Working at Kempsey Families Inc
Kempsey Families Inc is a Not for Profit non-government organisation and has been operating since 1993. We have a history of strong committed community management. This ensures that a wide range of skills, opinions and perspectives are drawn from the community.
We have developed a philosophy and practice that includes a strong support system for all staff. The agency works within a strengths based Narrative framework, which means, respect for the individual (client and worker), individual responsibility (client and worker) honesty, accountability and transparency within the practices of the agency. It also means clients are viewed with the potential to define and solve their own issues. They are supported to find solutions to the problems that are dominating their lives.
Kempsey Families is at present providing services for vulnerable young people, their parents and families.
Kempsey Families is part of an inter-agency of services referred to as, Community Partners. We share a strong commitment to the principles of community partnerships.
We advertise any available positions on both our website and in the local print media when they arise. If you are interested in working with us please contact us.
Current Positions Vacant
Coordinator – Men’s Behaviour Change Program (Engage2Change)
Accountable to: Executive Officer – Management Committee – Mid North Coast Consortium (MNCC)
Direct Supervisor: Executive Officer
Award: Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010
Classification: As per contact of employment
Hours of work: 35 hours (5 days per week)
Kempsey Families Inc. (KF Inc.) is a not-for-profit organisation providing a range of specialist services for women, children, young people, families /caregivers and men.
Kempsey Families Inc. is the lead organisation for Engage2Change the Mid North Coast Men’s Behaviour Change Program (MBCP). The Program is in partnership with Warrina Domestic and Family Violence Specialist Services and Port Macquarie Hastings Domestic and Family Violence Specialist Service, known as the Mid North Coast Constortium (MNCC).
About the Position
Men’s Behaviour Change Programs are currently the main type of service available for men who use violence. Men’s Behaviour Change programs support men who have used abusive and controlling behaviours towards their partners or family members to change their behaviour and build healthy and respectful relationships.
While details of these programs vary from one organisation to the next, there are common components and Practice Standards for Domestic Violence Behaviour Change which all programs must meet.
The Men’s Behaviour Change program will be delivered in Kempsey, Nambucca Valley, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie where it is known as Engage2Change. For more information about this project please visit the website here. http://engage2change.com.au
Kempsey Families Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and ATSI and CALD applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Salary and Conditions in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010.
- Grade will be based on skills, qualifications and experience.
- Under the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 it is a requirement prior to employment to hold a valid Working With Children Check.
- A written application is required and MUST address ALL of the essential and desirable criteria.
- Closing date is 3pm 15th August 2018 at 3pm
- No late applications will be considered
- Interviews to be held for successful applicants week commencing August 27th
Please send your completed application to;
Kempsey Families Inc.
PO Box 420, Kempsey NSW 2440
Ph: (02) 6563 1588