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Social Welfare Worker

Locations: Mildura
Tenure: Part Time
Salary: Remuneration will be dependent on qualifications and experience.
Applications Close: This position will remain open until filled
Position Description: Social Welfare Worker

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This position undertakes the role of Social Welfare Worker within our Playgroup model. The Social Welfare Worker is primarily responsible for providing a range of supports to playgroup participants via individual and group work. This may include short term counselling or warm referrals to other services and promoting connections between playgroup participants. The worker will also be responsible for supporting playgroup staff to implement strategies that enhance families’ engagement and participation.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • The person employed will be expected to hold a qualification such as a Bachelor Degree in Social Work or Diploma of Community Services or other relevant qualification. Experience in working with families with young children would also be an advantage.
  • The person employed at this level will be expected to have specific skills and knowledge relevant to the role of a Social Welfare Worker within the Early Years program and have a clear understanding about working with families and communities who may be experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage.
  • A current driver’s licence and willingness to travel, some after-hours work and preparedness to be accommodated over-night if required.
For more information regarding the position description please contact Maree Fullgrabe on 5023 5966

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