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The Gender Centre Inc: is a specialist state wide Government funded organisation that has been providing services to the Transgender and Gender questioning community of NSW for the past 40 years.

The Gender Centre Inc. is seeking a Case Worker for 28 hours per week based at the Gender Centre in Annandale part of this role is to work with transgender and gender questioning people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the Nepean Blue Mountains and Penrith area and in the inner west. The role involves the provision of client centred case management, provision of early intervention, crisis support, rapid rehousing and pathways to knowledge and skill building.

The case worker will network widely to facilitate access pathways across government and non- government services for clients to the necessary range of available services relevant in assisting them to meet their needs and, engage in multidisciplinary case management and advocacy as required

This position is in partnership with a joint working agreement (JWA) with Wentworth Community Housing.

Salary: SCHADS GWS Grade 2 Level 4 plus superannuation and salary packaging.


Applications CloseJuly 1, 2024
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Job CategorySocial Work
Employment BasisPart Time
LocationInner West Sydney

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Essential Criteria

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications Cert 4 in community services ,social work or equivalent
  2. Demonstrated experience in managing a caseload and case planning, including for people with complex and/or high-level needs, and understanding of client centered case management practice;
  3. Demonstrated high-level verbal, written, negotiation communication and advocacy skills
  4. Experience of client centred case management practice’s
  5. Knowledge and understanding of issues impacting on transgender and gender questioning people
  6. Demonstrated ability to work respectfully and sensitively with families and other significant people in the client’s life
  7. Demonstrated ability to liaise and work with a range of people from diverse communities and demonstrated understanding and sensitivity to cultural diversity
  8. Demonstrated high-level verbal, written, negotiation communication and advocacy skills
  9. IT skills
  10. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team
  11. Preparedness to undertake flexible work hours in order to accommodate client, organisational, community and/or interagency events
  12. Must have a current driver’s licence.

Desirable Criteria

  1. Experience in working in a community-based organisation
  2. Have or be willing to obtain a First Aid certificate

How to Apply

Please send your written response to the selection criteria, current cv, names and contact details of two referees to:

The Executive Director
The Gender Centre

Applications close Monday July 1st 2024

Successful candidates are subject to a Working with Children Check and a Criminal record Check and a probationary period of 3 months.

Transgender people are encouraged to apply.

The Gender Centre Inc