Caseworker SHS

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Weave SHS

Reference No: Weave SHS

Weave Youth and Community Services

Applications Closing: Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 13:00

Specialist Youth Homelessness Services Caseworker 

Working as part of the SHS Consortium to provide youth work, casework and case management services to young people aged 12 to 25 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the City of Sydney LGA.

The SHS Caseworker provides client centred early intervention, prevention, casework, case management, outreach support, practical assistance, housing support, information and referral, tenancy and support services to young people.

You will work in a highly responsive, proactive and innovative way and develop collaborative relationships with other services to ensure holistic support to the Inner City. You will feel supported through regular supervision, access to peer review, opportunities for training and development and a friendly and experienced team around you.

Classification for this position is SCHADS Award Level 4 Paypoint 1-4 depending on qualifications and experience. Hourly rate range: $38.14 - $41.09 per hour depending on qualifications and experience plus significant salary packaging benefits.

Category: Care & Support Work
Field: Family, Children and Youth, Housing & Homelessness
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: Inner City Sydney
About us
  • Work with a dynamic and well-respected NGO with 40 years experience working with the community
  • Based at the Weave Community Hub in Woolloomooloo
  • 3 days per week (21 hours)
  • Work within a wider team in the Sydney Youth Homelessness Hub Consortium 
  • Attractive salary packaging available
Position details
  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s in Social Work, Youth Work, Social Sciences or similar
Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s in Social Work, Youth Work, Social Sciences or similar
  • Minimum two years experience in a caseworker role providing support to people with complex trauma histories and support needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex caseloads and prioritise work as required
  • Sound knowledge of integrated case management theory and best practice principles for young people
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with the youth sector, Juvenile Justice, child protection and SHS services
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant referral pathways to health, education, employment, recreational, cultural, housing, mental health, legal, drug and alcohol and other support services
  • 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 City of Sydney LGA
  • Understanding and demonstrated experience of working within a trauma informed and healing centred, strength based, person centred, and culturally appropriate framework
  • An ability to understand and manage community dynamics
  • Ability to work flexible hours including some weekend work as required
  • NSW Working with Children Clearance
  • Driver’s License
Contact details
Contact Name: Patricia Vasquez
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 9318 0539
How to apply

Applications including a current resume and a document specifically outlining how you meet each of the Selection Criteria should be emailed to, using the subject line: Caseworker - Specialist Youth Homelessness Services. Please note only completed applications will be assessed.

For further information, visit the Weave website:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Date posted: 08 November 2019

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