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Outreach Case Worker (Part Time)

Advertiser: yourtown4 out of 54.0 overall rating (27 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
4 Jul 2018
Location
Richmond & Hawkesbury
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Outreach Case Worker (Part Time)

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services for young people, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. The community with yourtown’s Art Unions funds most of what we do. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

We are going through an exciting period of growth and have created a number of new positions to better meet the needs of the residents at our San Miguel Family Centre in North Richmond, NSW.

Based in an idyllic rural setting in North Richmond, San Miguel Family Centre provides transitional accommodation for young families experiencing homelessness.

The Outreach Case Worker provides intensive case management for young families who have recently transitioned out of the Family Centre into independent housing. You will provide ongoing support to families to establish ongoing links to local community services and support networks, assist them to continue to develop the life skills learnt, and to maintain their housing tenancy.

About you:

You will have relevant tertiary qualifications, along with extensive experience in managing a complex case load, including working with children and young people with complex needs. You will demonstrate excellent child protection skills and the ability to assess risk and act accordingly. Your ability to undertake complex assessments will have been gained through your experience working with young people with complex needs. You will work within a clear client centred, child safe, trauma and attachment informed framework. You will demonstrate a strong knowledge of current evidence-based practice, programs, policies, legislation and trends and possess excellent communication, conflict resolution and report writing skills.

As a national child safe organisation, yourtown undertakes a Working with Children Check and a National Criminal History Check as part of our recruitment process.

In line with yourtown's diverse workplace culture, Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

At yourtown our town is your town. We’re all about people, how we work with each other and the hundreds and thousands we care for each year. We take the time to listen, understand and encourage people to find their place. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

Contact: Marnie Elliot, Resourcing Partner on 07 3867 1376

Closing Date: 18 July 2018

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit: www.yourtown.com.au

 

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services for young people, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. The community with yourtown’s Art Unions funds most of what we do. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

We are going through an exciting period of growth and have created a number of new positions to better meet the needs of the residents at our San Miguel Family Centre in North Richmond, NSW.

Based in an idyllic rural setting in North Richmond, San Miguel Family Centre provides transitional accommodation for young families experiencing homelessness.

The Outreach Case Worker provides intensive case management for young families who have recently transitioned out of the Family Centre into independent housing. You will provide ongoing support to families to establish ongoing links to local community services and support networks, assist them to continue to develop the life skills learnt, and to maintain their housing tenancy.

About you:

You will have relevant tertiary qualifications, along with extensive experience in managing a complex case load, including working with children and young people with complex needs. You will demonstrate excellent child protection skills and the ability to assess risk and act accordingly. Your ability to undertake complex assessments will have been gained through your experience working with young people with complex needs. You will work within a clear client centred, child safe, trauma and attachment informed framework. You will demonstrate a strong knowledge of current evidence-based practice, programs, policies, legislation and trends and possess excellent communication, conflict resolution and report writing skills.

As a national child safe organisation, yourtown undertakes a Working with Children Check and a National Criminal History Check as part of our recruitment process.

In line with yourtown's diverse workplace culture, Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

At yourtown our town is your town. We’re all about people, how we work with each other and the hundreds and thousands we care for each year. We take the time to listen, understand and encourage people to find their place. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

Contact: Marnie Elliot, Resourcing Partner on 07 3867 1376

Closing Date: 18 July 2018

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit: www.yourtown.com.au

 

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