Family Referral Worker

Location: Sydney
Area: CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $71,345 - $82,514 per annum

The Organisation
An exciting opportunity has become available to work for Barnardos, one of Australia’s leading children’s charities. Barnardos Australia builds relationships between children, young people, their families and the community. They advocate for children and young people and contribute to community knowledge about their issue.

The Role
Barnardos are looking for a full time, Family Referral Worker for The South Eastern and Northern Sydney Family Referral Service (FRS) based in Ultimo. This is a contract role to 30th June 2020, with the possibility of being made permanent in the new financial year.
Reporting to the Program Manager, the FRS Family Referral Worker will effectively undertake intake and outreach responsibilities of a Family Referral Worker, and ensure a high standard of service is provided to families, children and young people in need.

The Candidate
The successful Family Referral Worker will ideally have:
  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience of working with children and young people and their family in a child protection context
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current child protection legislation
  • Demonstrated experience of working with families in need of support services
  • Knowledge of child development and parenting capacity
  • Computer competence and experience of using electronic case management tools
Barnardos welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

Additional info
To be considered for roles with Barnardos you will need to have (or be willing to have conducted) a National Police Clearance and current Working with Children check Clearance (or APP number).
You must also have a valid full NSW driver’s license and the ability to work outside Monday – Friday office Hours when required.
$71 345 - $82, 514 base (including FBT packaging) + benefits + Super.

Expressions of interest
To request an application pack, please hit APPLY NOW or for a confidential discussion please contact Tina Garner on 02 9218 2418

Contact: 02 9218 2418
Date Posted: 06/09/2019 10:57 AM

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