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Family Help Trust Staff Vacancies

SOCIAL WORKER FIXED-TERM CONTRACT

We have a fixed-term vacancy commencing 4th April 2016 for a full-time social worker.  This is a 12 month contract due to a staff member taking 12 months parental leave. 

Family Help Trust is a child abuse prevention service providing social work support to families with complex needs.

Our focus is on improving social outcomes for young children. The Trust places a high priority on evidence-based practise.

The work can be both challenging and rewarding for the right person. FHT aims to provide a supportive work environment.  

Salary is negotiable according to qualifications and experience.

 The successful applicant must have a Social Work qualification recognised by SWRB.

The ideal appointee will have:

    • Experience working with children and families
    • Knowledge of CYP&F Act and care and protection of children
    • Child development/attachment/behavioural management knowledge
    • Interest  in working with offenders
    • Creativity and stamina to persevere with challenging families who may be difficult to engage
    • Ability to forge strong working relationships with relevant government agencies and NGO’s

For expressions of interest or for further information please contact our

Practice Manager, Bill Pringle.  

Tel (03)365-9912 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

APPLICATONS CLOSE AT 4PM ON FRIDAY FEBRUARY 26TH