- Job posted on: 22nd Jan 2021
- Applications close:
Save the Children Australia (SCA) is looking for passionate, flexible professionals to provide support to women, children and families across a number of our key programs in South East Queensland. SCA operates a number of refuge and outreach services that empower women and children escaping domestic violence to make their own choices free from the threat of violence.SCA works within a human and child rights and a child participatory approach and children are treated as individuals in their own right.
Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.
Save the Children's vision is a world where every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our values are Accountability; Ambition; Creativity; Collaboration; Integrity. We've been working with families and communities in Queensland as a trusted support for children for nearly 70 years. More information on our work in Queensland is available here.
In these casual positions, you'll have the opportunity to work with one or several teams to deliver programs and services that promote positive approaches to parenting and family wellbeing. Working either in refuge or as part of mobile teams, you'll have options about where you'll be based, working across the Brisbane region with opportunities to deploy to other regions.
At Save the Children, we offer casuals flexibility and diversity in their roles and the opportunity to work across multiple programs alongside professionals of great skill and commitment in an organisation committed to living its values. Many of our casuals progress into longer term or permanent roles, so it can be a great place to start in the organisation!
You will make an impact by:
You're truly passionate about working in partnership with women, children and families to achieve their goals. You enjoy working in complex environments and are able to identify practical solutions to multifaceted problems. Your commitment to diversity and inclusivity will help you build strong connections with people from a variety of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. You're highly adaptable and enthusiastic about ongoing development.
It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:
Then we'd love to hear from you. Submit your application by clicking on one of the buttons in the 'Apply' section. Applications must include:
Position Description - Family Support Worker, SEQ
At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.
Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.