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Family Services Practitioner



Job Type:

1x 6month & 1x End of Sept




Our client is currently seeking a family services social worker to support families who are experiencing difficulties that impact on parenting and family life. 

To be successful in this role your must have;

  • A Tertiary Qualification in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience within a family services role implementing plans and making sharp assessments plans to meet family and client needs
  • Experience working with those impacted by family violence, substance abuse, physical and mental health issues
  • Demonstrated knowledge in risk assessment of children, young people and families and planning interventions that address risk and promote self determination
  • Understanding the legislative requirements of the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 and the Best Interests Framework
  • The ability to plan and coordinate case work in line with case plans objectives and timeframes
  • The ability to liaise and negotiate with DHHS Child Protection in relation to addressing protective concerns for children
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, with a capacity to communicate effectively and in a timely manner
  • High level of planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Strong administrative skills, including data management and program reporting
  • A valid Driver’s Licence and Employment Working with Children’s Check
  • Willing to undergo a National Police Check


Your responsibilities will include;

  • Providing an outreach service to children, young people and families with complex needs that is flexible and creative
  • Coordinate and implement tailored assessment and short-term intervention designed to enhance family functioning and client outcomes
  • On going analysis of the child’s safety and wellbeing
  • Support families through the provision of responsive group work


What KLC can do for you:

  • Interview Skills Technique Training 
  • CV Writing Sessions 
  • Matching you to the perfect role for your situation
  • Ongoing support to further your professional career 
  • The chance to win vouchers, hampers and prizes through KLC's Refer a Friend program! Valued up to $500!! 


If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please APPLY NOW by filling in the form below and uploading your CV. Or for more information on this role and other roles KLC Recruitment may have, call 9857 6756


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