Coordinator, Early Intervention Programs

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Location:
Inner West,Parramatta and Western Suburbs,South West and M5 Corridor
Closing:
April 25, 2022

About the role:

In this management role you will coordinate the day-to-day running of the Multicultural Family Centre team and is responsible for undertaking a range of supervisory and coordination duties to ensure the effective on-going operations of the centre early intervention programs including Fathers’ Support Service, Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY), Supported Playgroups, and Family Casework.

For more information about the Cabramatta Multicultural Family Centre Click Here

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Lead and manage the operations of a range of early intervention programs so that they meet funding requirements, ethical and professional standards, community and stakeholders’ expectations within a multicultural vision
  • Engage new, expand and further develop existent partnerships to enhance service delivery to Aboriginal, CALD and refugee communities in this region
  • Encourage innovation and the development and use of appropriate evidence based models
  • Working with your colleagues to translate Regional and Business Stream strategies into local plans and tactics, thereby ensuring a consistency in co-ordination and continuum of care.

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work or a related discipline with demonstrated experience in staff management and supervision.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in managing, supervising, and supporting staff and team development, using a strengths based approach and cultural awareness
  • Capacity to develop, implement and evaluate programs/partnership projects addressing needs of vulnerable families and children
  • Strong knowledge of issues affecting families and their children experiencing difficulties in their life’s transitions, in particular those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and refugees
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating and developing strategic partnerships and delivering services catering for disadvantaged communities and target groups.
  • Demonstrated skills in delivering strengths based services that address the needs of families and children along the continuum of care
  • Demonstrated understanding of current child protection guidelines and mandatory reporting requirements

Further to this we offer:

  • Varied workload including BAU, internal projects and wider organisation initiatives.
  • Ongoing professional and personal development opportunities.
  • Work within an organisation that has a positive impact on our clients and the communities in which they live
  • Competitive salary package including salary packaging options. 

For further information, please contact Soraya Kauhiva on 0466 867 721/skauhiva@uniting.org

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks, which include National Police Checks, Working with Children Checks and Reference Checks and Covid Vaccinations.  

 

 

 

 

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April 25, 2022
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