Tuning into Kids Coordinator - Family Services

Job No: Berry2289
Location: Morwell

  • Morwell location
  • Full time fixed term until July 2018
  • Fantastic salary packaging opportunities

Join Victoria’s largest independent child welfare organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. We believe everyone should have a good childhood, growing up in families and communities where they feel safe, nurtured and have hope for the future.

We are seeking a Project Coordinator as part of an exciting new partnership initiative between Berry Street, Mindful Centre for Training & Research in Development Health, University of Melbourne & Victorian Aboriginal Child Care (VACCA). The Tuning into Kids project has a focus on prevention and intervention strategies to engage and sustain the participation of families who present with complex needs within a group skills development setting. The Project Coordinator will be key in operationalising the project drawing on theories from a range of disciplines. Full training of the model will be provided.

 

About you:

  • You will be a strong communicator with the ability to build productive relationships within a multidisciplinary team.
  • You will have the initiative and drive to get the project off the ground whilst working within an implementation framework and governance.
  • You will have in-depth knowledge of family support agencies and allied health services in the region and a strong understanding of child and teen development, attachment and trauma theory.
  • You will have a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or a related tertiary qualification relevant to child and family welfare.

 

Queries to Jane Barr, Deputy Directory on 03 5134 5971

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm, Sunday 25 February 2018

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Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

 

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