Integrated Family Support Worker

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Integrated Family Support Worker

Job Description

Who we are
At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.

Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.

Who we’re looking for
If you're an experienced Family Casworker, qualified with a Social Work degree, Multi Agency Risk assessment and management (MARAM) training, a minimum of 3 years of experience working in the delivery of support services for families and children and enjoys working with like-minded service delivery professionals, this might be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!

You will have skills, knowledge and expertise in risk assessment with mindfulness to family viole nce, mental health, drug and alcohol misuse, trauma, parenting and grief. Effective time management and ability to prioritise and manage complex caseloads is essential.
A high level of communication, both written and oral, including familiarity with use of electronic documentation, presentation, liaison and networking skills will also be valuable.

What you’ll be doing
A typical day will involve providing assessments, support and case management for families referred from Child First with a range of complex issues such as family violence, mental health and drug and alcohol issues, intergenerational trauma, parenting, grief and loss. You will also support clients to keep appointments with other agencies or professionals involved with the family such as Centrelink, Housing services or DFFH whilst working collaboratively with other services of EACH and agencies within the partnership.

As you will be working within a remote te am, with colleagues across other funded services and the broader EACH community it is important that you possess excellent interpersonal skills to deliever accordingly.

Who you’ll be working with
The Counselling, Assessment and Support team (CAST) team is one of the many programs that make up the larger Counselling and Support Team. With over 20 staff in the team supported by a hands on Team Leader.

What we offer
EACH offers all staff benefits by offering Not for Profit Salary Packaging, a flexible workplace strategy and support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program.

Next steps
We want to know why you would like to come work with EACH and what you can bring to this role. Please attach a cover letter with your resume.

If you’d like more information about the position, please contact Felicity Townsend at felicity.townsend @ or 0409 376 696.

Applications close Friday 28 January 2022

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