- Job posted on: 14th Aug 2019
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At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.
Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.
We have an outstanding opportunity for a passionate and experienced support worker to join our Lifeline team. The role of the WAH Response & Support Worker is to provide an after hours telephone responsive, informed and supportive service for the Uniting Children, Youth & Family Services program.
You will need to have experience or knowledge in the Child Protection or trauma area and be passionate about making a difference to disadvantaged youth in Victoria. You will have tertiary qualifications in the disciplines of social work, counselling or equivalent including experience and competency demonstrated in previous employment. You will need to be able to work a fixed fortnightly roster of 3 overnight shifts (including 2 weekend overnight shifts) and have the capacity to work additional overnights if required. Other shift times of the day will be offered on an ad hoc basis. Working remotely is available to you.