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Therapeutic Caseworker - Youth Hope

  • 500963
  • Youth and Families - Casework
  • Full time permanent

About the role

This is a  full time, permanent positions (35 hours per week) based in Liverpool.

Working within a multi-disciplinary team and supported by a comprehensive training program in trauma informed practice you will assess families’ needs holistically assisting them to form goals that will address their therapeutic needs.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing therapeutic casework services based on the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics and the Proactive Case Management model
  • Identifying the therapeutic needs of families, children and young people and structure the support intervention accordingly in collaboration with the Clinical Team and Youth Hope Coordinator
  • Advocating on behalf of service users and linking them to ongoing support.
  • Availability to provide services to families, children and young people at times and in locations that are most suitable to their needs, including evenings and weekends.

About You

  • Degree level qualifications or equivalent in Social Work, Welfare, Psychology or related field with a minimum of 3 years casework experience with children, young people and families.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage families with high and complex needs and work in partnership with them to achieve their goals, using a variety of intervention strategies from a range of theoretical models.
  • Demonstrated understanding of child protection issues and an ability to conduct risk and family assessments within a competency-based approach.
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging and working with CALD and Aboriginal children, young people and families in a way that is culturally responsive and appropriate


In return we offer:

  • Salary from $83,197 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.


For more information, please contact Soraya on 0466 867 721 or

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police Check and Reference Checks. At Uniting Covid-19 vaccinations are a condition of employment.

Applications close: Wednesday, 7 December 2022

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