Tangentyere Council is a community controlled Public Benevolent Institution delivering human services and social enterprise activities for the benefit of Aboriginal people from the Town Camps and Central Australia.

First incorporated in 1979, the organisation was a finalist in the 2016 Reconciliation Australia, Indigenous Governance Awards and is one of the 15-20 biggest Aboriginal Corporations in Australia.

The Council offers 6 Weeks Annual Leave

Child and Family Practitioner – Intensive Family Preservation Service

Level: 4/5(Depending on qualifications/experience)

Salary: 68,853 - $78,185 per annum/pro rata

Hours/Employment Status: 37.5hrs per week

The Intensive Family and Parenting Service (IFPS) program receives referrals both from Territory Families (TF) and from the wider community and provides intensive support to families with children aged 0-18 residing in the Alice Springs region across the broad social work spectrum.

Working from a strengths-based perspective, the Child and Family Practitioner will provide focused and purposeful intensive support to families on their caseload, working alongside them to address safety concerns and risk factors in order to ensure the family stays together.   The Child and Family Practitioner will collaborate with the family and other stakeholders to develop and implement a case plan aimed at addressing barriers to change, and use strong case management skills to support the family to build their capacity to care for their children through the provision of significant outreach support and advocacy.

The CFK IFPS has a very strong commitment to cultural safety in its practice. This position reports to the IFPS Coordinator and is supported with professional supervision.

This position requires a satisfactory Police Check and Ochre Card.

Applications must address the Selection Criteria and include a Curriculum Vitae with nominated referees.

A suitable applicant may be appointed prior to closing date.

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Closing Date: June 5, 2020

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