Brighter Futures - Caseworker

Uniting

Location
South West and M5 Corridor
Reference #
494387
Closing Date
05-07-2021
Sector(s)

Healthcare & Medical

Vacancy Type

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

With over 10,000 employees and volunteers working across more than 300 sites, our services are in the areas of aged care, disability, community services and chaplaincy.

In this role based in Campbelltown you will provide casework and case-management to families, children and young people who are at risk of further escalation within the Child Protection system.

About you

  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications in Social Work/ Social Sciences and relevant work experience with children and families
  • At least 3 years’ experience working with children and families, preferably within a casework model
  • Demonstrated understanding of child protection issues and the ability to identify and address these issues with families when required
  • Current driver’s licence and willingness to transport families

Skills and experience:

  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications in Social Work/ Social Sciences and relevant work experience with children and families
  • At least 3 years’ experience working with children and families, preferably within a casework model
  • Demonstrated understanding of child protection issues and the ability to identify and address these issues with families when required
  • Current driver’s licence and willingness to transport families

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

Further to this we offer:

  • Chance to deliver significant organisational change and improve outcomes.
  • Varied workload including BAU, internal projects and wider organisation initiatives.
  • Ongoing professional and personal development opportunities.
  • Work within an organisation that has a positive impact on our clients and the communities in which they live.

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