- Job posted on: 16th Sep 2020
- Applications close:
An exciting opportunity has become available to work for Barnardos, one of Australia’s leading children’s charities. Barnardos Australia builds relationships between children, young people, their families and the community. They advocate for children and young people and contribute to community knowledge about their issue.
Barnardos are looking for a full-time Youth and Family Caseworker for the Youth Support Services Team based in Cranebrook,Penrith. This is a contract position to 30 June 2022.
The Youth and Family Caseworker will provide day to day casework that is consistent with the contract specifications and Barnardos Policies and Procedures. The role includes: daily case coordination; Outreach service provision; home visiting; liaising with external service providers, including schools, FaCS, health, etc; and engaging with young people and their families. The casework is youth-focused and family centred, which means direct engagements and support for the young person, as well as working with family members as determined by the requirements of the case.
This position requires travel throughout the Nepean Blue Mountains area which covers Local Government Areas of St Marys, Blue Mountains and Penrith.
The successful Youth and Family Caseworker will ideally have:
Barnardos welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.
To be considered for roles with Barnardos you will need to have (or be willing to have conducted) a National Police Clearance and current Working with Children check Clearance (or APP number).
You will also need a full drivers license and capacity to participate in an on-call roster, providing a 24/7 response to children, young people and families.
$67, 027 - $71, 345 base (including FBT packaging) + benefits + Super. Motor vehicle packaging optional.
To request an application pack, please hit APPLY NOW and attach your resume. Or for a confidential discussion please contact Tina Garner on 02 9218 2418.