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Family Services Practitioner - Mildura

Anglicare Victoria

Your role:

Using a team approach, the Family Services Practitioner will;

  • Provide an in-home family casework service, working in partnership with families to achieve their goals, aimed enhancing child/children’s development and family functioning.
  • Take steps to reduce risks to children’s safety and wellbeing and other family members.
  • Work with families to empower them to manage their life situation and to take charge of their lives, including a positive engagement with their community
  • Work collaboratively with Child Protection, other professionals and families’ broader social networks to ensure a coordinated support package is in place.

For more specific information about the program, position and key responsibilities, please view the attached position description: Download File Family Services Practitioner PD FS E AW5 112023 V1.0 (3).pdf

About you:

NB: We can offer support and training in these areas to new graduates

  • Experience or knowledge of Best Interest Principles as outlined within the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005
  • Family Services aims to support parents to ensure the social, emotional, educational, health and developmental needs for their children are met
  • A good understanding of the social context of child abuse and neglect and experience in applying relevant theoretical approaches to deliver outcomes.
  • Experience in active engagement of vulnerable children, youth and families and delivering a range of interventions to improve their outcomes
  • Experience in conducting risk and needs assessments, and developing and implementing action plans
  • Skills in case management, including developing community linkages
  • A commitment to working with vulnerable children young people and families who have experienced trauma


A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work or related discipline at degree level or diploma level with experience relevant to child welfare

New graduates will need relevant placement experience 

The important stuff:

  • Salary starts at around $96,000 plus super plus salary packaging (Level 5 SCHADS) at full time.
  • Part time , 4 days per week, 0.8- fixed term position until 30th June 2025.
  • Pro rata the above amount in line with 30.4 hours.
  • Relocation assistance is available to support you to move to Mildura. (call for details)
  • Access to discounted health insurance, free Employee Assistance, Salary Packaging and a range of other employment benefits supporting your physical and mental health
  • Professional development, training, support and a culture of inclusivity and resilience.
  • A workplace with Rainbow Tick Accreditation and DCA Inclusive Employer recognition.

What our people say- “AV is an organisation where if you want to challenge yourself or explore opportunities, you don’t have to leave to do that. There are so many great people, programs and services, so it’s an organisation where you have great conditions for growth and development”.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position please click apply by the 31st July 2024 however don't delay, as suitable candidates will progress through the interview process immediately and the position may be filled prior to advertised closing date. 

You will also be requested to attach your resume and cover letter that describes your motivation to apply for this role and any skills and experience relevant to the role.

For further enquiries contact Team Leader Karen Martin Family Services on 03 5025 9300 or email [email protected] using the subject line: Family Services Practitioner - Mildura enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

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