Casework Support Worker

Uniting

Location
Parramatta and Western Suburbs
Reference #
493206
Closing Date
04-05-2021
Sector(s)

Healthcare & Medical

Vacancy Type

Casework Support

  • Inspiring and connecting, imagining and doing - join Uniting as we take real steps to make the world a  better place
  • Be part of a passionate and collaborative team advocating for children, young people, carers and families

About Uniting’s Permanency Support Program

  • The Permanency Support Program (PSP) aims to give every child/young person a loving home, whether that be with parents, family, extended family or through guardianship, adoption or quality long term care
  • We provide culturally supported placement options for children and young people 0-18 years of age
  • PSP also provides a ‘light touch’ Aftercare service for young people 18-25 years who have left foster care and for the next 4 years will collaborate with Uniting’s Extended Care Pilot program team to provide holistic support to young people using the Advantage Thinking approach

About the role

  • This role is responsible for assisting the casework team with some aspects of case management to achieve permanency outcomes when a child or young person enters Uniting’s care
  • This role is a recognized pathway and development opportunity to a full Caseworker role
  • For more details refer to the attached job description

About you

  • Strong advocate for children, young people and families
  • Collaborative team player
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Committed to compliance – legal, government and policy
  • Technology savvy
  • Flexible
  • Committed to continuous improvement

Benefits and culture

Working to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice brings its own rewards, but there’s more

  • Welcoming you exactly as you are
  • Work you’ll be proud of
  • You’ll have access to a range of support and opportunities including -
    • Salary-packaging options
    • Wellbeing programs 
    • Learning and development opportunities 
    • Diverse and inclusive workplace
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Regular supervision, support and team meetings


Click apply now and  Let’s Change Lives Together.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police, reference and Working with Children checks. 

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