ITC Case Worker

Reference No: PL130519

MacKillop Family Services

Applications Closing: Monday, May 27, 2019 - 00:00

Keen to join our new program and make a difference in the lives of children and young people? Become part of a dynamic team and join MacKillop in our commitment to providing high quality services and positive outcomes for young people and their families in Grafton.

MacKillop Family Services is excited to be implementing Intensive Therapeutic Care (ITC) Services to support children and young people with high and complex needs.  The ITC services will provide pro-active therapeutic care and have a strong focus on recovery from trauma providing an alternative to long term residential care with a broader range of placement options for children and young people to achieve positive outcomes in education, mental and physical health including permanency in their lives.

Working closely with the Therapeutic Specialists and the ITC team, the ITC Caseworker will provide high quality therapeutic care and effective casework to young people within the program to heal from trauma and achieve their full potential. This position will also support the transition of the services from the former residential care system to the new ITC service model.

To be considered for an interview, you must be tertiary qualified or working towards tertiary qualifications with demonstrated experience in casework practice, preferably in Out-of-Home-Care. You will display a confident approach working with young people with complex care needs and have experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and culturally and linguistically diverse groups. With excellent interpersonal skills, this role will build collaborative relationships across professional and organisational boundaries and you will be well versed in the of Out-of-Home-Care policy, standards and quality frameworks in NSW.

Benefits on offer


  • Salary package will include base salary commencing at $ 76,629 per annum plus superannuation
  • Generous Salary Packaging of up to $15,900
  • Ongoing training and career development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program to support your wellbeing
Category: Caseworker
Field: Intensive Therapeutic Care
Employment Basis: Full-time
Salary Range: $66,000-$80,000
Job Location: Northern Rivers NSW
About Us

MacKillop Family Services, a Catholic community agency, exists to support, foster hope and promote justice for children, young people and families, particularly those who have experienced distress, disadvantage and abuse.

MacKillop works across New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia. Each young person and family we work with is protected, nurtured and given the chance to build a brighter future.

MacKillop Family Services is an accredited provider of The Sanctuary Model. Sanctuary supports organisations to provide a safe and caring environment for people affected by trauma, and to maintain a culture that reflects these qualities at every level within the organisation.

Position Details

To be considered for an interview, you must be tertiary qualified or working towards tertiary qualifications with demonstrated experience in casework practice, preferably in Out-of-Home-Care

Essential Selection Criteria:

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Contact details
Contact Name: Sonya McPherson
How to apply

Click this link: where you will be redirected to the ITC Case Worker vacancy within MacKillop's careers page. On this page please refer to the How to Apply section at the bottom.

Date posted: 13 May 2019

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