Social Worker

Location: Regional NSW
Area: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $77,000 - $102,000 per annum

  • $77-100k + super + salary packaging (salary dependent on experience)
  • WFH flexibility
  • Entertainment Benefits are capped at $2,650 per year and include meals and drinks consumed in a restaurant, taxi fares and holiday accommodation.
  • Ongoing monthly supervision
  • Professional development opportunities of minimum $2000 per year plus 4 paid work days while attending professional development.
  • Negotiated extra leave - purchase EXTRA annual leave
  • Paid day off on your Birthday!
Our client is a reputable not-for-profit organization with over 60 years of history dedicated to enriching lives through empowerment and integrated services. They value compassion, collaboration, respect, integrity, and a people-first approach. Operating in multiple locations across NSW, they provide disability services, foster care, allied health, currently offer a wide range of employment opportunities. With a dedicated workforce, including individuals with disabilities, they strive to create inclusive communities and make a positive impact on people's lives.

Out client is seeking Social Workers East Maitland/Newcastle to provide crucial therapeutic services to vulnerable clients across the lifespan.

  • Develop, implement, and assess behaviour management plans to achieve positive outcomes and eliminate restrictive practices for individuals with complex needs and challenging behaviours
  • Offer evidence-based guidance, training, and support using person-centred approaches to help individuals achieve personal goals while maintaining autonomy
  • Provide counselling and therapy services across all stages of life
  • Advise on legislative requirements related to restrictive practices and assist providers in meeting implementation and reporting standards
  • Collaborate with government and other agencies, fostering professional networks and delivering required outcome reports
  • Assist the Clinical Coordinator and Therapeutic Services General Manager in meeting external and internal reporting obligations to ensure compliance
  • Bachelor or Master of Social Work and eligibility to register with the Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Demonstrated experienced working effectively with clients experiencing disability, mental health or behavioural challenges
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed practice
  • Ability to produce clear and concise written communication and effective verbal communication
  • Current Working With Children’s Check and Driver’s License
Why partner with abrs to secure your next role?  
Our values aren’t just things we believe in. They’re our entire foundation.
They’re the very reason we exist, and the reason we’ve returned every single cent of profit we’ve earned to charity.
abrs is Australia’s only charity owned not for profit recruitment agency with 100% of our net revenue returned to fund programs that assist children, youth and families.
When you engage with abrs to secure your next career move you are participating in an ethical recruitment process that funds programs in the charity space.
Choosing abrs means you are helping us to help some of the most disadvantaged in our communities
To apply hit APPLY NOW as we will be shortlisting for this position soon.
For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Ally Fava on 0482 182 603 
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Contact: 02 9218 2303
Date Posted: 25/05/2023 01:47 PM

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