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Support Worker - Western Kinship Care & First Support

Anglicare Victoria
  • An integrated approach supporting newly established Kinship placements
  • 19 hours per week offering a 5-6 day fortnight
  • Join the leading provider of home based care services in Victoria

Your role:

This role will be responsible for preparing Kinship Part B comprehensive assessments and providing support to kinship placements within the Kinship Care First Supports program. You will assess and provide family services support to newly established carers, children and young people to promote stability, safety and developmental needs.

About you:

  • Experience managing risk and wellbeing and work within the Best Interest Framework
  • An understanding of how trauma can affect the development of young people
  • Solid understanding of the Child Protection and Welfare system in Victoria 
  • Excellent written, verbal and collaborative communication skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a busy and dynamic program
  • An empathy with AV’s Values and Mission to do better for Children, Young People and Families

Qualifications:

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

What you need to know:

  • Level 5 SCHADS
  • Part time 0.5 which is 2.5 days per week or a 5 day fortnight
  • Genuine work life balance
  • More flexible hours
  • Great office location: Yarraville
  • 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
  • Our Rainbow Tick Accreditation
  • A leadership team that are passionate about achieving the best possible outcomes for children, young people and families

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. AV employees are required to either be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 or have a medical exemption. AV will require evidence that you are compliant with these requirements.

Ready to take the next steps:

To apply for this position please click apply below.

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.

Detailed Position Description: click here.

For further enquiries contact Miriyana Domazetovska on 9396 7400 or at miriyana.domazetovska@anglicarevic.org.au using the subject line: Support Worker - Western Kinship Care & First Support enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please note that on Friday, 7 October 2021, the Victorian Government’s Chief Health Officer issued COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. As an employer, AV is required to comply with the terms of these directions.  Workers covered in these directions are required to have their first COVID-19 vaccine dose by Friday 15 October 2021 in order to perform work outside of their ordinary place of residence. Further, such workers will also be required to have their second dose by 26 November 2021. Please be aware that this role is covered by the Chief Health Officer’s Directions.

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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