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Child and Family Practitioner

The Benevolent Society

Our Child & Family Services provide intensive family support within the Child Protection system to strengthen families and decrease any risks to children, reducing the numbers of children entering Out of Home Care.

Your new role:

Working in a multidisciplinary team, you will engage and support Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander families make different choices for their children.

You will undertake an assessment of family strengths, needs and desired outcomes, create a case plan and link them with appropriate networks. You will honour, respect and incorporate children and families culture in all aspects of practice and service delivery.You will undertake an initial assessment of family strengths and needs, and develop case plans that build on the family’s resilience to enable them to overcome risks by using evidence informed practices, partnering with other services and supporting the family to shape their next chapter.

Terms: Full time position based in Liverpool, NSW.

More benefits

  • We support you to work flexibly; from home, other hubs or flexible hours
  • We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile tools
  • We celebrate the best live moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
  • Self care is important; Monthly accrued day off & purchase additional leave
  • Salary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program available
  • Novated leases & pool cars available

What you need to succeed?

You will have experience working with at risk children and families within the community services sector and:

  • Be recognised within the community as a respected, culturally safe person
  • Ability to actively and respectfully engage and assess Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander families
  • Experience identifying and addressing child protection concerns
  • High level written and verbal communication, it’s important to document our work
  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Welfare or Psychology or related discipline is highly desirable
  • Current drivers license (pool cars are available so you don’t need to use your own vehicle)

Interested? Apply online today!

Please call Tanja Garcia on 0435 585 370 to discuss the role in more detail.

Previous applications are welcome to re-apply again

Internally this role is called a Child & Family Practitioner.

TBS is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities and people we support and advocate for. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people of all ages, identity and abilities. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role. The Benevolent Society supports vaccination as the best way to keep our clients, communities, volunteers and employees safe from COVID-19. Vaccination for COVID-19 is a condition of employment and volunteering.

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