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Family Services Practitioner


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Job Description:

  • Are you passionate about supporting Aboriginal community members impacted by family violence?
  • Help improve safety, increase stability, and strengthen connection to Aboriginal culture, community and family networks
  • Enjoy a competitive remuneration plus super and salary packaging!

About the Organisation 

Established in 2006, Boorndawan Willam Aboriginal Healing Service (BWAHS) provides a range of services and programs to Aboriginal individuals and families who are experiencing, at risk of experiencing family violence, or use violence. Currently BWAHS is one of 4 Aboriginal specific state funded healing services in Victoria. 

BWAHS has skilled qualified staff and comprehensive experience with culturally safe delivery of child, youth and family services for Aboriginal people. They provide family violence risk assessment, safety planning, case co-ordination and support including referrals to the Risk Assessment Management Panel. They have developed an excellent record for providing high quality family violence and trauma informed Intensive Case Management, Integrated Family Services responses and evidence-based therapeutic programs to individuals and groups for a whole of family approach.

About the Opportunity

BWAHS is currently seeking a Family Services Practitioner to join their team on a full-time permanent basis, located in Croydon, Melbourne.

Reporting to the Clinical Services Manager, you will be responsible for promoting healthy family functioning including safety from violence, overall safety, stability and the development of Aboriginal children.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Providing a culturally appropriate service to families referred to the Integrated Family Services Program;
  • Providing outreach case management and case coordination service to children, young people and their families;
  • Undertaking child and family assessments and planning processes based on Best Interest Principles;
  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with Child FIRST, Child Protection and Family violence services; and
  • Managing your own caseload as required.

About the Benefits

This is a highly rewarding opportunity to join a passionate team and make a genuine difference in the lives of Aboriginal women, children and families who are impacted by family violence. 

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package commensurate with your skills and experience, plus salary packaging up to $15,999.

As a growing organisation, BWAHS offers fantastic job security, and is committed to investing in their staff, with ongoing training and professional development opportunities.

Finally, you'll also benefit from a fantastic work/life balance, with flexible work arrangements to suit your needs.

Occupations:

Medical-Health: Social Service
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Job ID:

10264

Employment Type:

Full time

Location:

Melbourne, Vic, Australia

Title:

Family Services Practitioner

Category:

Nonprofit-Social Services
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Posted:

29.07.2020

Salary:

Attractive remuneration package + benefits!