Family Support Worker - Mount Barker

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Salary: $75,664 - $80,770 per annum pro rata (including salary packaging)

Contract: 6 month fixed term part time (15 hours per week)

Job Type: Regional Programs

Employer: Wanslea

Location: Mount Barker

Family Support Worker - Mount Barker


Wanslea has been charged with the responsibility of conducting services for the Communities For Children program in/around the central Great Southern region, with Mount Barker being one of the major sites for such interventions.

We are responsible for providing opportunities to vulnerable communities around that locality with the intention of strengthening relationships, supporting families, improving children’s well-being, increasing their participation in positive community life and reducing the costs of family breakdown.  In addition, it is also intended to provide support for better community connections, as well as services to help newly arrived migrants in their transition to life in Australia.

We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced part time Family Support Worker to join our team to realise these community/family goals. 

This is an opportunity to be part of a fun and creative environment working with children and families.

Wanslea promote family friendly work practices and in turn this positions work hours are only required during the school term. 



  • Diploma of Children’s Services, Human Services or approved equivalent
  • Proven relevant experience in working with communities and families
  • Extensive knowledge of child development, family functioning and the impact of complex issues on the wellbeing of children
  • Experience in group facilitation


Employee Benefits:

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Family friendly work practices
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • A supportive and dedicated team
  • Salary Packaging


 All enquiries for the above position are to be directed to Human Resources

Emailed applications will not be accpeted. Please apply online via Seek.

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Application Information


Shortlisting will commence immediately. 

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted 

Wanslea reserves the right to close the advertisement prior to this date so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.