ABOUT THE FAMILY CENTRE

OUR VALUES

SOCIAL JUSTICE

  • Working for a just and equitable society
  • Promoting participation, contribution and belonging
  • Acknowledging human dignity and rights

RESPECT

  • Responding without judgement
  • Embracing diversity
  • Acknowledging strengths and capabilities

INTEGRITY

  • Maintaining relationships based on trust
  • Taking responsibility for our actions
  • Honesty and genuineness

LEARNING

  • Creating opportunities for reflection and leadership
  • Exploring ways to improve
  • Being resourceful

COLLABORATION

  • Co-designing solutions
  • Commitment to working together
  • Creating change through strong relationships

CREATIVITY

  • Working in flexible and diverse ways
  • Making a difference differently
  • Adapt and thrive

CAPABILITY FRAMEWORK

The Family Centre Workforce Capability Framework describes the broad capabilities required by people that work at The Family Centre. The Capability Framework provides current and future employees with a common language for the knowledge and skills required for positions across the organisation.

CULTURAL ELEMENTS

The Family Centre Cultural Elements describe the qualities expected of all our people.  

PRACTICE PRINCIPLES

WELLBEING OF CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

We prioritise the rights, needs and wellbeing of children and young people.

ECOLOGICAL APPROACH

We consider the interaction of the personal, social, cultural, economic and policy contexts that impact on individuals and families.

EVIDENCE & EXPERIENCE

Our practice is evidence-informed and inclusive of the wisdom of both the people we work with and our team. We carefully measure our performance to improve practice.

RELATIONSHIPS

We build and maintain respectful, trusting and caring relationships
 

PARTICIPATION & CONTRIBUTION

We create opportunities for individuals and families to be actively involved in decisions that affect their lives. We encourage people to participate in community life and to contribute to the wellbeing of others.

COLLECTIVE IMPACT

We use a structured and inclusive approach that brings the community together to focus on a common agenda to address complex social problems.

STRENGTHS & SOLUTIONS

Our work encourages people and communities to build on their strengths and focus on solutions.

REFLECTIONS

We reflect on our practice to improve the quality and impact of our work.

 
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