About the Role

The TCP Key Worker will be responsible for providing high quality support to families to address any identified risk factors, and to contribute to the development of protective factors that will enable families to develop aspirations, make pro social connections and engage in a pathway that will lead to productive, healthy and happy lives.

The key objectives of this role include to:

  • Support the development of TCP Submissions upon request
  • Work directly with the child, and undertake case management tasks and functions as specified in the case plan.
  • Engage with other specialist agencies and services when required and consistent with the case plan and authorised by Child Protection.
  • Provide court reports and participate in court processes and proceedings when required.
  • Maintain regular contact with Child Protection and provide progress reports when requested
  • Participate in case plan processes and lead care teams where appropriate.
  • Update CRIS including records of activity, consultations with the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH), decisions and rationales.

Vacancy Details

  • 2 x vacancies available
  • Fixed term to 30 June 2023, and part-time roles working 30.4 hours per week
  • $85,047 p/a (pro-rata for part-time) + super + salary packaging
  • To view the Position Description, please click here.

What We Offer

  • Flexible working options
  • BCYF is a not-for-profit organisation, so you can salary package up to $15,900 each Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) year for general living expenses
  • Extensive learning and development calendar, including a structured orientation and induction plan
  • Employee Assistance Program – independent confidential counselling service
  • An inclusive culture of dedicated, passionate and professional team members

About You

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Bachelor of Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, Diploma of Welfare Studies, Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs or equivalent qualification
  • Experience managing complex cases with strong case practice including client advocacy, counselling, therapeutic interventions and family support in line with the Best Interest Framework
  • Ability to engage with families, children and young people with empathy and warmth
  • Demonstrated skills in risk and needs assessments
  • Knowledge of the factors that can impact on a parent’s ability to care for children and knowledge of the service system and resources available that can support parents, children and young people
  • Ability to promote effective working relationships with other organisations within the region
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of proficiency in MS Office and use of data recording systems
  • Understanding of the purpose and expectations of the Victorian Child Safe Standards and demonstrated commitment to contributing to a child safe organisation in both practice and culture.
  • Victorian Driver’s Licence

Application Process

  • Applicants must address each of the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the respective Position Description and provide a current Résumé in order to be considered.
  • Applications to be submitted by email at recruitment@bcyf.org.au or by clicking on Apply online below
  • Successful applicants will be required to provide a current Working with Children Check and undergo a National Police Check prior to commencement.
  • The Victorian Chief Health Officer has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all authorised workers unless a medical exemption applies. Those mandates includes this role, therefore successful candidates will be required to show evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status (or exemption) prior to commencing employment with BCYF.
  • BCYF reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date of this position, so please don’t delay in applying. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Applications close 5pm Tuesday 28 June 2022.  

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Contact Details

For more information about the position please contact Kayla Innes, Team Leader Targeted Care Packages (TCP), on 03 5226 8900.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and ensuring continuity of care and support to our clients and staff. With this in mind, if you are shortlisted, we may discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.

BCYF is committed to providing a safe and friendly environment for children and young people.

BCYF is an equal opportunity employer and encourage individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities or applicants with a lived experience of disability to apply. Reasonable adjustments will be made for people with disabilities where operationally viable.

Applications close 5pm Tuesday 28 June 2022.  

V.I.D 2200809