- Job posted on: 15th Oct 2020
- Applications close:
Are you passionate about helping children, young people and families? Do you want to work in a friendly and professional environment with a supportive team AND have the get the chance to get out of the office to work with children, young people and foster carers in their homes? Then call us now to find out more!
The Marymead Permanency Program is a well-established Out of Home Care Service located in central Wagga. We pride ourselves on working collaboratively to support children, young people and families in the Riverina.
Working as an integral member of the Permanency Support Program reporting directly to the Clinical Team Leader, the Therapeutic Outreach Worker is required to work within the organisation’s strategic objectives, values and outcomes.
Therapeutic Outreach Workers, in conjunction with Permanency Case Managers, Clinical staff and Team Leaders work with children, young people, siblings, foster carers, birth families and significant others to support stable, positive and sustainable permanent placement options. Where possible, permanency goals are focused towards family preservation and/or restoration, making the therapeutic interventions vital in supporting placement stability.
As a non-profit employer, Marymead is able to provide staff with access to generous salary packaging arrangements.
A police clearance conducted by Marymead and NSW Working with Children Check (at own expense) are a minimum requirement for this position. A current unrestricted driver’s licence is also essential. Employment at Marymead is subject to a 3 month probationary period with the option of extension.
Marymead is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
MARYMEAD IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT.