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Opportunity

Child Welfare Officer

Job Title: Child Welfare Officer
Location: Brisbane
Industry:
Salary: $65,000 - $70,000 + Super
Start Date: 1/29/2020
Reference: 425606_4
Contact Name: Raj Sodhi
Job Published: January 31, 2020 15:51

Job Description

  • Work for an industry leading indigenous services organisation
  • Generous salary package with salary sacrifice options
  • Make a difference to the lives of families in your community

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY.

This organisation nationally provides intensive support and supervision to children and young persons and intervenes in complex family crises and situations. Having a significant impact on the community and helping thousands of Australian children and families.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION.

You will need to provide support to families with high psychological and social vulnerabilities that have high child protection risk. The role will be to manage in home therapeutic family support, triage and work collaboratively with the family to encourage them towards their family aims and help children integrate back into their families.

 

DUTIES.

  • Work intensively with a small caseload of families that are being at risk of having their children enter Out of Home Care
  • Provide in-home, personally tailored parenting support to facilitate and restore connections between parents or carers and children
  • Deliver evidence-based interventions to support children and families with exposure to issues such as (but not limited to) domestic violence, AOD, the Justice System
  • Conduct risk assessments, record case notes and report writing

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE.

  • University qualification in Social Work, Community Services, Youth Work, or relevant
  • Eligible for AASW membership in Social Work
  • Experience working in complex family situations, crisis intervention, and OOHC cases
  • Understanding of the impacts of domestic violence and neglect on children
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence, WWCC and National Police Check

 

CULTURE.

People enjoy working here because they make a REAL difference. This leading organisation is passionate about the health and well-being of young people  and their families and the enthusiastic team works in harmony with their clients, building personal relations and gaining trust and respect with their clients.

 

BENEFITS.

  • Opportunities for tax free remuneration benefits increasing your take home pay
  • Monday - Friday only - NO weekends
  • We celebrate the best moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
  • Supportive team environment and Ongoing training
  • Professional counselling available in confidence 

 

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