Wungening Aboriginal Corporation - Family Support Workers (Midland)

About the Service

Wungening Aboriginal Corporation in partnership with Centrecare Incorporated, have established an integrated approach to delivering the Department of Communities – Child Protection and Family Support (CPFS) Building Safe and Strong Families: Earlier Intervention and Family Support Strategy (the EIFS Strategy).

The overarching outcome will be to have children living in safe, stable nurturing environments, achieving good life outcomes, protecting from abuse and neglect and to support families and individuals who are at risk of crisis. These services focuses on the needs of vulnerable Aboriginal children and families experiencing significant disadvantage and adverse consequences. Providing culturally secure, family focused services to support families to minimise risk to children and young people and to divert them from the child protection system.


The role

To provide a culturally appropriate family support outreach service to assist families with children aged 0-17 to engage and assist them to build their capacity as parents and provide protection to their vulnerable and at risk children. The service will work holistically with families and priority access will be given to Aboriginal families. The service encompasses strength based approaches to enhance capacity of families, children and individuals to create a safe, protective environment, to develop skills to enhance their safety and life skills and improve their connectedness to the community and to available resources.


Essential

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar capacity.
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with other organisations to achieve positive community outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience providing intensive, in-home support to children, young people and families, especially Aboriginal families.
  • Demonstrated experience providing strength-based and culturally secure services to children, young people and families.


Desirable

  • Aboriginality
  • Experience delivering outreach based services


How to Apply

All applicants must complete the application package that is available on our website www.wungening.com.au .

The selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy.

Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur for up to 12 months following an appointment.

All applications must be submitted through www.seek.com.au.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 22nd May 2019

If you would like to discuss an application please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wungening Aboriginal Corporation reserves the right to appoint this position prior to the application closing date or by invitation

Location

Level 1
1 Nash St
Perth WA 6000

 

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