Casual Residential Caseworker, Doorways for Youth


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South West and M5 Corridor
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About the role

The Caseworker will offer individualised support for young people to mitigate the impact of immediate accommodation emergency, in addition to case-management, casework and post follow up support to residents in the houses, enabling young people to increase their capacity to a more sustainable pathway for permanent living arrangements.  

You will be working as part of a dynamic team that provides day to day support and case management for young people ,18-24, who are homeless and residing in our short term (twelve week) crisis accommodation program. 

You shifs will be part of a 24/7 roster, including sleep-over shifts at two houses in South West Sydney working closely with young people to support the development of their independent living skills, training and employment, as well as social skills and community engagement activities. In addition you will participate in supporting the household routines and day-to-day tasks as required.


  • You will provide information, crisis support, advocacy and referral for young people, and their families within their communities
  • Provide flexible client-centred, strengths-based time limited casework for young people, addressing a range of issues including accommodation, abuse, drug and alcohol use, unemployment, mental health, domestic violence, education and parenting
  • For more information please refer to the attached position description

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Sciences and demonstrated relevant work experience with young people for at least two years
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues impacting on homeless young people and families
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive, honest and productive relationships with young people and their families.
  • For more information please refer to the attached position description

Even better:

  • Senior First Aid certificate or willingness to obtain one upon employment
  • Competencies in implementing a strength based solution focused framework

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.

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