Caseworker - SYHS

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Weave - SYHS

Reference No: Weave - SYHS

Weave Youth and Community Services

Applications Closing: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 12:00

Weave and Ted Noffs Foundation are part of a consortium led by Launchpad Youth Community whose purpose is to provide case management support to young people in the City of Sydney LGA who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. 

The SYHS Caseworker role is based at the Weave Community Hub in Woolloomooloo and provides wrap around client-centred casework and case management services to young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

You will work in a highly responsive, proactive and innovative way and develop collaborative relationships with other services to ensure holistic support to vulnerable young people in City of Sydney.

You will have a minimum two years demonstrated experience in a caseworker role providing tailored support to young people with complex trauma histories and multiple support needs.


Category: Care & Support Work
Field: Housing & Homelessness
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: Inner City Sydney
About us

Specialist Youth Homelessness Services (SYHS) Caseworker

Weave Community Hub, Woolloomooloo  (Part Time - 3 days per week)

  • Work with a dynamic and well-respected NGO with over 40 years experience working with the community

  • Provide holistic case management support for young people in the City of Sydney who are homeless or at risk of homelessness

  • Work as part of the wider consortium team with Launchpad Youth Community and Ted Noffs Foundation

  • Generous salary packaging options available

About Weave Youth & Community Services:

At Weave we believe when people are supported, they are empowered to change their own lives. 

Since 1976, we have been providing a range of services and support to children, young people, families and communities who face complex issues and difficult circumstances.

Our work is about genuine support that celebrates an individual’s strengths, self-determined success and improved life outcomes. 

The team at Weave are dedicated, experienced and are well recognised for their engaging work and pioneering therapeutic approaches. For more information about Weave please visit our website:


Position details

Relevant tertiary qualification/s in Social Work, Youth Work, Community Work or similar

Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Minimum two years demonstrated experience in a caseworker role providing wrap around support to young people with complex trauma histories and multiple support needs

  • Commitment to and demonstrated experience of working within a client-centered, trauma informed, strengths based, and culturally safe framework.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of the youth sector and referral pathways including youth accommodation services, Juvenile Justice and youth legal services, alcohol and other drug services, child protection, employment and training, mental health services, etc 

  • Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal people and communities.  Understanding of the unique strengths and resilience of Aboriginal people and the impacts of intergenerational trauma and colonisation.

  • Strong computer and IT literacy skills

  • Common sense and an excellent sense of humour

  • Strong verbal and written communication and advocacy skills 

  • NSW Working with Children Clearance 

  • Driver’s License

Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Patricia
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 9318 0539
How to apply

For further information about the role please see Job Description available on our website or contact Patricia on 9318 0539.

Applications including a current Resume and a document specifically responding to and outlining how you meet each of the Selection Criteria (List of criteria included in the Job Description Document), should be emailed to Patricia at

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply 

The Job Description with selection criteria is  available on our website.

Closing Date for applications is Midnight Wednesday 29 January 2020 


Date posted: 08 January 2020

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