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Doncaster, VIC
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Social & Support Work
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Intensive Family Services Workers - 2 positions available (full time and part time)

Employer: Doncare (Doncaster Community Care & Counselling Centre)

Type: Full Time Sector: Not-for-Profit & Community Organisations Job Level: Mid Level

Doncare is a not for profit agency that provides services to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged residents of Manningham and surrounding suburbs, providing high quality services in the areas of Counselling, Social Support, Family Services and practical assistance

The Intensive Family Services response is aimed at families whose children are subject to Family Preservation or Family Reunification Orders. The intent is that Family Services will work intensively with families in partnership with Child Protection (and other services where required), to achieve Child Protection case plan goals. Child Protection will retain case management responsibility. Family Services will support families to meet case plan goals by promoting child safety, development and permanency, increasing parenting capacity and improving family functioning.

Reporting to the Team Leader, Family Services, the successful applicant will join a team of dedicated staff and partner with them to promote Doncare's mission and values and support our important work.

These are fixed term positions of 38 hours per week or 26.60 hours per week until 30 June 2020.

Doncare has a legal and moral responsibility to ensure the safety of all children in accordance with the Child Safe Standards and expects all staff to commit to this standard and understand their duty of care obligations. Mandatory pre-employment checks will be undertaken prior to commencement.

A position description can be found below.

Download V2 - Intensive Family Services Worker June 2018.pdf

How To Apply

Download the position description or request that one is sent to you by emailing Enquiries regarding the position can be directed to Sue on 9856 1500.

Applicants are requested to provide a separate statement demonstrating how they meet the requirements of the key selection criteria.

Applications can be forwarded by email to Ms Sue Kerchhoff, Acting Manager Family Services and close at 5.00pm on Sunday 1st July 2018.

Deadline: 01/07/2018 Contact: Ms Sue Kerchhoff Email: Phone: 0398561500