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Caseworker - Together Home

  • 495365
  • Youth and Families - Casework
  • Full time closed period contract
  • Based in Campbelltown and working across Campbelltown and Wingecarribee
  • Full time, closed period contract – 12 months

 

The Together Home Program

This program targets people who have entrenched homelessness. As the Caseworker for this program, you will partner closely with Argyle Community Housing, to deliver intensive case work support to the clients of the program with the aim to end street homelessness.

About the opportunity

This role is responsible for the delivery of a range of evidence based, trauma informed, culturally competent and responsive services to enhance the capability and capacity of homeless people identified through this program to maintain and secure their long term housing. The key aim is to transition people onto a trajectory away from homelessness into long term, stable housing, whilst improving overall personal wellbeing.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families are over represented in this program and the child protection system as a whole.  Appropriate cultural knowledge and understanding is important to deliver effectively in this role.  This is a targeted position and applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged.  

About You

  • Degree qualification in Social Work, Psychology or a related bachelor’s degree or related course
  • Relevant casework or clinical experience with at risk people experiencing long term and entrenched homelessness
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with participants in crisis to work in partnership with them to achieve goals, using a variety of evidence based intervention strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to provide evidence based, trauma informed, culturally competent and responsive services
  • Demonstrated ability and understanding to provide person centred approaches and responses to all clients and participants
  • Ability to develop and include intensive multi disciplinary support services as part of person centred support plans
  • Ability to work remotely with people with complex needs while maintaining a high level professionalism
  • Work collaboratively with all services, programs and professionals
  • Demonstrated understanding of the most recent child protection legislation including experience of assessing child protection issues and ability to conduct risk and family assessments using strength based approach and undertaking reports to appropriate authorities
  • Flexibility and willingness to work out of hours and be on a on call roster
  • Current drivers licence

Even better

  • Experience working within a therapeutic casework model
  • Fluency in in community language particularly and/or strong connections to diverse culture(s).

Benefits & culture 

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. People with a disability, or who identify as LGBTQI or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to apply.

We work together to ensure that every individual can be the best they can be. We value you and will support you in your career by:

  • Ongoing training and mentoring to improve and learn new skill
  • Family friendly workplace and flexible working hours
  • Salary Packaging

Don’t miss out on this new and exciting opportunity. Apply today!
Or contact Soraya Kauhiva from Uniting's Talent Acquisition team on; 0466 867 721 / skauhiva@uniting.org for more information. 

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

Closing date: Friday, 29 October @ 11:55pm

 

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