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Family Support Practitioner

ACT FOR KIDS - Perth, WA

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Family Support Practitioner Act for Kids Darling Downs QLD $72,362 - $77,859 a year - Full-time, Contract Were seeking a Family Support Practitioner to join our Intensive Family Support (IFS) team to deliver family case-management to kids, young people and families with child protection concerns. This position is based in Roma or as negotiated within South West Queensland. This position is full-time, fixed term until 24 December 2021. Extension of employment contract beyond December 2021 is subject to the continued successful government funding of the program. Key responsibilities * Deliver an outreach model of family case-management programs to families, caregivers, kids and young people. * Maintain a regular case load of client families. * Engage families, obtain consent and develop a case plan in conjunction with the family which addresses unmet needs and child protection concerns. * Facilitate and support kids and families to develop social learning, community connectedness, good health and wellbeing. * Attend and participate in case reviews. * Work collaboratively with other professionals and agencies to ensure families goals are achieved. About you... * A tertiary degree in a relevant discipline (allied health, social work, human services). * At least 2 years experience providing case-management and therapeutic services to families, caregivers, young people and children in a child protection framework. * Cultural awareness and an understanding of how to communicate and work effectively with families from different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. * An understanding of current child protection legislation and policy reforms. * An ability to work collaboratively as part of a team. With over 30% of our employees identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, we encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. About the pay... * Position is classified Level 4.1 4.4 under the SCHCADS award; * Salary range is $72,362 - $77,859 plus 9.5% superannuation (pro-rata for part-time) * In addition, as a registered Not for Profit/Charity, we offer excellent salary packaging options through RemServ which can significantly increase your take home pay. About the benefits... * Overall winner of HRD Employer of Choice 2019 (100-499 employees) * Winner of HRD Employer of Choice 2019 in (1) Health & Wellbeing (2) Leadership (3) Work-Life Balance * Strong values based organisation * Excellent professional development options (including annual professional development fund opportunities) * Paid parental leave and study assistance * Employee Assistance Program including Health & Well-being Portal * Excellent family friendly work environment. Blue Card Requirement From 31 August 2020, you are required to have a current blue card to commence employment at Act for Kids in Queensland. Please visit Queensland Blue cards for more information. About applying... Click on Apply for this job to submit an application or for more information about the role, contact Sharyn Fowler on 0458 018 100 or Sharyn.Fowler@actforkids.com.au Click here to see a full copy of the position description. Closing Date: 12 April 2021