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Child FIRST Intake Worker


  • Full time ongoing position based at Broadmeadows

  • Competitive sector remuneration, salary packaging and fantastic benefits offered

  • Dynamic, warm and welcoming culture

We are looking for vibrant and skilled HM Child FIRST Intake Worker to join our Hume Moreland Child FIRST team. Formerly Kildonan UnitingCare, we have joined together with 21 UnitingCare agencies to form a new organisation; called Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania). Uniting is now one of the largest community service providers within Victoria and Tasmania. Uniting to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Uniting works alongside people of all ages in local communities in Victoria and Tasmania.

What’s involved in HM Child FIRST program?

Hume Moreland Integrated Family Services Alliance is a partnership of Community Service Organisations, Community Health Services, local councils and the Department of Human Services who work together  to ensure strengthened and appropriate service responses for vulnerable children, young people and families, living in the local municipalities of Hume and Moreland. Hume-Moreland Child FIRST is the community based intake into integrated family services, responding to families, referrers, community networks and professionals.   

We are committed to:

Nurturing and supporting our employees in every way possible and providing staff with the opportunity to learn and grow their careers within ground-breaking programs as part of our warm and engaging culture.

This role offers a wonderful opportunity to join a supportive team committed to innovation, reflective practice and excellence in service provision.

We want to hear from you!

We would love to hear from you if you have experience in working with vulnerable children, youth and their families, a Bachelor of Social Work or Diploma of Community Welfare Work and excellent interpersonal, communication and casework skills.

In addition to this, you will have, knowledge and understanding of intake, assessment and responses, a sound understanding of strengths based approach to service delivery and an understanding of child development, family systems, ecological theory and demonstrated experience in working with vulnerable children and families with complex and multiple needs.

Intermediate to advanced Computer literacy using MS Word, Outlook, Excel and efficient and effective data entry skills is also needed.

The Position Description for this role is attached, where you can view the full list of Key Responsibilities and Key Selection Criteria.

Uniting is a Child Safe Organisation!

Uniting is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Our recruitment process involves extensive screening processes prior to appointment including thorough reference checking. All successful applicants must comply with Uniting’s Child Safe Policy. The requirement to undertake a Criminal Records Check with a satisfactory outcome and hold a valid Working with Children Check (E) Card is mandatory. Travel between sites is required therefore you will need to hold a current Victorian Driver's license

For any enquiries about this position, please contact Grant Thompson on (03) 9302 6100.

How to apply

Please apply by sending your cover letter, current resume and a response to the key selection criteria (attached) to:

Marnie Hopkins

People & Culture Coordinator

[email protected]

Applications Close:  Thursday 17th August at 5pm




Job contact

Name: Marnie Hopkins

Phone: 9412 5700