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Macarthur Family & Youth Services is looking for an enthusiastic, highly skilled and dedicated person to provide child focused outreach family support to Aboriginal families with dependent children and young people.

This position delivers culturally appropriate services through the Aboriginal Child Youth and Family program to Aboriginal families with children 0-17 years.

They will provide child focused outreach family support to families who have dependent children. A holistic approach is to be taken in providing a supportive role when assisting parents in improving their parenting skills and creating a safer environment for their children.

The Caseworker will adhere to guidelines and provide quality services to clients through case management and support, assessing the strengths and needs of the child and family, including any risks, planning, and coordination of a variety of culturally appropriate supported services. To meet the individual child’s needs while monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the services being delivered. Thye also must maintain professional development in relation to identified best practices, understanding and apply reporting requirements including Mandatory Reporting and other legislative requirements.

A function of the Caseworker is to undertake activities to implement the case plans for client and families including information and advice, support, advocacy, and referrals to relevant agencies or specialist services, and skills development to help the client and family achieve outcomes.

They will ensure that all reporting and case files (paper based and electronic) are of the highest standard, and data is protected to ensure client’s information is private and confidential.

The Caseworker will deliver services in accordance with organisational policies, procedures and Code of Conduct and in accordance with conditions identified in funding agreements.

Please consult the information package for a full description of the job requirements


Applications Close March 2, 2021
Job Board
Job Category Community Development, Social Work
Job Field Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, Early Childhood, Family, Children and Youth
Employment Basis Full Time
Location Macarthur

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Other Information

Macarthur Family and Youth Services considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

The position is required under legislation to follow procedure checks in accordance with the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

How to Apply

All applicants selected for interview will need to provide on the day:

  • Current Working with Children Check number
  • Original qualification certificates
  • Proof of identity (100 points ID) including drivers licence
  • Police criminal history check
  • Vehicle comprehensive insurance and registration

Please be prepared to provide details of three referees, which must include your most recent supervisors, only referees of the preferred applicants will be contacted.

Applications must address the selection criteria and provide their current resume to be considered for an interview.

To receive the information package and selection criteria please contact the administration team on: 02 4620 4667

Enquiries: Kerin Carpenter phone: 02 4620 4667

Please send your application by email to:

Applications must be received by close of business 2 March 2021

Macarthur Family and Youth Services

Macarthur Family and Youth Services and is a “home grown” organisation that has been providing casework support to children, young people and families in the communities since 1980.

Contact Kerin Carpenter
Phone number 02 4620 4667

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