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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 christine.faddoul@vinnies.org.au, 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.
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Please quote in application: Case Worker - Day Recovery Program, Rendu House via Pro Bono Australia.


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