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Our Brighter Futures program strengthen families so children can live at home safely, free from abuse and neglect, and enjoy the best possible start to life. We deliver voluntary services to families at high risk of entering or escalating within the statutory child protection system.Your new role:You will engage and support at risk families making different choices for their children. You will undertake an initial assessment of family strengths and needs, and develop case plans that build on the family’s resilience to enable them to overcome risks by using evidence informed practices, partnering with other services and supporting the family to shape their next chapter. Terms: Full time and part time positions available in Armidale and Tamworth Who’s the team?We are a team of Social Workers, Case Managers and Psychologists with a supportive Manager and regional Practice Support Manager.We are committed to high quality work, very welcoming and believe with the right support every parent has potential to make lasting life changes.Some of the benefits we offerWe support you to work flexibly; from home, other hubs or flexible hours We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile toolsWe celebrate the best live moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clientsSalary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program avaliableGenerous leave options including up to 6 weeks of leaveWhat you need to succeed?You will have a degree qualification in Social Work, Welfare, Psychology or related discipline and:Experience identifying and addressing child protection concernsHolistic strengths based approach to achieve lasting change Will actively contribute to a positive workplace cultureCapacity to engage with people from all walks of life including the local Aboriginal communityHigh level of professional accountability and integrity and a belief that every parent has potential.A current driver’s license (pool cars are available so you don’t need to use your own vehicle)Interested? Apply below today!Call Megan Newman on 0409 213 684 to discuss the role in more detail. Closing date 14 January 2018Internally this role is called a Child & Family Practitioner.Job File 1 : Profile Position
Australia - NSW
Tamworth & North West NSW
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