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Targeted Family Support Worker

Australian Anatolian Community Services - Auburn, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Targeted Family Support Worker

Position : Permanent Part time

Hours: Tuesday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm

Award: In accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010

Pay point depending on successful candidate

Commencement: 24/5/2021

Organisation

Australian Anatolian Community Services, is a Non-Profit Community Organisation, aimed to supporting community and work in partnership with the networking organisations. At Australian Anatolian Community Services, we are constantly enhancing the integrity of our care and the calibre of our people. We work diligently behind the scenes to ensure our clients receive exceptional customer and industry-focused service at all times. We also believe in going that extra mile - we care! We have a number of clients requiring care and support and we are looking for experienced Support Workers to fill in this position. Our approach is one of commitment, respect and above all person-centred. We are looking for dedicated, caring and hard-working Community Support Workers who shares similar values and holds passion for delivering reliable and professional services, to people who need it the most. Australian Anatolian Community Services is an equal opportunity provider.

The Role of Targeted Family Support Worker

We are seeking a suitably experienced and qualified person to join our team as a Targeted Family Support Worker. Primary responsibilities include identifying local needs, planning, implementing and evaluating programs and outreach services to Auburn and surroundings areas. Working with diverse partners and networks. As a Targeted Family Support Worker, you will educate your clients on a variety of relevant social service-related topics on a one-on-one, family or group basis. This role is funded by Department of Community Services. Therefore, as a Community Development Worker, you will report to FACS regularly and follow their guidelines. The position offers, a supportive environment with professional development opportunities.

About this role

  • Build partnerships with the community, groups agencies and stakeholders
  • Identify unaddressed needs in our local community. Make contact with the local voluntary/community sector including the groups that can be hard to reach
  • Develop, implement and evaluate programs, which, meet Targeted Early Intervention Reforms
  • Participate in events and activities with groups
  • Identify, develop and monitor processes for FACS reporting requirements
  • Acting as a facilitator, promote self-help in the community
  • Help to raise public awareness on issues relevant to the community
  • Prepare reports and policies
  • Raising and managing funds
  • Working and submitting on suitable grants and funding applications
  • Developing and implementing strategies
  • Liaising with interested groups and individuals to set up new services
  • Planning, attending and coordinating meetings and events, encouraging participation in activities
  • General administrative duties.

We are looking for someone who has the following skills and qualifications:

  • A diploma/degree in Social Work, Social Sciences, Community Development, Community Welfare plus minimum 2 years employment experience in a related field or Substantial community development experience
  • Knowledge and awareness of issues impacting on local disadvantaged communities
  • Have experience working with CALD communities, disengaged children and young parents, family and domestic violence, parents and carers, children 0-3 years old and young parents.
  • Have effective communication skills & conflict resolution skills & customer service skills
  • Have exceptional planning, organisation and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills (verbal and written), community engagement and networking skills
  • Knowledge of funding sources and funding programs to support community initiatives
  • Demonstrated experience working in a community development role
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and meet deadlines
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Current Police Check
  • Current Working with Children Check

To Apply

If the above sounds like you, please email your resume and a cover letter addressing the key competencies and experience criteria in the position description. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered for this role

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $45,000.00 – $54,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Location:

  • Auburn NSW 2144 (Preferred)

Work Eligibility:

  • Permitted to work permanently with no restriction on hours (e.g. citizen, permanent resident) (Preferred)

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitising, disinfecting or cleaning procedures in place

Auburn, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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