Are you keen to make a difference in your local community? Want to support vulnerable families and children? NewPIN (the New Parent Infant Network) is seeking a qualified Family Worker to join our team.We’re a community based program with a preventative, early intervention focus providing structured and therapeutic support to families experiencing significant distress, including some who are engaged in the Care and Protection Services system and some who have experienced considerable trauma. The role requires the staff member to engage with empathy and compassion, to work from a trauma-informed perspective, to empower and build independence, to link people to additional community supports and to work collaboratively.
NewPIN is a program of UnitingCare Kippax, at Kippax Uniting Church. Our goal is to create a loving, nurturing community. The successful applicant will be required to work within the ethos of the Uniting Church of Australia and the mission of Kippax Uniting Church.
This is a permanent part time position for 18 hours/week, with salary according to the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award, Level 4. In addition, we offer the tax benefits of salary sacrificing.
Applications, including a curriculum vitae and a statement addressing the selection criteria, should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by COB Friday 12 June 2015.