- Sydney > Quakers Hill
- Job posted on: 6th Jan 2022
- Applications close:
You will be responsible for the provision of empowering services to pregnant young women and young mothers, 16 – 25 years, and their babies/children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. These services include semi-independent transitional housing and support and living and parenting skills support services.
The role is responsible as Specialist Homelessness Service (SHS) Transition Casework and Support Worker is to support young pregnant women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Support provided enables clients to build on their strengths in the areas of: parenting; relationships; financial management; household organisation; livings skills; healthcare; crisis management; effectively resources for future needs as identified with the client
Promote protective behaviours skills of clients and ensure positive parent child relationships are developed. High level of Protective Behaviours skills are developed preventing escalation into the Child Protection system.
Please note this position will commence in March 2022.
Want to know more? Please refer to the position description here. A position description is also attached.
To be successful in this position you will need:
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a genuine desire to support our clients to live their lives to the fullest.
At CatholicCare Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains we are committed to making sure no one is left behind.
We have the people, the resources, and the plans in place to make a real difference in the lives of people who find themselves facing difficult circumstances.
We are a team of people who are passionate about what we do and truly care about people - no matter where they come from, what they look like or how they see the world.
CatholicCare is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities. If you would like to discuss accessibility requirements, preferred communication methods and/or adjustments please contact email@example.com using the subject line: Specialist Homelessness Service Transition Casework and Support Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.
If successful, you will be required to provide your current NSW Working With Children Check and National Criminal History Check clearances prior to commencing with CatholicCare.
If you are passionate about working with the community and want to experience a role that is both challenging and rewarding, we would love to hear from you!
If you are shortlisted, you will:
CatholicCare is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and vulnerable adults and that all children, young people and vulnerable adults have an equal right to protection from abuse. We will take every reasonable step to ensure that children, young people and vulnerable adults are protected. All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately.