Current Vacancies

Family Services Practitioner

Apply Job no: 507207
Work type: Full Time Limited Tenure
Location: Regional Victoria – North
Categories: Community Development, Family Services

  • Full time position
  • Located at our Swan Hill office
  • Limited tenure until 30 June 2022

About Us:

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.

The Position:

The role involves the provision of an in-home family casework service, working in partnership with families with the aim of strengthening parenting capacity and family resilience.  The work involves taking steps to reduce risks to children's safety and wellbeing and that of other family members, as well as working with families to empower them to manage their life situation and to take charge of their lives, including having a positive engagement with their community.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Specialist and/or related behavioural sciences at degree level with relevant experience; or associate diploma level with substantial experience in the relevant service stream, or less formal qualifications with specialized skills sufficient to perform at this level. 
  • Resilience to work with and support clients who have been exposed to trauma.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, time management and organisational skills.

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

How to Apply:

Detailed Position Description Download File Family Services Practitioner North Central Region - Swan Hill June 2021.pdf

To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.

For further enquiries contact Karen Martin, Community Services Team Leader on 03 5025 9300.

Applications close: Friday 25th June at 5pm. 

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

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