Family Connect and Support (FCS) is a new and exciting state wide service, building on the great work of the well-known Family Referral Service. FCS will provide timely information and advice and connection into service support for children, young people and families who may be experiencing challenges in everyday life.
The Program Worker role will be responsible for providing high quality, strengths based and person centered intake, assessments and interventions within a case management framework. The ability to be flexible and responsive to the needs of the service and to build positive connections and work collaboratively with key stakeholders are essential to the position.
The role will sit within a highly skilled, supportive and motivated team and will involve travel to other locations and settings across the region.
The person we are looking for will be innovative and solution focused, passionate and have great people skills. They will also have a deep understanding of the challenges that face families, children and young people and the ability to achieve positive outcomes for customers within a fast paced environment.
Social Futures values diversity, with 9% of our employees identifying as Indigenous, we continue to strongly encourage indigenous and Torres strait islanders to apply.
What Social Futures Offers:
- A responsive and family friendly workplace
- Access to banked hours leave
- Attractive salary packaging options
- Regular supervision and support
- Ongoing training and development
Social Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 40 years’ industry experience, we are a community service leader, striving to create change through our work across homelessness and housing supports, youth and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability.
Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer and will actively recruit our workforce from key communities; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+ and people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
Social Futures is committed to prioritising the safety and well-being of children and upholds the National Child Safe Principles. Working with Children and National Police Check clearances are mandatory requirements for all staff.
Applications close 9am Monday 8 March 2021
How to Apply
To be considered for this position, applications should be made via our careers page https://careers.socialfutures.org.au
Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be progressed.
For further information, please contact Fiona Halligan on 0427 203 536.