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Caseworker - Brighter Futures

  • 500327
  • Youth and Families - Casework
  • Full time permanent

About the Role

Brighter Futures is a voluntary, targeted program for families experiencing challenges that impact on their ability to care for their children.  Brighter Futures provide families with support and services to help address the struggles they are facing, and recognise that supporting families before a crisis improves family resilience, promotes healthy child development, and reduces harm to children.

About the Opportunity

This role is full time, permanent opportunity (35 hours per week). Based in Gosford.

As a Case Worker your role will be to evaluate referrals, coordinate and implement therapeutic family support and provide support to parents and children. You will be working with families to ensure their homes are safe, supportive and nurturing.  

 Key Responsibilities

  • Provide intake and assessment of families into the program.
  • Provide support for families to set and achieve their goals through home visiting, advocacy, life skills, child development, parenting, routines, budgeting.
  • Deliver evidence based parenting programs.
  • Assist families to connect socially in the local community.
  • Provide culturally responsive and strengths based support to families in all aspects of service provision.

What you need to succeed

  • Relevant tertiary level qualifications including social sciences, welfare or other areas of study relevant to the role.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with children and families using a strengths-based approach.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principals of early intervention and child protection issues
  • Experience of working with diversity including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and culturally and linguistically diverse families.
  • Proven communication skills and the ability to identify needs, strengths and potential risks.
  • Must hold a current WWCC and Drivers licence 



In return we offer

  • Employee benefits including attractive salary packaging options
  • Additional weeks annual leave
  • 35 hour working week with time in lieu


Should you have any questions, please contact Soraya Kauhiva from Uniting’s Talent Acquisition Team
on; 0466 867 721 /  for more information.

Applications close: Wednesday, 5 October 2022

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




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