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OOHC Caseworker- Aboriginal Identified

Uniting

About the role:

We’re looking for someone who is as exceptional as the children and young people we support; we want to know who you are and what your passion is because we know how important it is that you love what you do.

Working 35 hours a week, no day will ever be the same as you: 

  • Play a vital role in supporting the restoration of a child to their birth family by  developing and implementing a restoration plan and monitor its progress
  • Refer birth families to appropriate support services and interviewing and
  • Discuss issues with families to assess needs and determine a course of action
  • Provide ongoing case management to children and young people, their carers and birth families

About You

  • Aboriginality and an understanding of the issues impacting Aboriginal children and young people in OOHC
  • Relevant tertiary qualification (minimum Diploma)
  • Demonstrated engagement, interpersonal, negotiation, mediation, consultation and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated assessment and analytical skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Government and non-Government agencies
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of child and adolescent behaviour and development
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours
  • Current driver's license, and willingness to transport families and children

Let’s Change Lives Together.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police, reference and Working with Children checks.

This is an identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. All applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent. Aboriginality is a genuine qualification authorised under Section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination ACT 1977. 

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