- Job posted on: 7th Sep 2020
- Applications close:
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.
We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.
The purpose of the Child and Family Practitioner position is to develop and implement high quality Family Action Plans for families referred to the Placement Preservation Service, where the children or young people are on statutory orders with Child Safety Services. The Child and Family Practitioner utilises the Parenting Under Pressure (PuP) framework and other evidence based approaches to assess the family situation and guide the appropriate interventions. The Child and Family Practitioner will work in partnership with the Parents/Caregivers, children and young people, relevant government agencies and stakeholders in order to promote positive outcomes of preservation for children and young people.
These roles are full time with an option of 4 days per week.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and hold Tasmanian Working With Vulnerable People Registration.
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We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.
Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA).