About the role

Senior Family Support Worker Package

Reporting to the Team Leader you will work in tandem with the Aboriginal Family Support Worker to provide culturally appropriate counselling services and crisis support to resolve issues and assist Aboriginal families with children aged 0-17 in contact with the child protection system within the Perth metropolitan area. You will provide practical in-home supports, assist parents/caregivers to resolve personal and family issues and build resilience and capacity to respond to crisis and assist with creating a safe, protective environment.

What we are looking for

Essential:

  1. Clinical and counselling experience in a child protection/family support setting, and a qualification in a relevant area at Diploma level or higher.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.
  3. Understanding and knowledge of working with Aboriginal and Torres Straits Islander families and children in contact with the child protections system, or a related field.
  4. Demonstrated ability to be part of a team in order to deliver a quality service and achieve client outcomes.
  5. Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.

Desirable:

  1. Aboriginality
  2. Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and act decisively.

How to apply

Apply now

All Enquiries should be directed to [email protected] and all applications submitted through www.seek.com.au

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