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Family Caseworker

  • 499425
  • Youth and Families - Casework
  • Full time closed period contract
  • Full time permanent

About the Role

This role is a full time, permanent position (35 hours per week). Based in Cabramatta. 

This role will work with families and children from all ages, with a focus on 0-3 years old with multiple risks to provide and coordinate services and supports delivered to them under the Targeted Earlier Intervention Programs (TEI) in Fairfield and Bankstown local government areas.

Day to day you’ll deliver a range of parenting programs, information sessions and any relevant activities and casework to father’s and their families to achieve and sustain healthy family relationships and improve child safety

Responsibilities include:

  • Intake and assessment over the phone and face to face
  • Short term casework for vulnerable father’s and their families
  • Facilitate educational workshops to promote healthy and positive relationships for fathers and their families
  • Partner with stakeholders, relevant networks, Indigenous and ethno specific organisations, to identify service gaps and design programs or advocacy to delive3r these needs.

About you

  • Relevant qualification with at least 2 years casework experience
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in conducting intake and assessment
  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection and experience working within the child protection framework
  • Experience in providing casework to fathers, families and children
  • Demonstrated facilitation skills
  • Ability to engage fathers from diverse backgrounds and cultures, and work in partnership with them to achieve their goals and address child safety concerns using evidence-based models.

In return we offer:

  • Salary starting from $72,741 plus super and salary packaging options
  • Access to a range of employee benefits (U-Rewards program, flex time and additional week of annual leave over Christmas and up to 6 EAP sessions per annum)
  • Ongoing professional and personal development opportunities across our varied service streams.
  • A focus on employee well-being, with regular reflective and practice supervision opportunities.

 

For more information, please contact Soraya Kauhiva from our Talent Acquisition team to discuss further on skauhiva@uniting.org

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

Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received.

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