develops linkages with relevant sectors.

The primary aim is to improve outcomes for vulnerable children who are homeless and/or experience family violence. Links to the statewide children’s resource network are important, as those with the MOSS Bright Futures – Homeless Children’s Specialist Support Service and other MOSS case management teams.

Additional information about Merri Outreach Support Service can be found on the website: www.merri.org.au and the North West Children’s Resource Program website www.homelesskidscount.org.

A full Position Description is attached below.

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