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Case Worker – Day Recovery Program, Rendu House

Organisation : St Vincent de Paul Society

Location : Sydney (Campbelltown)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services, Drug, Alcohol & Addiction

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 12 Oct, 2021

About the role

  • Generous salary packaging benefits where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free
  • Opportunity to make a difference in a purpose-led organisation
  • SCHCADS Level 4, hourly rates range from $36.62 to $39.52, dependent on experience.
  • Supportive, friendly and values-driven team env ironment and culture.


The Role

The Case Worker – Day Recovery Program will provide high-quality case management, group work, and general drug and alcohol and other support to clients of Rendu House AOD Services.

The Case Worker will:

  • facilitate groups to deliver the rehabilitation program
  • provide case management to clients and includes delivering therapeutic interventions, support and education in accordance with evidence-based practice and the Society’s AOD Model of Care
  • assist clients in developing holistic treatment, and working with them to implement individual treatment plans
  • support and engage with family and other significant others as app ropriate by providing education, information, brief intervention and referral to family support services
  • work collaboratively with other service provides in relation to clients’ treatment and case plan goals
  • maintaining accurate client records, case notes and other data as required.

This role will report to the Manager, Rendu House.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s or working towards, e.g. Certificate IV or Diploma in Alcohol and Other Drugs or other Community Services field, or approved counseling/welfare / psychology equivalent or working towards the same.
  • Demonstrated experience in case management including; managing a case load, case planning and assisting clients with implementing case plans, including with persons who have complex support needs (e.g. co-occurring drug and alcohol issues along with mental health, homelessness or contact with criminal justice system).
  • Willingness to work within the established Rendu House, the Society’s AOD Model of Care, and the Society’s Client-centred Service Delivery Model.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct self in a professional, ethical and non-judgmental manner.
  • Knowledge of, and an ability to access, a range of relevant community resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to work independently and unsupervised.
  • Basic computer literacy skills including experience in computerized data collection.
  • NSW driver license (unencumbered).

About the organisation

Organisation Name : St Vincent de Paul Society

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose mission it is to shape a more just and compassionate society.

How to apply

Submit your application with a resume and cover letter which addresses the key requirements of the Position Description.
If you have questions about this role, please email:Christine Faddoul (Acting Manager, Rendu House) on, quote:
Case Worker - Day Recovery Program, Rendu House/VIN2510

*The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check, Working with Children check*

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

Please quote in application: Case Worker - Day Recovery Program, Rendu House via Pro Bono Australia.


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