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Practice Supervisor

Act for Kids - Cairns City, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

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Full Job Description
We have a great opportunity for a Practice Supervisor to join our Intensive Family Support team based in Cairns.

This position is full-time, fixed term to 30 September 2023. Extension of employment contract beyond September 2023 is subject to the continued successful government funding of the program.

Key responsibilities

Lead the practice of a team of Family Support Practitioners, Therapists and In-home Support Workers in the provision of early intervention and case management services to families at risk of entering or re-entering the child protection system.
Manage a restricted caseload delivering our family case-management program to families, caregivers, kids and young people.
Regularly attend and participate in case consultations and reviews.
Be an active and engaging consultant in your area of expertise.
Work collaboratively with other professionals and stakeholders to ensure families goals are achieved.
Promote the Intensive Family Support role and functions to key partner agencies and the community.

About you...

A tertiary degree in a relevant discipline (allied health, social work, human services).
At least 5 years’ experience providing case-management and therapeutic services to families, caregivers, young people and children in the child protection framework.
Relevant experience supervising teams and aligning to organisational values.
Cultural awareness and an understanding of how to communicate and work effectively work families from different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

With over 30% of our employees identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, we encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

About the pay...

Position is classified Level 6.1 - 6.3 under the SCHCADS award;
Salary range is $90,442 - $94,437 plus 9.5% superannuation (pro-rata for part-time);
In addition, as a registered Not for Profit/Charity, we offer excellent salary packaging options through RemServ which can significantly increase your take home pay.

About the benefits...

Overall winner of HRD Employer of Choice 2019 (100-499 employees)
Winner of HRD Employer of Choice 2019 in (1) Health & Wellbeing (2) Leadership (3) Work-Life Balance
Strong values based organisation
Excellent professional development options (including annual professional development fund opportunities)
Paid parental leave and study assistance
Employee Assistance Program including Health & Well-being Portal
Excellent family friendly and flexible work environment

Blue Card Requirement

From 31 August 2020, you are required to have a current blue card to commence employment at Act for Kids in Queensland. Please visit Queensland Blue cards for more information.

About applying...

Click on ‘Apply for this job’ to submit an application or for more information about the role, contact Elise Brady on 0458794444 or Elise.Brady@actforkids.com.au

Click here to see a full copy of the position description.

Closing Date: 7 April 2021

Cairns City, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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