- Job posted on: 4th Sep 2019
- Applications close:
No day is the same in Save the Children Australia's Intensive Family and Parenting Service (IFPS) in Katherine. You'll work as part of an exciting team, providing critical support for families of children who may be at risk. This is an exciting opportunity to use your skills and experience to make a difference.
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 full-time, fixed term role (until 30 April 2020, with potential for extension), you'll collaborate with IFPS team members to deliver family support services, where a child up to the age of 18 has been identified as experiencing or being at very high risk of experiencing neglect or have had contact with the child protection system. You'll work with the team to promote positive approaches to parenting and family wellbeing. Based in Katherine, you'll be part of our NT Programs team and report to the IFPS 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 IFPS Katherine.