Break-Away - Practitioner
Job no: 508392
Work type: Full Time
Location: Regional Victoria – Gippsland
Categories: Community Development
Break-Away Practitioner, Child and Family Services, Gippsland
- Full time position
- Located in Latrobe Valley
- Salary packaging available
This is an exciting opportunity that will increase practical support to individuals, and support them in engaging in safe and pro-social activities giving them a break away. The practitioner must have an understanding of how to work to effectively engage and work with children, young people and adults who have experienced trauma or challenges through life, and be motivated to assist them to reach their full potential. This practitioner will work in a multi-disciplinary team.
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.
To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:
- A relevant tertiary qualifications in youth work, and/or related behavioural, community of social sciences.
Resilience to work with and support clients who have been exposed to trauma, coupled with adaptability, a willingness to step outside of ‘the way things are usually done’ and receptiveness to new ideas.
Ability to engage with, build rapport and respond creatively to the needs of children and young people from a variety of backgrounds and with a range of challenging behaviours.
- Excellent communication skills, including effective liaison and negotiation 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: PD - Break Away Practitioner - September 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 please contact program manager Lee Brien on 51359555.
Applications close: Sunday, 06 October 2021
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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