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May

Therapeutic Care Workers - Casual (Cyf2)

Department of Families, Fairness and Housing - Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Hurstbridge Farm Therapeutic Care Program is an innovative initiative designed to provide a specialised treatment approach in Victoria.
The program provides an intensive experience for young people who are experiencing the aftermath of abuse and neglect. The practice model uses the frameworks and techniques of Trauma and Attachment Theories.
The key role of therapeutic care staff is to provide daily care and implement the therapeutic treatment strategies via everyday interactions.

Are you

  • Interested in working with adolescents with challenging behaviours, and working with the team in helping them to develop and grow?
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of the theories relating to trauma and attachment as aftermath of abuse and neglect?
  • Flexible and highly motivated?

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing 

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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