Senior Family Support Worker

Location:

Mildura

Tenure:

Full time

Salary:

$50,310 to $55,310 

Closing Date:

5pm Monday May 28, 2018

Inquiries:

MDAS Human Resources hr@mdas.org.au

The role:

The Family Support Worker will work within an Intensive Case Management Model assisting Aboriginal parents and child/children from conception to 5 years of age.  The focus will be to empower parents to be the primary educators of their children in the home maximising the chances of successful kindergarten and early school experiences.

The Family Support team will work with vulnerable and disadvantaged families from conception to school age, producing positive health, development, learning, safety and wellbeing outcomes for children, parents and the wider Aboriginal community.  Senior Family Support Workers will be supported by Team Leader and a Lead Practitioner to work with, as the complexity of needs across the families will vary from minimal through to very complex.

Program delivery will include, Cradle to Kinder and the In-Home Support Home-based Learning Service.

Travel may be required between all MDAS locations and may include overnight travel to maximise work schedules and reduce travel time.

Download the official Position Description here

Download the official Application Form here

Please note, applications must be completed on the appropriate form for this position, accompanied by a cover letter and resume and forwarded to positionvacant@mdas.org.au by the due date.  

Late applications will not be considered.

MDAS is committed to protecting children and young people from harm.  We require all applicants who are to work with children and young people to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment, a process that includes, but is not limited to, comprehensive reference checks, an identity check, a ‘working with children’ check and/or a ‘national criminal history record’ check.

MDAS is proud to be an LGBTI-friendly workplace