Case Worker - 28 Hours P.W. (SCHADS Level 5)

St George Accommodation For Youth

Applications Closing: Friday, May 1, 2020 - 17:00

We are seeking a second Caseworker to join our hardworking, happy team.

Our mission is to deliver high quality, trauma informed care in a client centred environment that supports young people to break the cycle of homelessness.


  1. Minimum of two years’ experience working in a support role with young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, in supported, transitional housing.
  2. Minimum of two years’ experience working in a support role with young people who are managing their mental health, newly arrived and who may have complex needs.
  3. Demonstrated delivery of client centred, strengths based Case Management support to young people, within a trauma informed care framework.
  4. Demonstrated advocacy and experience, working within the N.S.W. Residential Tenancy Act 2010.
  5. Demonstrated experience networking and building relationships with youth and community housing providers, mental health teams/providers & support services.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, within a team setting.
  7. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently.
  8. Demonstrated ability to contribute to policy development.
  9. Demonstrated excellent time management skills.
  10. Tertiary qualifications or similar qualifications or experience for  Criteria 1-8.
  11. Excellent communication skills; written and verbal.
  12. Demonstrated computer skills; Microsoft Office.
  13. Current N.S.W. Drivers license and own registered vehicle.
  14. Current Working with Children Check


  1. Understanding of Specialist Housing Service – SHS model.
  2. Knowledge of SHS Data Collection/CIMS
  3. Current First Aid Certificate
Category: Social Work
Field: Family, Children and Youth, Housing & Homelessness
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: South Sydney, Sutherland Shire
About us

St. George Accommodation for Youth Limited is an SHS - Specialist Homelessness Service. We are funded by the Department of Communities and Justice N.S.W.

We provide our Specialist Tenancy Support Program, to any young person 16-25  
who is homeless or at risk of homelessness, in the St. George and Sutherland areas.

We specialise in supporting clients who are:

  • managing their mental health
  • newly arrived
  • those with complex needs
How to apply
  • Please take time to read this information properly as applications which don’t address each of the Essential Criteria 1-14 in point form, won’t be read or accepted.
  • When addressing each of the Essential Criteria in numbered form, 1-14 please provide a separate answer for each point; essays will not be read or accepted.
  • If you’d like to apply for this position, it would be great to hear from you.
  • Please provide us with your Curriculum Vitae as a separate document.
  • Please provide us with two Referees who you have worked with recently.

The Job Description for Caseworker 28 hours 2020, is available upon request.

Inquiries and applications:   Lynn Birnie

Applications for this position close on Friday 1st May 2020.

Date posted: 24 March 2020

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