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Child, Youth and Families Advocate


Location:

Croydon Location

Job Type:

Maximum Term Contract Until 2022

Salary:

SCHADS Level 4.4

Posted:

10.03.21

Our client is currently seeking a Child, Youth and Families Advocate to support families who are experiencing difficulties that impact on parenting and family life, working alongside people of all ages in local communities in Victoria.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Child Development/ Community Welfare, or other equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent is preferred but not essential
  • Ability to work in flexible hours; this role will require some flexibility at times to provide outreach appointments to meet the needs of clients
  • Highly developed negotiation skills and the ability to liaise and develop strong relationships with education providers and other services
  • Proficient with computer applications, typing and databases

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working mostly around triage and risk assessment which is primarily phone based
  • Building effective networks and relationships and representing the organisation in the community and other professional settings
  • Undertaking a comprehensive assessment of the disengaged learner using appropriate assessment tools, utilising a creative and individualised approach
  • Working collaboratively with the companies’ employees and external stakeholders in accordance with companies’ values and professional standards of behaviour
  • Liaising with other service providers and consultants and work collaboratively with the broader Child Youth and Families sector
  • Conducting outreach services and visits, and building networks

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please APPLY NOW by uploading your current CV. If you would like more information about this role of any of the other roles listed on www.klcrecruitment.com.au or please call (03) 9857 6756

 

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