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Child & Family Practitioner

Brighter Futures strengthens families so children can live at home safely, free from abuse and neglect, and enjoy the best possible start to life. We deliver voluntary services to families at high risk of entering or escalating within the statutory child protection system.

Your new role

You will engage and support at risk families to make different choices for their children. You will undertake an initial assessment of family strengths and needs, and develop case plans that build on the family’s resilience to enable them to overcome risks. You will achieve this by using evidence informed practices, partnering with other services and supporting the family to shape their next chapter.

Terms: Full-time contract located in Bathurst.

Why is this opportunity right for you?

You’re looking for a role where you will be challenged and rewarded!
We set you up for success from Day 1 with a buddy & structured orientation
Our team of Social Workers, Case Managers and supportive management and leadership team are committed to high quality work, very welcoming and child centred.

We are supported by a Practice Leader to ensure we are doing our best work.

Your Benefits

An an employee of The Benevolent Society, you can enjoy access to:

  • Salary packaging,
  • Discounts on everyday purchases,
  • Flexible work arrangements,
  • Novated leasing,
  • Accrued days off & more!

What you need to succeed?

As an experienced Social Worker, Case Worker or Case Manager you will have:

  • Holistic strengths based approach to achieve lasting change
  • Capacity to engage with people from all walks of life including the local Aboriginal community
  • High level of professional accountability and integrity and a belief that every parent has potential
  • A relevant degree qualification and current driver’s licence

Interested? Apply online today!

Call Aaron Jackson on 0417 935 823 to have a confidential discussion about the role. Closing date 17 November 2019.

Position Description

We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members.

We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability please get in contact.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check or similar (where relevant to the role).

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