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Caseworker / Social Worker - Newcastle


Employer: abrs
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Mental Health & Counselling, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NSW

Job posted on: 10 September, 2019.
Applications close: 08 October, 2019.

Our Client, based in Newcastle is currently looking for an experienced Caseworker to support adults effected by childhood sexual abuse.

This role will involve:

  • Working within a small team to support adults in various areas of their life depending on the individual needs
  • Conducting meetings with clients face to face and over the phone to monitor and support clients regularly
  • Connecting clients with other services such as Counsellors & Psychologists
  • Supporting clients with court proceedings and preparation for court
  • Maintaining current and accurate case notes at all times
  • Reporting any child protection concerns to the Manager
  • Conducting and presenting group sessions to multiple clients
  • Delivering training to other employees where directed
  • Maintaining relationships with associated agencies and stakeholders

They are looking for candidates with a warm and understanding approach, active listening skills and ability to work autonomously.

What we would like to see in applications for this position:

  • A tertiary qualification in a human related field such as Social Work or Psychology
  • 3 years experience of working with vulnerable people in a case work role
  • Experience of trauma informed practice
  • Exposure to working with clients who have experienced historic childhood sexual abuse would be advantageous
  • Ability to build rapport with clients, listen and communicate as appropriate
  • Driving license and own vehicle
  • A current and valid WWCC

Benefits:

  • Work with an established organisation
  • Pro rata 5 weeks annual leave
  • An experienced and supportive Manager who provides regular supervision
  • Join a small but supportive team who pride themselves on delivering a professional service to clients
How to apply for this job

Apply here. We will be shortlisting for this position soon.

For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Izzy on 02 9218 2352.