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Caseworker - Aged Services

Employer: JewishCare NSW
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Social Work, Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 12 June, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

JewishCare has been the major provider of services to the Jewish community in Sydney for over 80 years. In order to achieve our mission of supporting and strengthening the resilience and independence of our community, we offer assistance in the areas of Child and Family Services, Mental Health Programs, Disability Services and Community Aged Services. We are passionate about the work that we do and believe that our staff are our most important asset in providing the best care and support to our clients.

The Social Work Team provides case management and offer services to our Aged clients which will best meet their needs. This full time position is classified as SCHADS Level 4. The salary is $34.10 to 36.74 per hour dependent upon experience. This role is based in Bondi Junction close to transport links.

Essential Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work and eligibility for membership of the AASW (Australian Association of Social Workers)
  • Ability to assess client support needs clinically and develop care plans that support those needs
  • Understanding of person-centred approach to client care
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and its implications for clients
  • Knowledge of Dementia or mental illness and current interventions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Current unrestricted Australian driver’s license
  • Previous experience using client management systems

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Knowledge, sensitivity and an understanding of Jewish values, heritage and culture

Please address the above criteria in your application.

A part time role of 4 days per week/30 hours may be considered for the right candidate.

The ability to speak Russian while not a requirement would be viewed favourably.

JewishCare is an EEO Employer committed to the principles of cultural diversity and gender equality. We offer a family friendly flexible workplace and ongoing learning and development opportunities.

JewishCare – a great place to work!

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