Family Caseworker
CatholicCare Diocese Of Broken Bay
Waitara, NSW, AU
4d ago
  • Waitara Location
  • Full time hours
  • Access to excellent salary packaging benefits
  • About the program

    The focus of this position is to provide quality child focused early intervention targeted casework and groupwork support services in the Targeted Early Intervention (TEI) program to families with children and young people aged 0-18.

    Some of your responsibilities will include :

  • 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.
  • As well as other duties specified in the attached Position Description.
  • About you

    To be considered for this role you will :

  • 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
  • Current and valid NSW Driver’s Licence and access to a comprehensively insured vehicle;
  • As well as other criteria specified in the attached Position Description.
  • Culture and Benefits

    Please find attached a video about what it means to work at CatholicCare. We also offer :

  • The opportunity to make a difference to families, children and young people in the community;
  • A focus on employee well-being, with regular reflective and practice supervision opportunities;
  • Access to in-house and external training and learning opportunities;
  • An Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support; as well as
  • Salary packaging benefits to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free.
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