Case Worker - Family Support

Location: Regional NSW
Area: Goulburn & Southern Tablelands
Worktype: Part Time
Salary: $56,700 - $67,500 per annum

About the Organisation
Barnardos Australia is one of Australia’s leading children’s social care agencies, focused on building relationships between children, young people, their families and the community. Over the next 5 years, Barnardos commits to supporting more vulnerable children to thrive through effective evidence-informed and research-based programs.

About the Role
Barnardos are looking for a part-time (4 days / 28 hours) permanent Specialist Housing Case Worker for the Family Support Service & Specialist Homelessness Service based at the Barnardos Centre in Queanbeyan, NSW.  Reporting to the Program Manager – Family Support & Specialist Homelessness Service, the Specialist Housing Case Worker will be responsible for;
  • Working with young people & families from 0 – 15 years or families with young people in this age range.
  • Providing wholistic case management support to families experiencing (or at risk of) homelessness with a focus on achieving positive outcomes.
About You
To be successful in the Specialist Housing Case Worker role, you 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
  • A current driver’s license and the ability to work in a flexible manner, including after hours, when required.
Barnardos welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.
Benefits of Working for Barnardos
At Barnardos, we provide opportunities for development through individual and group mentoring, secondments, acting up and project work. Our benefits include flexible working arrangements, cultural leave, a day off during NAIDOC week, additional annual leave during Christmas/New Year break, volunteer opportunities at community events and many more.

Salary: Base $56,700 to $67,500 pro rata, plus leave loading plus superannuation.  Packaging available to receive $15,860 of your salary tax free. Motor vehicle packaging available on selected roles.

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) and for the ACT a Drivers History Check, Working with Vulnerable People Card and CYPS Check.

Expressions of interest
To register your interest hit APPLY NOW and submit your Resume.  Please note adverts will expire once we receive enough suitable applications. For a confidential discussion please call Emer O'Donnell on 02 8570 8709

Contact: 02 8570 8709
Date Posted: 16/07/2021 09:53 AM

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