Child and Family Worker (Domestic Violence) Be Recruitment Company

JOB DESCRIPTION

Be Recruitment are looking for a passionate and experienced Child and Family Advocate – Domestic Violence, in South West Sydney area to join a reputable Not for Profit organisation.

About The Role

The Child & Family Advocate is responsible for providing child-specific trauma-informed support, to children and families. This position will work with other staff to ensure that children impacted are provided with a package of support that is tailored to their individual needs and circumstances. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and facilitate child-centred, culturally sensitive and developmentally  appropriate programs and structured activities that meet the needs, interests  and strengths of children and families attending our services.
  • Develop individual case plans for children based on assessed needs and the  priorities identified in consultation with the mother, DFV Case Managers and child
  • Action, monitor and regularly review goals and actions in child case plans
  • Communicate a shared understanding with children and their mothers of the  issues involved in family violence and their effects on children
  • Identify and access service options for children through collaborative and  productive relationships with other relevant service providers and agencies.
  • Attend interagency meetings, case conferences, forums and community  events as appropriate. 

About You

  • Minimum Tertiary qualification in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Psychology,  Occupational Therapy or similar qualification in related discipline and equivalent experience
  • Completion of ECAV training or other approved child protections qualification, or willingness  to work toward same. 
  • Mental Health First Aid Certificate or willingness to work toward same
  • Experience supporting children and/or families affected by DFV to realise positive change, using a flexible, child centred and trauma informed approaches to service delivery.
  • Demonstrated understanding of early childhood development and experience in developing and applying play based approaches within a family violence (or related) setting.
  • Demonstrate ability to create, implement and evaluate evidence based programs of support
  • Ability to identify and effectively manage risk as it relates to children and families in a DFV setting
  • All final applicants for this position will be requested to provide COVID-19 Vaccination certificate (Required doses in accordance with Government Health Advice) or medical exemption certificate as part of the recruitment process

The benefits:

  • Work for a reputable Not for Profit organisation 
  • Permanent part time opportunity – 3 days per week
  • Competitive salary of up to $88-92k + Super + Salary Packaging (FTE)

For further details please contact Claire on [email protected]

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Be Recruitment Company

Job Salary

Up to $88-92k + Super + Salary Packaging (FTE)