Child & Family Practitioner

Our Child & Family Services strengthens 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 support at risk families make different choices for their children. In a typical day you will need to use creative approaches to arrange visits and work with families who are often reluctant to engage. Following an assessment of family strengths and needs, you will develop case plans that build on the family’s resilience to enable them to overcome risks and shape their next chapter. Drawing on evidence informed practice you will provide appropriate interventions, case management, intensive support, crisis intervention and assertive outreach to support children, young people and families from vulnerable communities.The role will liaise with our Shack Youth program and would be of interest to those with a passion working with young people aged 12-17 years.Why is this opportunity right for you?You’re looking for a role where you will be challenged and rewarded!You enjoy working collaboratively with youth, families and other organisations to break the cycle We set you up for success from Day 1 with a buddy & structured orientationOur team are committed to high quality work, very welcoming and child centredWe are supported by a Practice Leader to ensure we doing our best work 18 month contract in Hurstville with possibility of extension What you need to succeed?As an experienced Social Worker, Psychologist, Case Worker or Case Manager you will have2+ years’ experience identifying and addressing child protection concernsHolistic strengths based approach to achieve lasting change Capacity to engage with people from all walks of life including adolescents and the local Aboriginal communityExperience in juvenile justice, youth case management and facilitating groups/programs, including for young people, is an advantage but not essentialHigh level of professional accountability and integrity and a belief that every parent has potentialA relevant degree qualification and current driver’s licenseInterested? Apply online today!Call Liz Antoszkiw on 0418 308 420 to discuss the role in more detail.Our Benefits: The role is based from our Hurstville hub office. These roles are paid at a CFS5 level of our Enterprise Agreement (on our careers page). Our benefits includeSalary packaging,Discounts on everyday purchases,Flexible work arrangements,Novated leases,Accrued days off,Purchasing additional leave,Long service leave after 5 years & more!Internally this role is called a Child & Family Practitioner.Position Profile Australia - NSW Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs

Child & Family Practitioner

Our Child & Family Services strengthens 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 support at risk families make different choices for their children. In a typical day you will need to use creative approaches to arrange visits and work with families who are often reluctant to engage. Following an assessment of family strengths and needs, you will develop case plans that build on the family’s resilience to enable them to overcome risks and shape their next chapter. 

Drawing on evidence informed practice you will provide appropriate interventions, case management, intensive support, crisis intervention and assertive outreach to support children, young people and families from vulnerable communities.

The role will liaise with our Shack Youth program and would be of interest to those with a passion working with young people aged 12-17 years.

Why is this opportunity right for you?

  • You’re looking for a role where you will be challenged and rewarded!
  • You enjoy working collaboratively with youth, families and other organisations to break the cycle 
  • We set you up for success from Day 1 with a buddy & structured orientation
  • Our team are committed to high quality work, very welcoming and child centred
  • We are supported by a Practice Leader to ensure we doing our best work 
  • 18 month contract in Hurstville with possibility of extension 

What you need to succeed?

As an experienced Social Worker, Psychologist, Case Worker or Case Manager you will have

  • 2+ years’ experience identifying and addressing child protection concerns
  • Holistic strengths based approach to achieve lasting change 
  • Capacity to engage with people from all walks of life including adolescents and the local Aboriginal community
  • Experience in juvenile justice, youth case management and facilitating groups/programs, including for young people, is an advantage but not essential
  • High level of professional accountability and integrity and a belief that every parent has potential
  • A relevant degree qualification and current driver’s license

Interested? Apply online today!

Call Liz Antoszkiw on 0418 308 420 to discuss the role in more detail.

Our Benefits:

The role is based from our Hurstville hub office. These roles are paid at a CFS5 level of our Enterprise Agreement (on our careers page). Our benefits include

  • Salary packaging,
  • Discounts on everyday purchases,
  • Flexible work arrangements,
  • Novated leases,
  • Accrued days off,
  • Purchasing additional leave,
  • Long service leave after 5 years & more!

Internally this role is called a Child & Family Practitioner.

We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members.

We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability please get in contact.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check or similar (where relevant to the role).