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Indigenous Integrated Family Services Practitioner

Job posted: 16/07/2021
Applications close: 30/07/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Colac-Otway

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Colac Area Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 16273

Reference: 16273

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Colac-Otway


Indigenous Integrated Family Services Practitioner
Temporary Part Time until 30/06/2024 - 24 hours per week



Colac Area Health currently has an opportunity for an Indigenous Integrated Family Services Practitioner to join our Family and Community Programs team.



The successful applicant will have;



  • Tertiary Qualifications in social work  and/or other social sciences with a minimum Certificate IV and/or Diploma in Community Services

  • Understanding of indigenous cultural practice would be highly regarded

  • Demonstrated experience in working and engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, children and young people in a culturally safe and respectful way

  • Experience in delivering complex case work with vulnerable at risk families within the child and family sector that includes Child Protection

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and commitment to supporting a positive and proactive team culture

  • Confident in the utilisation of MS programs 

  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence 


We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander for this position. 



The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and from s 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) and s 8(4) of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic).



Further information may be obtained by contacting Ruth Payne Manager Family and Community Programs 52325 369



Applications for the above position should be lodged at https://colacareahealth.mercury.com.au/by COB Friday 30th July 2021. 



The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Victorian Police Check and complete a Statutory Declaration as per the Aged Care Principles prior to commencement of employment. Some positions will also require a WWC Check.



We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Indigenous Integrated Family Services Practitioner

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Ruth Payne - 52325369
Lyn Uwland - 52325308

Indigenous Integrated Family Services Practitioner