- Job posted on: 4th Sep 2019
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Be part of Save the Children's Back on Track program, a new NT government initiative which aims to prevent youth crime, divert young people away from the youth justice system and provide alternatives to detention. We need you to be part of a dedicated team in Katherine to support vulnerable families and maximise the impact of our programs on the lives of young people.
We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there's a disaster - like an earthquake, drought or conflict - we are there on the ground.
In this newly created full time, fixed term position (to September 2022, with potential for an additional 2 year extension), you'll work with the new Back on Track team (made up of a Team Leader, Teacher and Youth Worker) to deliver family support services, drive community and cultural connections, and promote positive approaches to parenting and family wellbeing. Based in Katherine, you'll be part of our Australian Programs team and report to the Back on Track Team Leader.
… You're an enthusiastic and committed support worker with demonstrated experience in working alongside families to achieve agreed outcomes. Your highly developed cultural awareness and sensitivity, partnered with excellent communication skills, will enable you to build community networks and lasting relationships. You are not afraid of a challenge and constantly seek to grow and develop.
It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:
At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work.
Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
For more information refer to the Position Description - Family Support Worker Back on Track.