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Family Support Caseworker - Lake Munmorah

Catholic Schools Broken Bay

About Us

Creating positive outcomes for our students and families by enriching our school communities is at the heart of everything we do at the Catholic Schools Broken Bay. We support 44 Catholic primary and secondary schools across Sydney's North, Northern Beaches and Central Coast and educate over 17,000 students.

About the role

This is a full time, 3 year contract position for a Family Support Caseworker to provide outreach intervention and support that is strengths-based, holistic and family-centred. The role will support the school communities of St Brigid’s Catholic College and St Brendan’s Catholic Primary in Lake Munmorah. As part of a team, this role will:

  • ­Support the establishment and coordination of a Catholic school community centre with school leaders and the centre team.

  • Provide continuity of care and support by embedding services in the school in response to the complex needs of families in the community to improve student safety, education, wellbeing and overall life outcomes.

  • Provide case management and case coordination services to families that enhances the support provided to children and young people.

About you

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced Psychologist or Social Worker and registered with an appropriate professional association (i.e. APS or AASW).

Essential Criteria

  • Understanding and commitment to the ethos of Catholic education
  • Experience in family case management using evidence-based interventions
  • Knowledge of current child protection legislation
  • Providing specialist advice to practitioners and school personnel working with significant family support needs
  • Ability to design, track and monitor pre and post intervention data
  • An ability to work independently and collaboratively within and across teams including Family Liaison Officers, school counsellors, school leaders and external health service providers
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience working within a school environment
  • Knowledge of the NSW Education Act (1990)
  • Experience in facilitating therapeutic groups (including parenting programs) or delivering professional learning
  • Experience facilitating proactive and preventative programs that develop social and emotional skills and strengthens the overall wellbeing of families

The rewards

In return, we offer a salary of up to $107,779 plus superannuation, salary packaging and a supportive and collaborative team environment. Teacher conditions apply which is inclusive of school holidays. Occasionally, duties will require a variation of hours. Own transport is essential and travelling costs will be reimbursed in accordance with the policies and procedures of Catholic Schools Broken Bay.

How to Apply

You can apply by clicking on Apply Now.

CSBB staff should apply via Phris/Self Service/Careers.

Questions?

Contact the Recruitment Team on 0438 961 839 or at careers@dbb.catholic.edu.au using the subject line: Family Support Caseworker - Lake Munmorah enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Catholic Schools Broken Bay promotes a culture of safety and care for children and young people. The Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter provides overarching principles that ensure children and young people are at the centre of the work we do and that every child and young person is encouraged to have a voice and participate in their community to their fullest potential. All employees must be aware of the Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter and be committed to organisational child safe standards and practice. Successful applicants for child-related roles must meet the requirements of the Working with Children Check.

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