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Intake Worker - Queanbeyan


Employer: MacKillop Family Services
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Social Work, Family Services, Indigenous, Youth
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NSW

Job posted on: 11 September, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Seeking Social Worker with database skills
  • 38 hours per fortnight perm part-time position based in Queanbeyan
  • $39.95 per hour

The Intake Worker will be responsible for engaging with newly referred families into the FFT-CW program and assisting them to understand the FFT- CW program. Reporting to the Manager Child, Youth and Families, the position will actively engage with the children and their families through the completion of prescribed intake processes and be involved in data analysis and reporting for the program.

FFT-CW is an evidence-based, whole of family intervention program aimed at keeping families together, and wherever appropriate keeping children out of Out of Home Care. Internationally tested and recognised, the model targets the causes of harm, and treats trauma. FFT-CW is a home-based treatment model that works with families where there has been physical abuse and/or neglect of a child. There are two types of services within the model – one for families who would benefit from a Family Therapy Intervention, and one for families who are more likely to engage successfully in community supports through a Therapeutic Casework intervention.

About you:

We are seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate the following:

  • A knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and values and an awareness of the current issues faced by Aboriginal children, young people and their families
  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in Bachelor of Social Work or Psychology or an Aboriginal Health Worker
  • Highly effective interpersonal, emotional intelligence and engagement skills and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • High level of skill in working with databases, proficient in data entry and electronic data collection systems and strong analytical skills with demonstrated experience in interpreting data for effective reporting
  • Initiative to assess and evaluate current data collection practices and to recommend solutions to improved systems and processes
  • A track record of working collaboratively with the demonstrated capacity to negotiate and liaise with internal and external stakeholders including FACS, other agencies and the community
  • Confidence to work safely in client homes and out-of-office environments and awareness of safety and risk factors and knowledge of safety planning
  • Ability to relate to clients and their families from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
How to apply for this job

To be considered for this position, review the position description and complete the online employment application form, address the key selection as outlined in the position description and submit your resume by 27 September 2019.

Click link, where you will be redirected to MacKillop’s Careers page. Scroll to find the Intake Worker position and click on the link where you will have the option to 'Apply Now' for the role

For further information please contact Nerida Oberg on 0428672258 or email at Nerida.oberg@mackillop.org.au, using the subject line: Intake Worker - Queanbeyan enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Supporting materials  Intake Worker PD.pdf