Fixed Term Part Time
Family Support Worker
- Part Time 12 Month Contract (38 hours per fortnight)
Your New Role
You will work with our Youth at Risk Alliance (YARA) and Wesley Kids programs to improve the wellbeing of children and young people and enhance family and community functioning. You will engage with children, their parents/caregivers and other family members through one-on-one sessions and group facilitation. This is a part time position ideally Monday – Wednesday but there is some flexibility with days. This is a 12 month contract with the possibility to extend. A minimum Bachelor level qualification in Social Work, Human Services or related field is required. Some of your responsibilities will be:
- Supervise, support and assist families to achieve their goals
- Provide intensive in-home support, mentoring and role-modelling
- Transport clients to and from activities and appointments as appropriate
- Facilitate and support group-based or experiential programs
- Provide reports on clients to the Wesley Kids and YARA team members as required
Wesley Mission Queensland is a not-for-profit community service provider that offers community support, mental health and disability services, aged and palliative care, and retirement living across Queensland. We have a long and proud history of supporting people in need and live by our values of Innovation, Hope, Integrity, Compassion, Justice, Empowerment and Respect. We strive to be a welcoming, caring and inclusive community that celebrates diversity and supports employees of all backgrounds and faiths.
How to Apply
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For more information please contact Alissa Miller at [email protected]
Why Join Us
Wesley Mission Queensland is committed to workforce wellbeing and in 2021 we were awarded the Safe Work Award by WorkSafe Qld in addition to our Workplace Mental Health Program being shortlisted as a finalist in the Open Minds QLD Mental Health Awards. Our team is also rewarded with:
- Access to salary packaging benefits that enable you to increase your take home pay
- Discounted allied health services such as nutrition, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and remedial massage
- Access to discounts on private health insurance, gym memberships and travel
- Flexible working hours and where applicable a hybrid working strategy
Please note: You will be asked for evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application process as required by Legislation, Health Directives and WMQ Policy.
Wesley Mission Queensland’s Vision is: ‘a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all’ and we are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.
WMQ’s vision for reconciliation is for all people to stand unified in an equal and inclusive future. We commit to enhancing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People and celebrating diversity. As part of our commitment to Reconciliation we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. For more information about our reconciliation action plan visit https://www.wmq.org.au/files/sharedassets/public-website/documents/2020/wmq-innovate-rap-2020-2022-endorsed-web.pdf.
For more information or a confidential chat please contact WMQ Manager, Reconciliation and Diversity & Inclusion, Office of the CEO, Eddie Solien (Proud Torres Strait Islander man with a connection to Badu Island) via [email protected]
Wesley Mission Queensland respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we work and live. We acknowledge Elders both past and present, whose ongoing effort to protect and promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures will leave a lasting legacy for future Elders and leaders.
Enquiries: Alissa Miller
Applications Close: 02/07/2022
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