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Residential Youth Caseworker

  • 500914
  • Youth and Families - Casework
  • Full time closed period contract

You will be working as part of a dynamic team that supports day to day support and case management for young people up to 24 years old who are homeless and residing in one of our accommodation programs or who are at risk of homelessness.

You will be on a 24/7, rotating roster including morning, afternoon and sleep over shifts. You will work between our different Youth residential sites across South West Sydney.

About the Role

  • Provide information, crisis support, advocacy and referral services for young people and their families
  • Provide a safe, ‘homelike’, healthy physical environment and ensure that they physical and practical needs are of the young people are met
  • Nurture and build rapport with the young person to ensure their social and emotional needs are met and implement therapeutic and behavioural programs as identified
  • Develop and implement case plans that target the young person and their families for restoration

For more information about the role, please click theDownload File JD - Residential Youth Case worker - October 2022 (4).docx


About You

  • Two years experience working with vulnerable, at risk young people
  • Demonstrated understanding of the child protection legislation and experience working within the legislation
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues impacting homeless young people and their families
  • Demonstrated experience working with young people with challenging behaviours
  • Ability to work on 24/7 rotating roster
  • Drivers licence

In return we offer:

  • Salary from $72,741 pa plus super and access to generous salary packaging options
  • Access to a range of employee benefits (U-Rewards program, flex time and additional week of annual leave over Christmas, Benestar Employee Assistance Program and the Uniting With Hearts Reward and Recognition Program)
  • Ongoing professional and personal development opportunities across our varied service streams.

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

For more information about the role, email Soraya Kauhiva from the Uniting Talent Team.

Applications close:  Monday, 28 November 2022


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