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VFSW - Volunteer Family Support Worker - Hobart

Early Support For Parents
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To Build and maintain a positive and engaging relationship with a family to support identified goals and outcomes.

Weekly contact with the Program Coordinator or applicable Team Leader in the form of text message, phone call or email.

Record visits and relevant information as per ESP’s policies within family casework forms and case plans.

Minimum monthly submission of casework forms in person, through mail, or email

Attendance to at least three Volunteer Team Meetings annually

Compliance with ESP’s confidentiality policies

Role with Families:

To build and maintain a relationship with the allocated family

Setting of goals with the family

Support the family in achieving and reviewing the family goals

Support the transition/exit of the family from the program

Client Case Work:

Home/community visits where negotiated by the family

Review of families with ESP Coordinator for referral to external services if required

Assist parents to access appropriate services and information and support families exiting the program

Record keeping as specified in procedures of the organisation

Selection Criteria:

Commitment to ESP’s objectives and core values

Developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

Ability to contribute to a team environment

Ability to work independently and maintain accurate records

Computer literate - including in editing, saving and uploading documents; basis spreadsheet, survey completion for Government funding reporting.

Current Australian driving licence and regular access to a vehicle

Current Working with Vulnerable People / Child Related Activity card – or the ability to obtain one