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Job Title : : Family Support Worker
Job Reference : : CR310
Location : : Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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Posted on : : Wed Aug 30, 2017
Ad expires : : Fri Sep 29, 2017
Job Type : : Full-time
Experience required : : Any experience
Job category: : Community & Support
 
 Job Description
About CentacareCQ



CentacareCQ is a large, vibrant and well respected community organisation providing services across Central Queensland - from Mackay in the north to Bundaberg in the south, and out to the Central West. Our primary focus, based on our Christian Ethos and principles of Catholic social justice, is the delivery of compassionate yet professional social services. We do this through education, counselling, and community support - encouraging and strengthening individuals, couples, and families to develop and grow in all areas of their lives.



About the Opportunity



CentacareCQ has an opportunity for a full-time Family Support Worker to join their dedicated Health and Wellbeing Services Team in Rockhampton.



The successful applicant will provide education, information, support, referral and advocacy services to families by building stronger attachment between the child and parent, strengthening the caring and parenting skills of the caregivers and their participation in community life.



Duties include:



* Plan, promote and conduct a range of educational programs for parents and families to develop functional parenting skills, resilience and coping strategies

* Maintain duty of care, including effective assessment of domestic and family violence, child abuse and self harm

* Develop appropriate case support plans and advocate for appropriate and relevant support services

* Work with eligible clients to develop their knowledge and skills to care for and nurture their children, and increase their capacity to manage and resolve complex issues in a way that improves their family functioning and resilienceAbout the Benefits



To reward your commitment, CentacareCQ will offer an attractive salary package circa $57,529.44 - $63,392.97, plus generous salary sacrifice packaging of up to $15,900 to significantly increase your take home pay.



The successful candidate will also enjoy a range of outstanding benefits, including:



* In-service training and professional development (you will receive extensive induction before commencing employment, as well as ongoing development opportunities)

* A healthy work/life balance and supportive family friendly practices within the workplace



This is a rewarding role, working with a professional, friendly team in an organisation that makes a real and positive difference within the community. Apply now!
Ad expires: Fri Sep 29, 2017
 
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