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Caseworker (Homelessness)
Waitara, Sydney

Salary PLUS Salary Packaging PLUS Annual Leave Loading!

Flexible Work Arrangements considered!

Supportive team culture!

 

About the role

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Case Worker to provide trauma informed, strengths-based casework for client groups who are experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness. This role specifically works with women and families. 

 

This is a Max Term Full-time position, until February 2023. Willing to negotiate start and finish times to promote Work Life Balance for the right candidate. Potential to work from home one day per week.

 

Duties

  • Support all clients utilising a trauma informed, strengths-based approach
  • Assist and advocate for clients in meeting practical needs such as housing, budgeting, job attainment etc;
  • Ensure appropriate referrals are made to address risk factors such as mental health, drugs and alcohol and other contributors;
  • Ensure appropriate case plans are developed and periodically reviewed with an outcomes focus;

Requirements

 

  • Tertiary qualifications in a Social Work, Psychology, or related area
  • Good working knowledge of accessing homelessness supports and accommodation
  • Sound knowledge of casework and case management principles;
  • A Working With Children Check and Criminal History Check
  • A 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.

 

About us

 

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

If you are interested in this opportunity, please provide a cover letter addressing the role requirements, complete your work history and education information on the application page and submit your resume. 

 

Apply Now!

 

 

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