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FPR Community Connector

Locations: Mildura
Tenure: Full Time
Salary: $68,774 - $86,154
Applications Close: This position will remain open until filled
Position Description: FPR Community Connector

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Position Purpose
The Community Connector position provides support across the FPRR program in Mallee region, with the aim of connecting families to community and strengthening relationships with services in the local area by:
  • Taking a lead role in identifying and creating pathways to community services and resources that promote opportunities for employment, education, housing and social participation, including resource development.
  • Supporting and encouraging families to become connected to groups and community activities.
  • Working with FPRR providers to support families to build practical life skills that promote opportunities for social participation and skill building in an area of interest.
  • Working closely with the FPRR providers to promote engagement with community services and resources, that promote opportunities for employment, education, housing and social participation, to achieve positive outcomes for families.
The role also supports the connection with specific cultural groups to enhance family’s engagement in relevant community groups and activities.
Primary objectives
  • To provide support for FPRR all providers in the region to assist families to develop links and interests in the community.
  • To provide support for FPRR providers to support the age-appropriate development of life skills and links to supports.
  • Develop a local portfolio of services and contacts that directly address the complex needs of the families withing the FPRR response.
  • Building the skills of the FPRR providers to support the families to become active members of their community, building the families capacity to thrive independently of service system intervention.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • The role requires the incumbent to hold a relevant tertiary qualification, which may include a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Child Development, Psychology, or a related subject area. Candidates who are working towards their Bachelor’s degree or who hold a relevant Diploma qualification and have substantial experience, are also encouraged to apply.
  • The incumbent is required to work flexible hours including outside of business hours and some weekends.
  • Experience in dealing with children who have experienced trauma and interrupted attachment would be an advantage.
  • A current driver’s 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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