Family Intervention Worker

Employer: Centacare North Queensland

Region: North Queensland

Closing Date: 23 October 2019

Job Description:

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  • Townsville Location
  • Full Time Fixed Term to February 2020

About Us

Centacare provides counselling, family support, mediation, family dispute resolution, disability services, education and courses, crisis housing and homelessness support, youth services, community engagement and aged care services. Centacare services the North Queensland community from offices in Townsville, Ayr, Bowen, Mt Isa, Cloncurry, Longreach and Normanton.

Benefits you will enjoy

  • Salary packing options
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • 17.5 % Leave Loading + 1 day off on your birthday

About the Role

We are seeking a Family Intervention Worker to join us in providing intensive support to families and children by assisting them provide a positive and stable environment. In this role you will:

  • Provide support to families involved in the child protection system
  • Provide practical family support strategies and appropriate modelling of parenting
  • Complete assessments of family needs through engagement and consultation with the family
  • Provide supervised contact between parents and their children as per intervention plan
  • Coordinate referrals and information on services available in the community
  • Ensure consistent communication to Child Safety

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Behavioural Sciences
  • An ability to understand and describe family functioning in a broad range of cultural and social contexts
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake risk assessments relating to family functioning and risk within households
  • Current drivers licence
  • Ability to obtain a Yellow and Blue Card

Contact us

If this opportunity is something you are interested in, then we want to hear from you. Please apply online or email your resume to Human Resources – [email protected]

Location

Address: 410 Ross River Road
Suburb: Aitkenvale
Postcode: 4818

Contact

Name: Carmel Clifford

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