Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

About the Service

Wooree Miya Women’s refuge is a 24/7 crisis service that provides safe, culturally secure, short termed accommodation for women and children who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless due to family and domestic abuse. All residents, including children, can access specialised in-house services to help address their needs around safety, advocacy, counselling, therapies, planning, future goals, training and skills enhancement.

About the role

Child Development Case Worker Package

Reporting to the Coordinator, the Child Development Case Worker will work in partnership with the Child Development Family Therapist to ensure that each child is a client in their own right. In consultation with the child’s mother/parent, the Case Worker will undertake a child centred holistic assessment, and develop a Support Plan that will support the child’s holistic needs by linking with therapeutic supports that will enhance the child’s emotional, mental, physical, and cultural needs. Each Support Plan will be linked with goals and timeframes for achieving goals and/or re-setting goals where necessary.

Alongside case management a key part of the Case Worker role will be to facilitate programs for small groups of children that will enhance socialisation skills and increase resiliency. These may include but not limited to the following; facilitation of holiday programs for the children, age appropriate activities using art, water play, sand play, dance and music, cooking etc. You will also be in involved in facilitating therapeutic and educational groups such as Protective Behaviour, Internet Safety Seasons for Growth, Inter-active drawing therapy etc.

How to apply

Apply now

All applications submitted through www.seek.com.au

Contacts for enquiries

Enquiries should be directed to Trina Slater on 08 9221 1411 or via email [email protected]

Applications close Friday 11th June 2021

Wungening Aboriginal Corporation is committed to improving employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. As a measure to achieve equality and support, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) will apply to this position.

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