Family Coach

Wesley Dalmar Family Preservation

  • full time position available December 2021 – 38 hours per week
  • based in Grafton
  • attractive salary packaging + a fully maintained vehicle
  • opportunity to expand your skills

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

About the role

Wesley Mission is seeking a Family Coach to join the Wesley Dalmar Family Preservation team. The position offers challenging and rewarding opportunities to work with children and birth parents using a family-centred practice philosophy to support the development of parenting skills and enhance parent-child interactions, child development and health and safety using an active learning approach in the home. The Family Coach will work closely with The Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) and will work intensively with 5 – 6 families.

Essential Criteria

  • Degree in Social Work, Social Welfare, Psychology or related discipline
  • Previous experience providing family support to children and families
  • Flexible working hours including some evenings
  • Current unrestricted drivers licence
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to write reports to a professional standard
  • Experience in Case Management

Remuneration

Wesley Mission provides regular supervision and support for all staff and opportunities for professional development. Salary and conditions of employment are based on the SCHADS (Social Community Home Care and Disability Award) Level 5 with generous salary packaging opportunities + fully maintained vehicle.

Closing date

Monday 8 November 2021, by 5pm

Apply now

Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria. For an information package or to submit an application, please contact:

Chantelle Vanwanrooy

Email: chantelle.vanwanrooy@wesleymission.org.au

For further information or information on salary and conditions of employment, please contact Rachel Geddes Program Manager, directly on 0419 630 442

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and worker Code of Conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

Child protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening. The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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