Aboriginal Family Case Worker - Lifetime Learning Program

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Reference No: 4947941

Anglicare NSW South, NSW West, & ACT (Big Splash on behalf of )

Applications Closing: Friday, January 3, 2020 - 00:00

Griffith and Leeton

2 Part-time positions available - 45 hours per fortnight
Fixed term till December 2020

We are currently seeking two experienced, energetic and motivated people to join our Lifetime Learning team to support families in Griffith and Leeton. The role of the Aboriginal Family Case Worker is to build family capacity by providing support to Aboriginal families using partnership, strengths-based and family-centred approaches. Support is provided on an individual basis as well as through support playgroups. This role will be based in Griffith and will require weekly travel to Leeton with the use of our fleet cars.

The Lifetime Learning Program is an Indigenous community based individual and family support service that aims to build resilience in families who may be experiencing significant incidences of disadvantage. The program aims to provide early intervention and prevention services and resources that are aimed at improving children's development, wellbeing and education and supporting the capacity of those caring for them.

The core mission of Anglicare (NSW South, West & ACT) is to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty for children, young people and families. We have a particular focus on serving vulnerable communities in the ACT and regional, rural NSW. Anglicare Riverina provides a range of services for children, young people and families throughout the Riverina and Murrumbidgee areas.

To be considered for this role you will require a minimum of a Certificate IV in Community Services or Early Childhood (Diploma qualifications preferred) and relevant experience working with Aboriginal families and children.

This role is a Community Services Worker Grade 3 (NSW). The salary for this position is $63,502 per annum, (pro rata) plus 9.5% employer superannuation guarantee. Generous salary packaging benefits are available under Anglicare's PBI status. Anglicare also offers other benefits including additional personal leave and paid parental leave.

This is an Indigenous specified role (pursuant to Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). Accordingly, we are seeking applications from suitably qualified Indigenous Australians.

Applicants will be required to undertake the psychometric profiling instrument - SafeSelectTM. Applicants must obtain a Working With Children Clearance through the Office of the Children's Guardian (NSW) and undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to an offer of employment. Applicants must also hold a current C Class Driver's Licence.

For all enquiries, please contact Jasmine Woodland on 0427 355 305 (during business hours) or jamine.woodland@anglicare.com.au

Please send your application addressing the Key Requirements and a current resume via our careers site by COB 3 January 2020

Category: Social Work
Field: Community
Employment basis: Part-time, Contract
Job Location: Riverina
How to apply

To view the position description and to apply for this job go to: http://anglicare.recruitmenthub.com.au/Job-Vacancies 4947941

Date posted: 20 November 2019

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