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Case Worker – Bankstown – 2 positions

Location : Sydney (Bankstown)

Organisation : CatholicCare

Work Type : Full-time

Salary Type : Hourly

Application Closing Date : 25-09-2017

About the Role

The role
Reporting to the Program Manager, these positions will require experienced Case Workers to assist families in crisis with children who are at risk of entering Out of Home Care (OOHC), or require Restoration or Preservation support, through assisting families to learn new skills that will enhance their parenting role utilizing a person-centred approach and by building relationships and developing motivation.

The Case Workers will be responsible for proving short to medium term, intensive support by offering flexible, in-home and group work services, whilst providing support to a variety of families and children, with diverse needs and trauma experiences.

Two positions
Based at Bankstown, the two positions available are:
• Position One – Case Worker, Intensive Family Preservation (Full-time ongoing)
• Position Two – Case Worker, Intensive Family Preservation & Restoration & IFS Disability (Full-time contract to September 2018)

Both positions offer access to salary packaging (which may increase take home pay) training and developmental opportunities and professional supervision.

Selection Criteria
• Ability to undertake the duties of the role in accordance with CatholicCare’s Mission, Vision and Values and its Code of Ethics and Conduct
• Relevant tertiary qualifications and equivalent demonstrated experience
• Current Working with Children Check verification
• Knowledge of Child Protection Legislation
• A demonstrated understanding of the barriers and complex issues that families in contact with the child protection system experience
• Understanding and ability to implement a person-centred and trauma informed approach to service delivery
• Experience in report writing, assessments or behavioural programs and high quality client file maintenance
• Current drivers licence and access to comprehensively insured vehicle

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : CatholicCare

CatholicCare Sydney is the official social services agency of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Sydney. We are a leading not-for-profit agency providing care and support to people in Sydney across a wide range of social services: Children and families, relationships, ageing, disability, employment, mental health and youth programs.

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Sarah-Jane Davis, Program Manager

Phone : 0418491292

How to apply
To apply for this role, please email jobs@catholiccare.org the following:
• a brief letter addressing the selection criteria
• a resume.
(Applications that do not address the selection criteria or provide a resume only may not be considered).

Applications close at 4.00pm on Monday 25 September 2017. Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately and the position may close earlier than stated if we have found a suitable candidate.


CatholicCare requires the preferred applicant to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check prior to employment and may also require a Working with Children Check.

CatholicCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage applications from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander people, people living with a disability and people from other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


Please quote in application: Case Worker – Bankstown – 2 positions via Pro Bono Australia.


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