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Family Group Conference Facilitator | Full-Time Permanent


The Family Group Conference Facilitator is responsible for the management and facilitation of Family Group Conferences for Child and Youth Protection Services. This will be done through working in collaboration with CYF Case Managers, children, young people, their families and relevant agencies.
The position will be required to work closely with all people involved in the Family Group Conference process to ensure a structured and supportive approach is undertaken. This will enable families to address issues and concerns raised by Child and Youth Protection Services and enable them to identify their own family plan to move forward with the childs needs always being the primary focus.Eligibility/other requirements:
Essential qualifications and experience:
Relevant tertiary qualifications e.g., in Social Work, Psychology, Social Welfare, Social Science or related discipline and/or equivalent work experience in child protection and/or youth justice
Experience in facilitation of groups / Mediation i.e., training, chairing meetings, group counselling sessions
Proficiency in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
At least three years practice experience working with children, young people and their carers or families.
Current Drivers Licence
Note:This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is considered essential and therefore a Confirmation of Aboriginality may be requested.

A Merit Pool maybe established from this selection process and maybe used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months.

Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.
How to apply:All applications, including your written response to the Selection Criteria and curriculum vitae must be submitted via the apply now button below.
Please note when responding to the Selection Criteria please keep your response to 400 words or less per criteria.
australian capital territory, ACT, AU