Classification: Health Professional Level 3
Salary: $87,257 - $91,942 (up to $96,502 on achieving a personal upgrade)
Position No: 07913, Several
Directorate: Community Services
Advertised: 13 March 2018
Closes: 27 March 2018
Contact:Joe Hutchinson on firstname.lastname@example.org or (02) 6207 8228
Details: Several permanent and temporary opportunities exist within the three Child and Family Centres, located at Tuggeranong, Gungahlin and West Belconnen, for Child and Family Workers. The positions will be responsible for providing effective interventions for children and families, including group programs. As part of an integrated team, the Child and Family Workers will also identify, develop, implement and evaluate community development and education initiatives that work to strengthen the community for optimal child development outcomes. The positions will work from the Centres and in outreach settings, such as schools and childcare centres. Travel will be required as part of these roles, as they will be responsible for establishing effective and sustainable partnerships across schools, communities, government and non-government agencies, and the business sector. The successful applicants will be resilient and flexible, with well-developed interpersonal communication skills. They will also have the ability to work within a community development model and develop and maintain sustainable relationships in order to deliver programs that support the community's capacity to improve outcomes for children.
Eligibility/ other requirements:
Qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Educations or a related field are essential. Other relevant qualifications, for example, Bachelor in Mental Health Aboriginal Studies or other relevant human services degree. The degree may not yet be completed. Two years experience in a relevant field of case management working with children and families. A current driver's licence is essential. Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011
is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804
Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of six months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. An order of merit may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies at level which may arise over the next 12 months.