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Family Services Practitioner


Reference: 4891763

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children, young people and their families in our community?

UMFC currently has an opportunity for appropriately qualified people to apply for the above full-time (part-time by negotiation) ongoing position based in Wodonga/Wangaratta.

The UMFC Child and Family Services supports vulnerable children, young people and their families through a range of activities including information and advice, taking referrals and linking with suitable community services, providing family based intervention, and advice and support to early years services.

The Family Services program aims to strengthen the capacity of families to promote the safety, stability and development of children and young people and to improve families' community connections and access to community resources. Family Services receives all referrals from the Child FIRST program.

This Family Services Practitioner role provides complex case work with children and families towards recovery, capacity building, sustainable change and positive family functioning.

For this role you will need to have:-

  • ‚ÄčA tertiary qualification in Social Work, Social Science, Welfare or related disciplines;
  • A minimum 2 years' experience in the community services sector in a case management or similar role;

If you are passionate about strengthening families to build vibrant communities and have the values of respect, excellence, justice and honesty then you would be the perfect fit for us!

Your application must include:

A covering letter AND responses to the key selection criteria (as one document), a current curriculum vitae including qualifications, professional affiliations and employment history; The names and contact details of three recent referees.

PLEASE NOTE If you are successful you will need to go through the following; Undergo and pass a National Police Check prior to commencement (completed and paid for by UMFC) and provide evidence of a Victorian & NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC)

Enquiries to Family Practice Manager, Janine Lawler on 0260 558000 or to

To apply for this role please go to

Applications Close: 23 Oct 2019