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Interrelate Ltd

Suite 423, 14-16 Lexington Drive, Bella Vista
NSW, Australia

Phone: 02 8882 7800
Web Site: www.interrelate.org.au

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Child, Youth & Family Worker, Family Mental Health Support Service


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Job Description:

  • Fully Qualified OR Trainee Position
  • Permanent Part Time (Qualified), Fixed Term Part Time (Trainee), 30 hours per week
  • Based in Cobar
  • $32.04 per hour (Trainee), $45.26 per hour (Qualified) + 9.5% superannuation + Salary Packaging available

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Child, Youth and Family Worker who is experienced in providing case work, therapeutic group work and community support work, or studying towards a qualification and who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people and their families.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

We are currently seeking applicants to fill a vacancy for either a fully qualified Child, Youth and Family Worker (FMHSS) or a Trainee that is currently working towards a qualification for our Family Mental Health Support Service in the Western Region. The FMHSS Program assists children and young people, with emerging mental health issues, and their families, to improve their mental health outcomes later in life.


This role will either be Permanent Part-Time for the qualified role, or Fixed Term Part-Time, 30 hours per week, for a period of up to 12 months whilst the Trainee is completing their Traineeship.


This position will provide a range of high-quality casework, therapeutic group work and community development services to children, young people and their families who are at risk of, and affected by, mental illness.


This position will be primarily based in Cobar, however travel within the region will also be required and will require the use of your own personal vehicle, all kilometres will be reimbursed when using your own personal vehicle.

 

ABOUT US:

Interrelate is a not-for-profit provider of relationship services. Our vision is to empower people to thrive in the most vital part of their lives – their relationships.


We are committed to leading the way in providing responsive, cutting edge, transformative relationship services with and for our diverse communities, at every stage of life. We are committed to responding to the vulnerabilities of families and children in their communities and to building stronger relationships.


We deliver professional services like a big business, but with the heart of a not-for-profit. We deliver services spread across 30+ physical locations (plus online) to more than 120,000 clients and we’re backed by qualified staff and more than 90 years of trusted expertise in sensitive relationship matters. We work in a broad context, connecting people with their communities and culture.


Due to the current Covid-19 Pandemic the majority of our workforce is working and providing services to our communities from the safety of their home. The health and wellbeing of our staff and clients are paramount. Our goal is to ensure the well-being of our staff and clients and to help do our part to slow the spread of the virus. We have recently begun offering very limited face to face services under strict conditions following a risk assessment.

Job Requirements:

Key Requirements:

  1. Experience working with and understanding of mental illness; having an understanding of the impact that emerging mental illness can have on a person's life, their families and children (particularly people with complex needs and high levels of disadvantage), and a demonstrated understanding of client-centered work and recovery-oriented practice in a mental health framework
  2. Experience working with children, young people, and families in a community welfare/ development/ case work role, whilst maintaining a child/ young person-focused approach
  3. Qualifications in psychology/ behavioural or social science/ social work/ children's services/ community services/ mental health or other related fields OR for a Trainee position enrolled and working towards completion
  4. Case management experience, with the ability to coordinate flexible service delivery working within an individualised case management or care coordination framework
  5. Experience delivering therapeutic and educational group work programs to children, young people, parents, and their families
  6. Current NSW Drivers Licence and access to a reliable vehicle

 

To reward staff for their 100% commitment we offer competitive employment conditions in the industry including:

  • Above Award rates of pay
  • Salary Sacrificing and Packaging Options (superannuation, loans, credit cards, school fees)
  • Salaries pitched at the top end of the market
  • Training, Mentoring, Supervision, and access to Resources
  • Access to support through the Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunities for multi-skilling and up-skilling
  • High level of diversity in the role
  • Excellent working environment

 

To Apply:

To apply for this vacancy please ensure you attach a copy of your resume/cv and cover letter addressing the role requirements as listed in the job ad.

 

Closing Date: COB (5pm) Tuesday, 26th January 2021.

 

Please note: To be considered for this vacancy your application must address the selection criteria as outline in the job ad.

Interrelate aspires to continue to be a leader in our community, an organisation known for working respectfully with clients from all different and diverse backgrounds. We welcome applications from people regardless of their gender, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, language, socio-economic circumstances, life circumstances, beliefs and any other forms of disadvantage.


All Interrelate positions require satisfactory completion of relevant Police and Working with Children Checks. Interrelate services are funded by the Australian Government.

 

Occupations:

Medical-Health: Mental Health, Social Service
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Job ID:

10558

Employment Type:

Part time

Location:

Cobar, NSW, Australia

Title:

Child, Youth & Family Worker, Family Mental Health Support Service

Category:

Nonprofit-Social Services
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Posted:

13.01.2021

Salary:

$45.26 per hour