Family Services Practitioner

Family Services Practitioner

Anglicare Victoria | lilydale, VIC, AU

Posted 16 days ago

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  • Short-term, part-time role. Great for those on a working holiday visa
  • 25 years working for better, building better tomorrows
  • Part time role|based in Lilydale|leading family services provide
  • Your role:

    As a practitioner in our family services program, you will need to actively engage (including outreach visits) children, young people and families, including those who may be resistant, by being flexible, responsive, strengths-focused and creative and provide interventions that improve the outcomes of the family, particularly the safety and wellbeing of children and young people

    The skills you will use day to day:

  • A good understanding of the social context of child abuse and neglect and experience in applying relevant theoretical approaches to deliver outcomes.
  • Conduct risk and needs assessments using relevant and contemporary frameworks, theory, and practice models.
  • Case recording, data collection, registration standards and other requirements
  • Partner with the family and the care team to develop and review action plans aimed at improving outcomes.
  • Active engagement of vulnerable children, youth and families and delivering a range of interventions to improve their outcomes
  • Skills in case management, including developing community linkages
  • What makes this such a great role for you:

  • You get a salary starting at around $88,761 plus super.
  • Salary packaging is available up to $15,900 plus an entertainment card.
  • SCHCADS award level 5.
  • Negotiable through the increments dependent upon experience.
  • Part time 4 days per week
  • Max term covering parental leave until July 6th 2023
  • Perfect for those on a working holiday visa
  • Work from our office space in Lilydale with the option to take advantage of our flexible working culture.
  • We take the Health and Wellbeing of our people seriously offering a Well Worth It! Program, EIP and EAP.
  • Access to discounted health insurance as well!
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace for you to feel safe, acknowledged and included.
  • Our people are our biggest asset, we will support you to progress your career with a dedicated L&D team.
  • A Rainbow Tick Accreditation
  • What our people say- “AV is an organisation where if you want to challenge yourself or explore opportunities, you don’t have to leave to do that. There are so many great people, programs and services, so it’s an organisation where you have great conditions for growth and development”.

    Ready to take the next step:

    Could you please apply for the role before midnight on Wednesday 25th January.

    For a Detailed Position Description please take a look here: FS Practitioner Part-time (3) (1).docx

    To apply for this position all you need to do is click apply wherever you are and attach a resume and a brief cover letter that describes your motivation