- Job posted on: 12th Feb 2020
- Applications close:
At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.
Child and Family Services in the St Luke’s Region consist of a range of programs that provide support to families who have dependent children 0-18 years.
The aim of Child and Family Services is to provide quality in-home and community interventions, with ranging intensities. Services and support is delivered in a child-centred, family focused way and works alongside families to address the changes that may need to occur for their children to be safe at home. These services include: Integrated Family Services, Changing Futures and placement prevention programs such as Stronger Families and Families First.
Families First is a placement prevention program that works with families across 6 Local Government Areas:
The program provides 6-8 weeks of flexible intensive support and has three areas of focus - Placement Prevention, Long Term Placement Prevention and Re-unification.
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.
For more information refer to the detailed Position Description: Families First Worker Feb2020.docx.pdf.