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Child Contact Worker

Locations: Swan Hill
Tenure: Part Time
Salary: $64,881 - $81,278 pro rata
Applications Close: This position will remain open until filled
Position Description: Child Contact Worker

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This is a part time position working Saturday 8.30am - 5.30pm and Sunday 9.00am - 5.30pm every second weekend.

The Child Contact Service enables children of separated parents to re-establish or maintain contact with both their parents, where it is appropriate and possible with a minimum of stress for both the children and their parents. The specific responsibility of the Child Contact Service within this objective is to promote the safe and appropriate transfer of children between the “spends time with parent” and the child during supervised visits. The Child Contact Service pursues these objectives through the provision of supervision and facilitation of changeovers, and the supervision and facilitation of visits. The CCS objective is to be a relatively short-term intervention with the desirable goal of encouraging and assisting the parents to move towards self-management of changeovers wherever possible (except in cases where domestic violence/sexual abuse fears exists.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Tertiary qualification relevant to community welfare practice eg: Bachelor of Social Work, Psychology or equivalent.
  • Diploma level qualification in relevant field may be considered, on the proviso that the applicant will commit to undertake further Tertiary studies with the support of the Organisation.
  • Relevant training and experience working with children and families.
  • Training and experience in child focused practices.
  • Training and experience of screening/responding to family violence and abuse.
  • A current drivers licence, a willingness to travel and preparedness to be accommodated overnight when required.
For you to be considered for this role, all applications must be submitted with a Cover Letter, Resume and the Key Selection Criteria addressed, which can be found in the position description.

For more information regarding this position please contact Maree Fullgrabe – Human Resource Manager on 5023 5966 
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