Case Work and Support Worker - Specialist Homelessness Service

CatholicCare Western Sydney and Blue Mountains

Applications Closing: Friday, June 28, 2019 - 23:59

Houses to Homes – a Specialist Homelessness Service within CatholicCare Western Sydney & The Blue Mountains - is seeking a full-time Transition Casework and Support Worker.

The Houses to Homes team is responsible for the provision of services to empower pregnant and parenting young women aged 16 – 25 years, and their babies/children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. These services include transitional housing and support to access longer term housing options, case management and support, home visits, parenting/living skills/tenancy support in the Blacktown/Hills and adjoining LGAs.

Details
Category: Care & Support Work
Field: Housing & Homelessness
Employment basis: Full-time
Salary Range: $66,000-$80,000
Job Location: Western Sydney
About us

Houses to Homes – a Specialist Homelessness Service within CatholicCare Western Sydney & The Blue Mountains.

Position details
Qualifications:

Tertiary qualifications or commensurate experience in Social Work, Social Welfare, Community Services, Youth Work, Case Management, Health or related discipline

Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Tertiary qualifications or commensurate experience in Social Work, Social Welfare, Community Services, Youth Work, Case Management, Health or related discipline
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strength based casework principles, trauma informed case management experience and commitment to SHS best practice
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the differing levels of support needs for pregnant and parenting young women with babies/children to achieve positive sustainable housing outcomes
  • Demonstrated experience in accessing affordable housing options for clients
  • Demonstrated understanding of child protection issues
  • Competent computer skills and ability to effectively use a computer-based case management database system
  • Willingness to work within the ethos of CatholicCare and act at all times in accordance with the CatholicCare Code of Conduct
  • Documented current NSW Working With Children Check clearance
  • Own motor vehicle with comprehensive insurance
  • Current full driver’s license
Desirable Selection Criteria:

 Current First Aid Qualifications

Other Information:

CatholicCare is a smoke free environment.

A police check will be conducted for any successful candidate. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Contact details
Contact Name: Louise Masters
Contact Email: h2h@ccss.org.au
Contact Phone: 9837 2095
How to apply

For specific enquiries please contact Houses to Homes on 9837 2095.

To apply for this position, please submit to h2h@ccss.org.au your:

  • Resume,
  • cover letter and
  • a document clearly addressing how you meet each of the Selection Criteria.

(applicants who do not address the Selection Criteria will not be considered)

Date posted: 12 June 2019

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