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Children's Group Worker

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Permanent part-time - 30 hours per fortnight
  • Based at Ringwood

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate Children’s Group Worker to join our Homelessness and Crisis Services Program.

The Children’s Group Worker assists with the development, facilitation and evaluation of a variety of group work programs for children impacted by family violence. The position provides intake and risk assessment support to the family violence therapeutic interventions program ‘Pathways to Resilience’. Working collaboratively with this program, families and other key stakeholders, the Children’s Group Worker aims to achieve positive outcomes for vulnerable children and their families.

View the full position description here.

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having:

  • A Diploma (or higher) qualification in a Social and Community Services related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating group work with children within the community services sector, preferably in a family violence context
  • A sound understanding of family violence and its impact on children and families
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively to achieve goals that facilitate safe and nurturing environments for children in a group context
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages) 

Get in touch

  • Ross Taylor – Team Leader, Children’s Program - 0435 515 354 during business hours

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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