Contact Worker, Children's Contact Service (Central Coast) (INTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT ONLY)

Location:
Gosford  
Employment Type:
CA - Casual  
Department:
Central Coast CCS
Salary:
$45.09ph (Mon-Fri), $63.12ph (Sat), $81.16ph (Sun)
Supporting Documentation:

  • Fixed Term Casual positions available, until 30 June 2022
  • Gosford and Tuggerah NSW
  • Hourly rates (including casual loading & penalty rates): $45.09ph (Mon-Fri), $63.12ph (Sat) & $81.16ph (Sun) + 10% super 

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and experienced Contact Worker, who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of families & children, to join the newly created Fee for service Children's Contact Service in Gosford and Tuggerah NSW.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Children's Contact Service is a place for parents to engage in safe and friendly change-over / change-back and supervised contact in a relaxed, family environment. This position undertakes contact service duties with clients of the centre.

This role will:

  • Facilitate the promotion of Interrelate’s Services within the community
  • Be well-informed about other relevant and appropriate community services in the area to facilitate effective referrals
  • Adhere to appropriate work practices to protect the confidentiality of clients
  • Participate in program and service evaluations

Along with relevant tertiary qualifications, we are looking for strong capabilities in Conflict Management, Interpersonal Skills and Ethics.

These positions will be Fixed Term Casual until 30 June 2022, and will require availability for weekends as well as during the week. 

You will also need to have a current Drivers Licence and access to a reliable motor vehicle to work across at multiple locations within the Central Coast region, including our Gosford and Tuggerah offices and within the community.

To learn more about our Children's Contact Service, please visit our website: https://www.interrelate.org.au/programs/children-s-contact-service  

 ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Minimum Certificate IV in counselling, community services or equivalent.
  2. Demonstrated experience working with families and children experiencing separation and family breakdown and high levels of family conflict
  3. Demonstrated experience working in one or more areas of clinical work, e.g. counselling, dispute resolution, relationship education, children’s services, men’s programs, family law, etc.
  4. Knowledge of child development, child protection, and family violence issues
  5. Demonstrated skills in managing high parental conflict whilst upholding the best interests of children
  6. Willing to be available to work on weekends and flexibility within working hours
  7. A current Provide First Aid (HLTAID011) certificate, or willingness to attain one within the first three months of employment
  8. Current Drivers Licence and access to a reliable motor vehicle

 

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button.

Closing Date: COB Friday 26 November 2021

To be considered for this position, your are required to apply online, submit your resume and address the key requirements this position as listed in the job ad,

If you have any questions, please email recruitment@interrelate.org.au

Interrelate aspires to continue to be a leader in our community, an organisation known for working respectfully with clients from all different and diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from people of diverse gender identity, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, language, socio-economic circumstances, life circumstances, beliefs, or any forms of perceived disadvantage. If you will have special requirements or would like to talk to us before submitting an application, please do not hesitate to contact us at diversity@interrelate.org.au and we will organize for you to chat with an appropriate staff member to explain how we can help you.  

All Interrelate positions require the satisfactory completion of relevant Police and Working with Children Checks. Interrelate services are funded by the Australian Government.