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Family Preservation, Reunification & Response Practitioner - Sale

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Full time | Maximum term to August 2025 (Parental Leave Replacement)
  • Increase fortnight take-home pay with access to $15,900 salary packaging benefits!
  • 10% gap discount for childcare services with Uniting Early Learning

About the opportunity

As a FPRR Practitioner, you will provide intensive wraparound case management services to vulnerable families who present with complex needs. You will deliver assertive outreach, undertake risk assessments, participate in care team planning and develop creative interventions to engage hard-to-reach families. Working as part of collaborative care team, you will assist families to address the safety and developmental needs of children and young people, and support parents to enhance their resilience and self-determination.

What’s on offer

Join an organisation where we don’t just provide a service. We use our connections, our size, our scale, and our knowledge to push into places where we feel like we should be doing more.

In addition to receiving a salary equivalent to SCHADS Level 5 and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and an ability to increase your take-home pay by accessing up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits.

Receive 10% discount on the childcare subsidy gap fee when using a Uniting Early Learning service or centre.

About you

You will bring with you:

  • A tertiary qualification in child and family welfare or a related discipline
  • Previous experience within the child, youth and family welfare sector
  • An understanding of theoretical approaches relevant to working with infants, children, young people and families, including the Best Interests Framework
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake risk assessments and plan and implement appropriate intervention strategies to engage families
  • A strengths-based, child and family centred approach to case management

Click here to view the position description.

How to Apply

Click Apply Now to submit your interest. We’ll be reviewing applications as they come through and conducting interviews prior to applications closing. Please send your application through as a priority as we’re keen to engage with someone.

If you have any questions about the opportunity, please contact Nedson Ruzive-Makura – Team Leader, Family Preservation & Reunification Response on 0438 906 754.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We have a 5,000 strong workforce of employees and volunteers who deliver a diverse range of services across Victoria and Tasmania.

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 relevant Working with Children Check in your State 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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