Context and Purpose

RICE is committed to early intervention and the promotion of child and family wellbeing and health. The Child and Family Worker contributes to child and family wellbeing by providing:

• Effective social work services covering a broad range of psychosocial issues impacting on families.
• Attachment based therapeutic services to parents/caregivers and infants/young children, including in families experiencing active adversity.
• Pathways of care and increased understanding about parenting for families and communities.
• Community development activities; resource development; and training.
• Internal and external reflective consultancy and professional support for early childhood professionals relating to eg child and family wellbeing/welfare; child development; healthy child attachment, etc.