- Institution: Cafs (Child & Family Services Ballarat)- Institution Description:
Cafs (Child and Family Services Ballarat) is a proudly independent community service organisation, with our head office located in the Ballarat Community. We celebrate diversity and strive to be inclusive in everything we do. For over 156 years, the heart of our service has been the wellbeing of children, young people and their families. Today, that commitment stands strong, and we extend our programs to include everyone who needs assistance across the Grampians and Central Highlands ? Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQA+, people of all abilities, people of different race, ethnicity or cultural backgrounds and people of all religions. Cafs have adopted TBRI� as our preferred model of care and Cafs way of strengthening relationships with others. TBRI uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviours. While the intervention is based on years of attachment, sensory processing, and neuroscience research, the heartbeat of TBRI is connection.
- Job Description:
Supporting and promoting family contact/visits between children in out of home care and any other relevant programs and their families. This includes visits with parents, siblings and/or other extended family members in a range of supervisory situations.
Transporting children of all ages to and from appointments, family visits or other required activities.
Support clients, particularly young people, in developing life and social skills in the community and at home.
Other administrative or practical tasks which assist in the day to day operations of the relevant program in a timely manner. This may include but not exclusive to filing, case noting, updating vehicle log books, incident reporting, and financial reconciliation and brokerage documentation.
You will be a values driven person, motivated to make a difference in the lives of young people. You will understand the importance of forming connections and building trusting relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Our successful candidate will;
Work collaboratively with the Youth Services team
Support and promote family contact/visits
Provide a range of administrative support and practical tasks which assist in the day to day operation of the relevant program and;
Support clients in developing life and social skills
Align to Cafs values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, Kindness & Innovation
Certificate IV or higher in Social Work, Welfare Studies, Family Therapy, Psychology, or related tertiary discipline.
- Contact: Rachel Measham-Pywell, Team Leader Youth Services Case Management for a confidential discussion on (03) 5337 3333.- Website: