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Expression of Interest


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OzChild is recognized in the sector as a leading provider, seeking out the most relevant and impactful programs available for vulnerable children, young people, and families that can be confidently brought into the Australian cultural context. We intentionally looked at programs backed by high-quality international research, demonstrating that the intervention is effective for the intended client group.

OzChild are currently inviting expressions of interest for vacancies in Shepparton. These roles are subject to funding being confirmed.

Family Worx is OzChild's adoption of the Family Preservation and Reunification response model being rolled out across Victoria by DHHS in partnership with CSO's and ACCO's. The program will provide an integrated service to families in crisis, requiring immediate support and intervention as well as parents who are being reunified with their children after a period in out-of-home care (OOHC). The service will be highly responsive and flexible to each family's needs led by a team of Family Preservation and Reunification (FPR) Practitioners, an Aboriginal Response Lead and supported by the evidence-based models Functional Family Therapy - Child Welfare (FFT-CW) and SafeCare.

If you have knowledge of and an understanding of:

  • Child protection through therapeutic practice that aims to keep families together
  • Assessment and support for families with
  • Knowledge of Social Learning and Family Systems theory
  • Practice in a strength-based way

We offer a unique learning and personal growth journey in addition to general rewards and recognition.

Please visit our website for further information on who we are, our work and our range of programs https://www.ozchild.org.au/

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples' cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities.

We are calling for expressions of interest now. Please do not delay getting in touch. Applications will be reviewed as received.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a police check and provide a WWCC card for Victoria.

How to apply:

You can submit your expression of interest today by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Submit a resume with a cover letter that outlines your skills and experiences as well as your motivation for applying.

For more information, a confidential discussion about the role or simply to ask a question, contact Paul Ridley, HR Advisor Recruitment on 03 9695 2243 or email pridley@ozchild.org.au

Applications Close: 09 Aug 2020