Family Start Worker - North Shore

Working to support high needs families with newborns in the Pacific and Asian communities.

About the Role

Family Start is a free service for parents and caregivers who are facing challenges which are making parenting harder. The Family Start Worker’s role is to support families to become more confident with their parenting and to improve their overall social, education and health aspirations.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make your mark with a leading health and social services organisation and have the right blend of expertise and enthusiasm this could be your ideal role.

40 hour per week positions based in Northcote is a special opportunity and require a versatile social/family worker looking for an exciting new role.

About You

You want to make a difference in your community with young families, have the right expertise and have suitable experience in working with young people.

Key Requirements:

  • Value the Family Start approach to working with families
  • Know how to access community resources for families
  • Be trained in ‘Parents As First Teachers’ or willing to be trained
  • Level B social work qualification preferred
  • Social Worker Registration Board registration
  • Pacific language could be an advantage
  • Fully computer literate
  • Have a full Drivers Licence