Family Intervention Practitioner

About UsRelationships Australia Queensland (RAQ) is a leading provider of relationship and family support services.  We believe healthy relationships are essential for the well-being of children, families and communities.  We are committed to offering the best possible counselling, mediation, education and support services, and are committed to social justice and inclusion. Find out more about our values, benefits and employee experience by watching this video!About the RoleWe are currently seeking applications for a permanent, part time Family Intervention Practitioner located at our Bowen venue, on the basis of 60 hours per fortnight. Workdays/hours will be negotiated with the successful applicant.The purpose of this position is to support parents to develop and build their capacity to provide for the care and protection needs of their children. The role will support clients to meet the care goals identified by the Qld Child Protection Authority (Child Safety).  The key responsibilities of this position include:Working with clients referred from the Department of Child Safety, including completion of client assessment and intake risk factorsDocumenting and delivering individual and family work and education programs aimed at promoting the safety and wellbeing of children/young people and developing or enhancing parenting and home management skillsProviding effective prevention and early intervention strategies via the application of knowledge relating to child protection issuesProviding intensive intervention to parents, care providers, children, and families to build strengths within families to support the needs of children.Networking and developing collaborative relationships with relevant government and community agenciesLiaising effectively with Child Safety and other key stakeholders working with the familyCompleting reports including client progress reports to Child Safety and other reports as requiredIdentifying, assessing, and planning for the client’s support needs utilising a case management approach including development of appropriate case plans and review, evaluation, and closure of casesThe salary being offered is $80,963.63 to $94,619.10 per annum, pro rata, to be negotiated depending upon qualifications and experience, plus superannuation.About You To be successful in this position, you will have:Appropriate tertiary qualifications in the social or behavioural sciences or relevant experience paired with demonstrated experienceTheoretical knowledge of working therapeutically with children and their parents / care providers in relation to child development, abuse and/or neglect.Understanding of theoretical frameworks and models of child and adult education and community capacity building, and well-developed group facilitation skills.Experience in managing caseloads and effective time management and knowledge and application of relevant legislation and regulations, with specific reference to child protection. What We Can Offer YouWork-life balance and flexible working hoursAdditional annual leave over the Christmas period, annual leave loading and study leaveA supportive team environment and opportunity for professional developmentSalary packaging options available of up to $15,900, which will significantly increase the value of take-home payPaid parental leave and additional benefits such as medical insurance discountHow to ApplyTo apply, send us your resume and a cover letter, outlining your demonstrated experience in each area. Applications can be submitted by clicking the Apply Now!Please note that we will be reviewing applications as they’re received, so we encourage you to submit your application now!HR - PD - Family Intervention Practitioner - Bowen AUD Bowen 4805