12 Mar 2018

Full-Time Case Worker, Brighter Futures

The Benevolent Society – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

The Benevolent Society require a “Case Worker, Brighter Futures” in Maitland NSW:

Our Brighter Futures strengthen families so children can live at home safely, free from abuse and neglect, and enjoy the best possible start to life. We deliver voluntary services to families at high risk of entering or escalating within the statutory child protection system.

Your new role:
You will engage and support at risk families make different choices for their children. You will undertake an initial assessment of family strengths and needs, and develop case plans that build on the family’s resilience to enable them to overcome risks by using evidence informed practices, partnering with other services and supporting the family to shape their next chapter.
Terms: Full time maternity leave contract (14 months) based in Maitland
Who’s the team?
We are a team of Social Workers, Case Managers and Psychologists with a supportive Manager and regional Practice Support Manager.
We are committed to high quality work, very welcoming and believe with the right support every parent has potential to make lasting life changes.
Why is this opportunity right for you?
You’re looking for a role where you will be challenged and rewarded!
We set you up for success from Day 1 with a structured orientation
Our team are committed to high quality work, very welcoming and child centred
What you need to succeed?
As an experienced Social Worker, Psychologist, Case Worker or Case Manager you will have
2+ years experience identifying and addressing child protection concerns
Holistic strengths based approach to achieve lasting change
Capacity to engage with people from all walks of life including the local Aboriginal community
High level of professional accountability and integrity and a belief that every parent has potential
A relevant degree qualification and current driver’s license
Interested? Apply online today!
Call Jennifer Cockburn-Hills on 02 4035 8500 to discuss the role in more detail. Closing date 18th March 2018

Our Benefits:
These roles are paid at a CFS5 level of our Enterprise Agreement (on our careers page). Our benefits include
Salary packaging,
Discounts on everyday purchases,
Flexible work arrangements,
Novated leases,
Accrued days off,
Purchasing additional leave,
Long service leave after 5 years & more!
Internally this role is called a Child & Family Practitioner.
We are committed to improving employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, Older Australian’s and people of all abilities. For application support only please contact recruitment@benevolent.org.au or 02 8262 3527.

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