The aim of Community Worker is to provide place-based support to children and young people in the outreach component of the hub, strengthening the child/ren or young people’s connection to community supports. The role will focus on working across different settings to support the child/ren or young people in promoting life skills, and engagement in education and or employment
Welcoming and serving our community with understanding and without judgement
Key Selection Criteria:
|· Resilience to work with and support clients who have been exposed to trauma
|· Demonstrated ability to conduct comprehensive safety and wellbeing assessments and work within the Best Interest Principles ‘as outlined within the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005
· Sound understanding of the Child Protection and welfare system, and experience in collaboration with a range of professionals in a care team approach.
· Demonstrated ability to use a range of active engagement strategies with vulnerable and at-risk children, young people, and their families, and be flexible and creative in meeting their needs.
|· Excellent written and verbal communication, time management and organisational skills.
A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Specialist and / or related behavioural sciences at a degree level or associated diploma level with substantial experience in the relevant service stream.
principles and practices is required
Written applications should include a covering letter. Please include the names and telephone contacts of at least two referees.
To be eligible for an interview applicant MUST address the Key Selection Criteria and include a recent resume
Address your application marked: “Private & Confidential”
To: Corporate Services Manager
Njernda Aboriginal Corporation
84 Hare Street,
Echuca Vic 3564
(PO Box 201)
Echuca Vic 3564
All applications close: Wednesday 12th January 2022
Please check the closing date to ensure your application is received within the specified time. Applications may be posted, emailed, hand delivered or faxed (provided that a hard copy is posted on the same day). Applications may be posted, emailed, hand delivered or faxed (provided that a hard copy is posted on the same day).
All applications close: 12th Jan 2022