Family Services Social Workers

Job Title: Family Services Social Workers
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$85000 per annum
Start Date:
Reference: SW FAM_1580336176
Contact Name: Ingy Hussein
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jan 30, 2020

Job Description

We currently have numerous Family Services positions available, in different locations across Melbourne. If you're on a Working Holiday Visa please apply today!

You will engage children, youths, and families by providing interventions that improve the outcomes of the family, particularly the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.

You Will:

  • Actively engage children, youths, and families, by being flexible, responsive, strengths-focused, and creative
  • Link families to the community support services they require and promote a collaborative care team around the family
  • Conduct comprehensive family assessments
  • Establish a working relationship with children and families
  • Strengthen family connections, promoting positive interactions and the safety of children, young people and parents
  • Use a range of therapeutic techniques and approaches to engage with children and families
  • Work collaboratively with DHHS, Child Protection, and other professionals

You must have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or related behavioural science
  • A minimum of one year experience in the sector
  • A good understanding of the social context of child abuse and neglect and experience in applying relevant theoretical approaches to deliver outcomes
  • Experience in active engagement of vulnerable children, youth and families and delivering a range of interventions to improve their outcomes
  • Experience in conducting risk and needs assessments, and developing and implementing action plans
  • Skills in case management, including developing community linkages

You will also have or be willing to obtain a Police Check, a Working with Children's Check, and be able to provide 2 professional referees.

Why work with Tradewind?

Tradewind Australia is Melbourne's fastest growing agency recruiting for the Social Services sector. We pride ourselves on the strong and long-standing relationships we have formed with our clients and candidates.

UK Child Protection Social Worker - Testimonial:

"I've been working with Tradewind since I moved to Melbourne from the UK in November 2017 and they've been absolutely excellent. I have progressed from a Case Manager to a Team Manager, all thanks to the support from Tradewind - would highly recommend"

We Provide:

Your own consultant who will work hard to secure you the right roles for your skillset

  • Access to roles offered exclusively through Tradewind
  • Flexible hours improving your work/life balance
  • No joining fees

How to apply:

  • Follow the link provided (or visit our website and click contact us, then apply now)
  • Fill in as much detail as you can on the application form and upload your resume
  • Contact the office directly if you have any queries regarding your application, however, please allow some time for your application to be processed
  • If you would like more information about the roles, please email or phone 1800 989 025 and ask to speak to one of our Family Services Consultants

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