Child & Family Practitioner

Our Child & Family Services 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:The role of the Child & Family Practitioner is to provide case management and parenting support to high risk families and children highly vulnerable to entering out of home care. In this role you will be required to supplement the work of other Child & Family Practitioners by providing therapeutic counselling to adults and children on an individual basis and where appropriate and where appropriate in the family setting. Some of the areas you will be using your specialisation in counselling will be mental health, substance misuse, grief and loss, abuse and domestic violence. The aim is to support families and individuals to address the ongoing impact of complex trauma and promote sustainable change and functioning for the futureTerms: Full time position available at LiverpoolWho’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 clientsSelf care is important; Monthly accrued day off & purchase additional leaveSalary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program availableNovated leases & pool cars availableWhat you need to succeed?As an experienced Social Worker, Psychologist, Case Worker or Case Manager you will haveExperience identifying and addressing child protection concernsHolistic strengths based approach to achieve lasting change Capacity 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 potentialA relevant degree qualification and current driver’s licenseInterested? Apply online today!Call Dimitra Kouta on 02 8778 0600 to discuss the role in more detail. Closing date 3 June 2018Internally this role is called a Child & Family Practitioner.Position Profile Australia - NSW Sydney South West & M5 Corridor

Child & Family Practitioner

Our Child & Family Services 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:

The role of the Child & Family Practitioner is to provide case management and parenting support to high risk families and children highly vulnerable to entering out of home care. In this role you will be required to supplement the work of other Child & Family Practitioners by providing therapeutic counselling to adults and children on an individual basis and where appropriate and where appropriate in the family setting. 

Some of the areas you will be using your specialisation in counselling will be mental health, substance misuse, grief and loss, abuse and domestic violence. The aim is to support families and individuals to address the ongoing impact of complex trauma and promote sustainable change and functioning for the future

Terms: Full time position available at Liverpool

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 offer

  • We support you to work flexibly; from home, other hubs or flexible hours 
  • We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile tools
  • We celebrate the best live moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
  • Self care is important; Monthly accrued day off & purchase additional leave
  • Salary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program available
  • Novated leases & pool cars available

What you need to succeed?

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

  • 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 the local Aboriginal community
  • 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 Dimitra Kouta on 02 8778 0600 to discuss the role in more detail. Closing date 3 June 2018

Internally this role is called a Child & Family Practitioner.

We are committed to improving employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, Older Australian's and people of all abilities. For application support only please contact recruitment@benevolent.org.au.

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).