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Youth Caseworker

JewishCare

Applications Closing: Friday, March 23, 2018 - 17:00

The Youth Services team believe that all children and young people have the right to lead happy, successful and meaningful lives. We are seeking a suitably qualified person to join our dynamic team. Your role as caseworker will include coordination of the Big Brother Big Sister Mentoring Program, Adolescent workshops, and general casework support.

This full time position is classified as SCHADS Level 4. The salary is $32.54-$35.09 per hour dependent upon experience. This role is based in Bondi Junction close to transport links.

 

 
Details
Category: Social Work
Field: Family, Children and Youth
Employment basis: Full-time
Job Location: Eastern Suburbs
About us

JewishCare has been the major provider of services to the Jewish community in Sydney for over 80 years. In order to achieve our mission of supporting and strengthening the resilience and independence of our community, we offer assistance in the areas of Child and Family Services, Mental Health Programs, Disability Services and Community Aged Services. We are passionate about the work that we do and believe that our staff are our most important asset in providing the best care and support to people in need.

Position details
Qualifications:

Social Work Degree

Essential Selection Criteria:

Essential Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work and eligibility for membership of the AASW (Australian Association of Social Workers)
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and its implications for clients
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • An understanding of the issues facing young people
  • A current NSW Working with Children Check
  • Previous experience using client management systems and intermediate skills in the Microsoft Office suite of products.
Desirable Selection Criteria:

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience and skills in conducting client assessments and case management
  • Understanding of person-centred approach to client care
  • Experience in engaging with a range of stakeholders
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Confidence and proficiency utilising social media platforms
  • Knowledge, sensitivity and an understanding of Jewish values, heritage and culture
Other Information:

Please address the above criteria in your application.

While this role is full time (Monday to Friday) the successful applicant will be required to be available for occasional evening and weekend work.

 

How to apply

Applications close Friday 23rd March. Interviews will be conducted during the week commencing 26th March. We envisage an April commencement.

To apply please go to www.jewishcare.com.au/careers

Date posted: 09 March 2018

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