Case Worker

Location: Sydney
Area: Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $78,800 - $85,000 per annum

Our client aims to change lives positively by supporting people affected by the criminal justice system. 

Case Worker

This role will involve;

  • To deliver holistic trauma and violence informed case management for women in the NSW criminal justice system with histories and / or risk of experiencing domestic and family violence
  • To support women in the NSW criminal justice system to return and/or remain safely in the community, free of domestic and family violence.
  • To receive referrals and assess women pre-release from women’s Correctional Centres andTransitional Centres.
  • To receive referrals and assess women who are in the community, seeking bail or a community-based sentence.
  •  To provide strength-based trauma and violence informed case-management to clients with the aim of establishing and maintaining safe living in the community, free of violence.
  • To work with clients with a range of offending histories, including violent offences and offences against children.
  • To build and maintain relationships with relevant Government and non-government agencies to advocate for and in meeting the diverse needs of women involved in the criminal justice system.
  • To meet and engage with clients in custody or community.
The requirements for this role include;
  • To identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander female
  • Experience and skills in the provision of trauma-informed care
  • Knowledge and experience of working with women with complex and compounding needs such as homelessness, criminal justice system involvement, alcohol and other drug use, mental health and experiences of trauma
  • A current NSW Driver Licence
  • Demonstrated cultural competency and knowledge of issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and CALD communities
  • Knowledge and skills relating to child development, current child protection issues and legislation.
Additional Information 
  • A number of probity checks may be required including holding a current working with children and undertaking National police checks.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination (including booster)
    Please note this position will require the successful candidate to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated. 
Our Client considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position as specified under section 31h of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

Our Client considers being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification as specified under section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

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For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Justin Davari on 0473 669 599.

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Contact: 0473669599
Date Posted: 23/06/2022 02:01 PM

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