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Skills Coach


The Job

Are you a creative, mission-focused, problem-solving, team player who wants to be on the cutting edge of transforming the child welfare system in NSW?

As the Skills Coach on an exceptionally motivated team of professionals implementing Treatment Foster Care of Oregon (TFCO), a highly acclaimed, evidence-based intervention, you will make the difference in the lives of children and their families.

What will you do?

  • Work with children and youth, ages 7-11 or 12-17 years, with behavioural challenges to provide a consistent, reinforcing environment in which pro-social skills are learned and practiced.
  • Work closely with a positive, solution-oriented and supportive team
  • Work with highly trained professional foster parents
  • Solve problems, using your creativity and sense of humour
  • Ensure this behavioural model is delivered with fidelity
  • Transform the lives of children and families

What we ask for.

  • Experience in Youth Work, Education or Sport would be highly regarded
  • Knowledge of behaviour management principles
  • Skill building and training experience, specifically with young people
  • Current driving license (essential)
  • Ability to engage young people in activities

Why apply?

  • Flexible working hours to meet your availability
  • Flexible working location, Blacktown or Campbelltown
  • Hourly rates plus casual loading making it a viable second job
  • Casual roles offering work life balance
  • An evidence base with over 30 years of research behind it
  • Help children and young people transition to long term permanent care

A position description is attached.

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples' cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities

For more information please contact Paul Ridley, HR Advisor, Recruitment via email on pridley@ozchild.org.au, using the subject line: Skills Coach enquiry via EthicalJobs or call 03 9695 2243 for a discussion about the role

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