- Job posted on: 30th May 2021
- Applications close:
We are seeking a suitably qualified Social Worker to fill an existing vacancy at Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre (NSCLC). The aim is to fill a current vacancy that exists in addition to establishing a pool of suitably qualified Social Workers for future vacancies.
NSCLC aims to provide clients with both legal and non-legal support services that are specific to their needs. We understand that legal and social matters can be complex and often require a combination of legal, social and financial support. Our team of volunteers and workers are dedicated to ensuring we raise community awareness on family and domestic violence, amongst other issues.
You are a key part of the Women’s Resource and Engagement Network (WREN) program dedicated to providing wrap-around legal and non-legal services to women experiencing domestic violence, to protect themselves and their children. WREN supports women to access other services, such as crisis accommodation, counselling and financial advice. One element our entire NSCLC team has in common is the belief in social justice – the right that all people should have equal access to wealth, health, well-being, justice and opportunity.
The primary purpose of this role is to provide case management to clients and undertaking project work supporting WREN objectives, which includes:
The person we are seeking will be a strong collaborator, able to build community networks in a professional setting and be passionate about working with vulnerable groups from culturally and linguistically diverse groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.
You will also have strong case management capability, including an ability to interview and assess clients’ issues, identify options, provide information and feedback, provide advice, make referrals and seek to evaluate outcomes.
You will have demonstrated experience in providing short-term crisis counselling.
The person will hold a Bachelor of Social Work or Psychology (or similarly related tertiary qualification).
Other requirements of the role can be found in the Job Description Form (JDF).
In addition to working as part of a passionate team working in a centre of excellence to support vulnerable people in the community, other benefits include:
As part of this recruitment process, NSCLC wishes to establish a pool of candidates for future Social Worker vacancies. Please acknowledge your interest to be considered as part of the recruitment pool within your application. Please see the attached JDF for more information including the Work-Related Requirements (Selection Criteria).
To apply for the position please submit the following:
Applications that do not address the above subset of Work-Related Requirements will not be considered.
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For further information please contact Tara Roopra on 08 6244 3222 or 0452 660 461, or via email email@example.com, using the subject line: Social Worker - Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre enquiry via EthicalJobs.