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Casework Support Worker - Permenancy Support Program (Western Sydney)

  • 497092
  • Youth and Families - Casework
  • Full time permanent

This is a permeant full-time (35 hours / week) position and will be based in North Parramatta 

 

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 PSP Casework Support_PD_FINAL.docx

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

 

Should you have any questions, please contact Alex Sullivan from Uniting’s Talent Acquisition Team
 asullivan@uniting.org  for more information.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks, which include National Police Checks, Working with Children Checks and Reference Checks.

Closing date: 11:55pm Thursday 21st October 

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