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Family Support Officer

Family Support Workers
Contract Part Time
154 days ago

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the role

The Family Support Officer will work as part of a team of coordinators, volunteers and admin staff to coordinate the service delivery of the Family Support Program. This program provides in-home assistance to families who may be experiencing Postnatal Depression, depressive illness, a multiple birth and/or social isolation. The role carries out various tasks pertaining to case coordination and volunteer management, including; assessment and reviews; home visit outreach; guided referrals; telephone and email support; volunteer coordination and scheduling; workshop facilitation and training; and promotional activities

What you will bring

  • Sound understanding and experience within the mental health field and depressive illness
  • Specialist knowledge and passion for Perinatal Mental Health will be considered an advantage
  • Experience of working with, and the provision of support to ‘at risk’ families
  • The ability to operate under limited direction, as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to structure time, manage work deadlines and prioritise, organize and complete work within set time frames
  • Ability to supervise the work of volunteers, in order to ensure program and organizational objectives are met, in accordance with the Red Cross way of working
  • Good presentation and public speaking skills and the ability to design, deliver and evaluate the training of a volunteer taskforce

The benefits

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people.

Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

Further information

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Nicola Carmody on 0417350689 .

Position description: Family Support Officer (WA) PD 2021.pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

Advertised: 21 Apr 2021 W. Australia Standard Time

Applications close: 05 May 2021 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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