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Waitara OR Artarmon, Sydney
Permanent Full Time position
Supportive Team Environment
Salary Packaging opportunities
About the program
The focus of this position is to provide child focused casework within CatholicCare’s Integrated Services. The role has an opportunity to work across a range of CatholicCare’s wide variety of specialist casework teams to provide temporary or longer term relief to other caseworkers. This is an exciting opportunity to work with families experiencing child and family difficulties, Domestic Violence and Homelessness.
Conduct thorough assessments of families and young people to ensure the child’s and family’s needs are addressed
Work with families with children on a range of issues that include Domestic Violence, Mental Health and Alcohol and drug misuse in the family context and child safety.
Conduct regular and timely client reviews to assess family progress
Develop a knowledge and understanding of relevant referral agencies for client families to ensure effective networking and referral procedures.
Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate area e.g., Social Work, Social Science, Welfare, Psychology, or child development/Education related discipline and/or demonstrated relevant industry experience
Experience in supporting families and children in complex case work
Thorough knowledge of the potential impact of trauma and disadvantage on children
Counselling skills and experience
Working With Children Check and Criminal History Check
NSW Driver’s license and insured vehicle
Applicants will be required to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application for employment. You will also be required to provide further evidence of vaccination status or medical contraindication certificate as part of your recruitment /interview process.
At CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay we make a positive difference in the lives of the people we serve. Our services include NDIS disability services, foster care and out of home care supports, services for seniors, children’s services and a range of Community Services supports.
We are also a child-safe and child-friendly organisation.
We are a safe, respectful, and inclusive employer. We welcome all applicants, regardless of their cultural background, gender, faith or disability. Our organisation will accommodate any reasonable requests to support you to thrive during the recruitment process and beyond.
Culture and Benefits
Please find attached a video about what it means to work at CatholicCare. We also offer:
Salary packaging benefits to receive a portion of your salary tax-free.
A focus on employee well-being, with regular reflective/practice supervision opportunities;
Access to training and learning opportunities.
An Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support; as well as
An additional Paid Leave day (CatholicCare Day) to be taken at the end of the year.
How to apply
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