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Senior Child Contact Worker

Locations: Swan Hill
Tenure: Part Time
Salary: $80,169 - $91,626
Applications Close: This position will remain open until filled
Position Description: Senior Child Contact Worker

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This is a part time position working every Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm, Saturday 8.30am - 5.30pm and Sunday 9.00am - 5.30pm.

Children’s Contact Services enable children of separated parents to have contact with their non-resident parent and other family members in circumstances where parents are unable to manage their own contact arrangements and contact is appropriate.  Children’s Contact Services assist separated parents to manage contact arrangements with their children in a safe, reliable, and neutral place.  The two main forms of assistance provided are facilitated changeovers and supervised contact visits which can be provided at different levels of vigilance (e.g., low vigilance and high vigilant).
  • To co-ordinate and promote the safe and appropriate transfer of children between their ‘live with’ parent and ‘time with’ parent, and safe and appropriate interaction between the ‘time with’ parent and the child during supervised visits.
  • To work towards enhancing the children’s relationships with the ‘time with’ parent.
  • To assist separated parents to move towards self-management of contact arrangements.
  • Support the Team Leader to manage the CCS service and team.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to community welfare practice, i.e. Social Work, Psychology, Social Science.
  • Demonstrated relevant experience.
  • To have a broad understanding of relevant legislative requirements as they relate to this field of practice for example, child support, child protection and family violence.
  • A current drivers licence, a willingness to travel and preparedness to be accommodated overnight when required.
For you to be considered for this role, all applications must be submitted with a Cover Letter, Resume and the Key Selection Criteria addressed, which can be found in the position description.

For more information regarding this position please contact Maree Fullgrabe – Human Resource Manager on 5023 5966 
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