Child, Youth and Family Caseworker

Job Reference No:

Weave - CYF Woolloomooloo

Reference No: Weave - CYF Woolloomooloo

Weave

Applications Closing: Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 12:00

Providing individual and family casework support to families with children aged 0-12 years and young people aged 12-17 years residing in the Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross and Darlinghurst areas.

The Child, Youth and Family Caseworker provides intensive wrap around casework, case management, practical assistance, housing support, information and referral, education advice, access to parenting programs and support services to families with children aged 0 - 12 years and young people aged 12 - 17 years residing in the Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross and Darlinghurst areas.

 

Details
Category: Care & Support Work
Field: Family, Children and Youth
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: Inner City Sydney
About us

Child, Youth and Family Caseworker - Woolloomooloo Team

  • 3 days per week 
  • Work with a dynamic and well respected NGO with over 40 years experience working with the community
  • Attractive wage packaging/salary sacrifice available
Position details
Essential Selection Criteria:

SELECTION CRITERIA:

Qualifications, experience and mandatory requirements

  1. Relevant tertiary qualification/s in Social Work, Youth Work, Social Sciences or similar.
  2. Minimum two years experience in a caseworker role providing support to young people and families with complex trauma histories and support needs.
  3. Knowledge and understanding of relevant referral pathways to health, education, employment, recreational, cultural, housing, mental health, legal, drug and alcohol and other support services.
  4. Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal people and communities, and an understanding of the strengths of Aboriginal people and the impacts of intergenerational trauma on Aboriginal people residing in the Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross and Darlinghurst areas.
  5. Understanding of the social justice issues facing young people and families residing in the Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross and Darlinghurst
  6. Understanding and demonstrated experience of working within a trauma informed and healing centred, strength based, person centred, culturally appropriate framework.
  7. An ability to manage community dynamics.
  8. NSW Working with Children Clearance and National Police Check.
  9. Driver’s License.

Skills and attributes

  1. Highly developed time management and organisational skills demonstrating attention to detail and the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  2. Ability to work independently and use initiative.
  3. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  4. Strong advocacy skills.
  5. Demonstrated interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  6. Ability to work as a team member and with a high degree of autonomy.
  7. Strong computer and IT literacy skills.
  8. Strong desire to work in the Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross and Darlinghurst areas and a good understanding of community dynamics.
  9. Common sense an excellent sense of humour.
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Contact details
How to apply

If you are interested in applying, please provide an up to date resume and a document responding to and outlining how you meet each of the Selection Criteria. Please email your application to: recruitment@weave.org.au

Date posted: 09 July 2019

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