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Careers > Senior Project Worker - Communities for Children

Full Time - Fixed Term Contract till 30th June 2019

This position is based in Swan Hill but regular travel to Robinvale and other outlaying towns is required.


Communities for Children is a community driven project that aims to ensure children have the best start in life focusing on prevention and early intervention approaches that bring about positive family functioning, safety and child development outcomes for children and their families. Mallee Family Care as the CfC facilitating partner for the project in the Swan Hill Rural City Council LGA facilitates a whole of community approach to support and strength local service networks that contribute to child safety. The position has leadership responsibility to oversee the implementation and further development of the project, manage project staff and active engage with the network of citizens, families and services that collectively design and deliver the project.

The Senior Project Worker will;

  • ensure that the community are active and engaged
  • that data against agreed indicators is being collected and shared and
  • that the Executive Committee has the information it needs to make to leverage funding, activities and community assets to deliver the CfC community strategies.

The successful applicant will be required to hold a qualification at Degree level or above and extensive experience in working with children 0-12 years and their families, with an understanding of parenting education strategies and experience in working with vulnerable children and families with complex needs.

Applicants addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description should be sent to Maree Fullgrabe, PO Box 1870, Mildura 3502 or emailed to mfullgrabe@malleefamilycare.com.au

For a copy of the position description please click here.


For more information regarding the position description please contact George Mudford on 5032 4479 or email on gmudford@malleefamilycare.com.au      

Applications close at 5.00pm Friday 23rd February 2018.

Mallee Family Care offers a great range of employee benefits, including:

  • Generous salary packaging
  • Flexible work options
  • Genuine training and development opportunities   
Undertaking a Working with Children Check, Police Check, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWESS) and Disclosure of previous or current disciplinary action (employment history) is mandatory for all positions