About the Role
This is a full-time (35 hours/ week) fixed-term opportunity up until December 2022 and will be based in North Parramatta
This role is responsible for providing culturally responsive child and family assessments, intensive home visiting, crisis management and casework to prevent unnecessary entry of children and young people into Out of Home Care (OOHC).
Our IFP team (Intensive Family Preservation) work to support vulnerable families who are at risk of further escalation in the child protection system because we believe that supporting families before a crisis improves family resilience and reduces harm to children.
We’re looking for a creative, experienced, organised self-starters; someone as exceptional as the people we support to join us to provide assessment, crisis management, and casework as per the Homebuilders Model to families at high risk of having their children removed into care for protective concerns or who are having their children restored to their care.
What you will be engaged in:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families are overrepresented in this program and the child protection system. Appropriate cultural knowledge and understanding is important to deliver effectively in this role. This is a targeted position and applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged.
About the benefits
Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. We support an inclusive approach in the workplace and celebrate our diversity, welcoming staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
As well as the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others we are also offering:
If you have any questions or require further details then please contact Alex Sullivan on 0466801937 or firstname.lastname@example.org Applications close on
Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.
Closing date: 11:55pm Wednesday 27th October 2021
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