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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 skauhiva@uniting.org

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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