Case Worker - Family Support

Location: Regional NSW
Area: Goulburn & Southern Tablelands
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $64,350 - $75,235 per annum

The Organisation
An exciting opportunity has become available to work for Barnardos, one of Australia’s leading children’s charities. Barnardos Australia builds relationships between children, young people, their families and the community. They advocate for children and young people and contribute to community knowledge about their issue.

The Role
A permanent full time Case Worker - Family Support is required for Youth & Family Support Service based at the Barnardos Centre in Queanbeyan, NSW.
Reporting to the Program Manager, the Case Worker – Family Support works with young people 12 to under 18 years or families with young people in this age range. The young people are experiencing vulnerabilities that, if not addressed, are or have the potential to adversely impact on their health, safety or wellbeing, or if parents their capacity to adequately protect and care for the young person. The young people may also be experiencing low to medium risk issues that if not addressed may escalate to the point where more intensive services are needed, or risk of significant harm is identified. This includes risk of homelessness. This position requires significant travel across a large rural region.

The Candidate
The successful Case Worker – Family Support will ideally have:
  • A relevant qualification in community development, youth work, mental health, drug and alcohol, social work, psychology, education, early childhood specialist and/or related behavioural sciences at a minimum certificate 4, diploma or degree level.
  • Demonstrated understanding of casework practice including assessment and preparation of case plans
  • Knowledge of child/youth development and parenting
  • Demonstrated experience of working with young people at risk and their families
  • Demonstrated experience of collaborating and working with other agencies to deliver services to young people and/or families
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently while still being part of a team
Barnardos welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

Additional info
To be considered for roles with Barnardos you will need to have (or be willing to have conducted) a National Police Clearance and current Working with Children check Clearance (or APP number).

You will also need to have a current NSW driver license and First Aid Certificate.

$64, 350 - $75, 235 base (including FBT packaging) + Super.  Motor vehicle packaging optional.

Expressions of interest
To request an application pack, please hit APPLY NOW or for a confidential discussion please contact Gemma Haworth on 02 9218 2354.

Contact: 02 9218 2354
Date Posted: 17/11/2020 03:38 PM

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