Caseworker

Job Reference No:

RANSW391

Reference No: RANSW391

Relationships Australia NSW (Big Splash on behalf of RANSW)

Applications Closing: Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 00:00
  • An exciting opportunity for an experienced Caseworker for the Forgotten Australians Support Services
  • Multiple part time roles available
  • Flexible days of work
  • Based in Parramatta and Harris Park, Sydney

Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) believes everyone is entitled to positive, supportive and healthy relationships. Our work is centred on building strong family relationships and community connections. As a leading independent non-profit organisation, we focus on those in greatest need, and we conduct our work with respect for difference and social inclusiveness.

We are currently looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Caseworker for our Trauma Support Service (Wattle Place) to provide casework and psychological support services to Forgotten Australians, inclusive of Former Child Migrants and Stolen Generations who were placed in institutional care.

The program aims to provide quality support to Forgotten Australians and Former Child migrants who were in care in Australia from the 1920's to 1990 with counselling, supported file reading and family tracing, reunion, referrals and social activities.

We have multiple positions available with flexibility to work part time or full time

About the successful candidate

Essential

  • Formal qualifications / working towards formal qualifications in Social Work, Psychology or other relevant disciplines;
  • Demonstrated experience in providing psychological support for adults who have experienced trauma (physical, sexual psychological, emotional neglect) as children.
  • Ability to provide quality therapeutic casework, to develop individual tailored case plans and coordinate referral to suit client need;
  • Ability to travel throughout New South Wales, interstate and work flexible hours;

Desirable

  • Experience with working with Aboriginal And Torres Strait Island people and ability to ensure cultural safety;
Details
Category: Care & Support Work
Field: Community
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: Western Sydney
How to apply

How to Apply

Candidates MUST apply online and answer the role selection criteria's. For more information about the role and details on how to apply, visit the link below:
https://ransw1.applynow.net.au/jobs/RANSW391

RANSW recognises the importance of a healthy work-life balance. We work hard to promote a supportive work environment and we have a strong focus on professional development. We offer a range of benefits including salary packaging that provides significant tax-free benefits.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON SUNDAY 12 MAY 2019, 9.30PM

RANSW is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and recognises the importance of attracting the right people for the right job. Candidates are selected in accordance with predetermined selection criteria.

RANSW is committed to creating opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, this is a core part of our Reconciliation Action Plan. Australia's First Peoples are encouraged to apply for this role. RANSW's RAP can be found at:

http://www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/about-us/stretchreconciliation-action...

Date posted: 24 April 2019

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