About the Role
This position delivers services through the Aboriginal Child Youth and Family program to clients 0-18 years.
The case worker will provide client focused outreach to support families who have dependent children. A holistic approach is to be taken in providing a 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. Support young people to improve their relationships with their parents while assisting the young people to reach their goals and full potential.
The case worker will adhere to program 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 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 to reduce risks 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 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.
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For details concerning this role, please contact
Phone : 0246204667
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have questions relating to the position please contact Terrie Sheargold on: 02 4620 4667
Please email your application to the Director: email@example.com
Applications close 5pm, 1 May 2018
When progressing to interview you will be required to provide three referees including your most recent Manager / Supervisor.
Late applications will not be accepted
Please quote in application: Aboriginal Caseworker via Pro Bono Australia.