Family Relationships Practitioner Cafs (Child & Family Services Ballarat)


Family Relationships Practitioner

2 positions available

Part-Time 0.8EFT Ongoing

 Location Ballarat
and Ararat

Salary Range (SW5) up to $102,699 pro rata plus salary
packaging options



Our Organisation


Cafs (Child and Family Services Ballarat) is a proudly
independent community service organisation, with our head office located in the
Ballarat Community. We celebrate diversity and strive to be inclusive in
everything we do. For over 156 years, the heart of our service has been the
wellbeing of children, young people and their families. Today, that commitment
stands strong, and we extend our programs to include everyone who needs
assistance across the Grampians and Central Highlands ? Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander people, LGBTIQA+, people of all abilities, people of different
race, ethnicity or cultural backgrounds and people of all religions.
have adopted TBRI� as our preferred model of care and Cafs way of strengthening
relationships with others. TBRI uses Empowering Principles to address
physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting
Principles to disarm fear-based behaviours. While the intervention is based on
years of attachment, sensory processing, and neuroscience research, the
heartbeat of TBRI is connection.

Our opportunity

The Family
Relationships Practitioner will work across
both programs and will provide
continuity and support to separated
families to assist them with children?s contact and/or
parenting programs, whilst providing an efficient and effective service to
clients. The programs ensure that the services are child focused, and
supportive of the child ? parent (or significant other) relationship, whilst
ensuring safety for the child. 


To find out more view the position description below.


 About you

We are looking for a motivated community services
practitioner to join our team at Cafs. To be successful for the role we are
looking for candidates who hold the below skills and attributes:

� Tertiary
qualifications in (Diploma and above) Social Work, Welfare Studies, Family Therapy,
Psychology, or related discipline. Current First Aid and CPR Certificate.

�  Experience in working with vulnerable families
and in group facilitation, public speaking or presenting

 �  Ability undertake and complete thorough intake
and assessments of adults and children accessing the Children?s Contact Service
and Post-Separation Cooperative parenting programs

�  Strong skills in preparing factual, accurate and succinct observational
supervised visit and/or change over case notes

�  Develop,
plan and facilitate educational group programs to separated families and ensure
a child’s best interests are considered whilst ensuring safety (such as Circle
of Security, Tuning into Kids or Tuning into Teens).

�  Can ensure safety and well-being of clients in the Children’s Contact Service
program and administer First Aid if required.



What Cafs can offer you?

�       Join an
organisation that lives their values

�       Inclusive,
supportive and innovative teams

�       Above award
entitlements, including 3 days paid Christmas                          Leave

�       Rewarding Careers
with professional development and                                dedicated resources to support your growth

�       Salary Packaging
options up to $15,900 plus meals and                                entertainment  


Further information

We would love to hear from you, to find out more about this
opportunity contact Donna Leonard Team Leader Family Relationships 5337-3333.


To apply for this role please submit your application
through the online portal by selecting the ?apply now? button on our careers




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