You will also provide valuable support and counselling to parents pursuing adoption and contribute meaningfully to the assessment and recruitment of prospective adoptive parents, pre-adoptive carers, and dually authorised carers.
To be eligible to apply:
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline such as Social Work, Psychology or Family Therapy
- On the Register of Counsellors as per the Adoption Act 2000, or able and willing to be
- Demonstrated experience working with adoptive parents, pre-adoptive carers, and parents considering adoption
- Strong understanding of the relevant legislation related to adoptions and experience with preparing applications to the Supreme Court for adoption orders
- Experience in working with children and young people, as well as, at risk families and/or out-of-home care
- Conflict resolution and mediation skills and highly developed interpersonal skills
- Sound computer literacy skills
- Willingness and capacity to undertake weekend shifts for training and other activities
- Strong commitment to, and passion for the mission of a Catholic agency and willingness to work in alignment with the principles of Catholic Social Teachings and other Church teachings
- Current Working with Children Check Clearance
- Current and valid Driver’s Licence and access to a well-maintained vehicle which can be used for work purposes
- Strong commitment to, and passion for the mission of a Catholic agency and willingness to work in alignment to the principles of Catholic Social Teachings and other Church teachings
- Current Working with Children Check clearance
- Current and valid driver’s licence and access to a well-maintained vehicle which will be used for work purposes
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