About the service

Wungening Moort Consortium comprises four Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) – Wungening Aboriginal Corporation (Lead Agency), Coolabaroo Community Services, Ebenezer Home Aboriginal Corporation and Moorditj Koort, and is a first of its kind In-home Support Service. The service will provide intensive in-home practical support to Aboriginal families throughout the metropolitan area to address safety issues, strengthen family functioning and parenting skills and create possibilities for significant change within high-risk families in contact with the child protection system.

About the role

Family Support Worker Package

The Wungening Moort program operates out of four hubs – As a Family Support Worker you will provide a culturally appropriate in depth family support outreach service to assist Aboriginal families with children aged 0-17 in contact with the child protection system within the Perth metropolitan area. You will work within a small team to engage and assist parents/caregivers to build their capacity to provide ongoing support and protection for their vulnerable and at risk children in a home setting. The service will encompass strengths based therapeutic approaches to resolve personal and family issues and build resilience and capacity to respond to crisis, create a safe, protective environment and improve connectedness to the community and to available resources.

Essential to the role

  • Aboriginality
  • Experience working in family support, including parenting skill development, and a qualification in a relevant area at Certificate IV or higher.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and community.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to be part of a team in order to deliver a quality service and achieve client outcomes.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.

How to apply

Apply now

If you would like to discuss an application please contact Keiran on 08 9221 1411 or via email [email protected].

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