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Case Worker - Stronger Families Intensive Family Services - Port Pirie

Aboriginal Family Support Services
  • Port Pirie
  • Salary Range $82,063 - $88,307
  • Full time

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Aboriginal Family Support Services (AFSS) has been serving South Australian Aboriginal communities for over 40 years. We are passionate and committed to working with families and community to keep children safe in family, culture.

The Intensive Family Service

Walks alongside families who are facing complex challenges that are placing them at risk of entering the Child Protection system. We provide intensive, in home case management support to assist families to create plans and develop new ways of managing to allow them to keep their kids safe.

As a Case Worker you will:

  • Have an understanding historical and contemporary factors impact Aboriginal families and bring them into contact with the child protection system.
  • Demonstrate great relationship building, communication and team work skills
  • Understand therapeutic approaches to working with complex trauma, be passionate about working with clients to create their own plans and providing consistent, reliable and accountable service to families.

What you need

  • Prior experience and demonstrated knowledge in family support and complex case management
  • A Minimum Certificate IV in Child, Youth & Family Intervention (or similar, as required by our funding contracts), or must obtain qualification within 12 months of starting the role.
  • A South Australian Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • An NDIS Employment Clearance
  • National Police Check
  • A Safe Environments for Children and Young People – Through their eyes Certificate A current Australian Drivers License
  • Unrestricted eligibility to work in Australia
  • Don’t have a WWCC & NDISWC? You can apply on-line at www.sa.gov.au/screening

Ideally You Will Also Have:

  • Qualifications in Social Work, Social Sciences or Community Services or similar

Working in a not for profit agency you can salary sacrifice to increase your take home pay.

If this sounds like you scroll down to view the Job & Person Specification

Then tell us in a 2 page cover letter (addressing the KRA’s found in the J&P) why you are a good fit for this job and submit this with your resume via the "Apply Now" button.

For more information please call Lucy Smith on 0473 885 114 (Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm).

Please note: Previous Applicants need not apply

We look forward to receiving your application, however if you do not provide a 2 page cover letter address your skills and experience against the Job and Person Specification we are unlikely to consider your application. AFSS reserves the right to commence interviews prior to closing date, and may fill the role if a suitable candidate is identified.

A position description is attached.

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