About the Role
Provide child focused outreach Family Support to families, who have dependent children. A holistic approach is to be taken in providing a developmental and supportive role assisting parents to improve their parenting skills and provide a safer environment for their children.
Provide casework and group work to the most vulnerable people aged 12 to 18 years and their families using strength based model.
A holistic approach is to be taken in providing and supporting young people to improve their relationships with their parents while assisting the young people to reach their goals and full potential.
The Caseworker will adhere to guidelines and provide quality services to clients through case management and support, case planning and reporting; assessing the strengths and needs of the child, youth and family, including any risks, planning, coordination of a variety of culturally appropriate supported services to meet the child, youth and family’s needs; and monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the services being delivered to the child, youth and family.
They will maintain professional development in relation to identified best practices, understanding and apply reporting requirements including Mandatory Reporting and other legislative requirements; being aware of program, policy and service changes.
A function of the Caseworker is to undertake activities to implement the case plans for child, youth and families including information and advice, support, advocacy, and referrals to relevant agencies or specialist services, and skills development to help families achieve outcomes.
They will ensure that all reporting and case files (paper based and electronic) are of the highest quality standard, and data is protected to ensure client’s information is private and confidential.
The Caseworker will deliver services in accordance with organisational policies, procedures and Code of Conduct; relevant legislative frameworks; and in accordance with conditions identified in funding agreements.
POSITION IN ORGANISATION:
The Caseworker reports directly to the Team Leader.
Support and direction may at times be provided by other Team Leaders and the Service Manager.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
The caseworker will be responsible for the day to day provision of child youth and family program.
About the Organisation
Macarthur Family & Youth Services has been supporting the families of Macarthur for over 35 years.
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For details concerning this role, please contact
Phone : 0246204667
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Child Youth & Family Caseworker via Pro Bono Australia.