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Case Worker

Our Early Years Centres are community hubs offering child health services, family support and early childhood education whilst focusing on early intervention and prevention to ultimately empower children and families.

Your new role

At the Early Years Centre, a Case Worker has the opportunity to support families in a number of ways, including through facilitation of playgroups and parenting programs, to individual family support where you will undertake assessments of their strengths and needs and support them to develop case plans that will empower them to make lasting change and build upon their resilience to respond to life’s challenges.

As our Case Worker, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary team including Child Health Nurses, Speech Pathologist, Child Psychologist and Educators providing wrap around early intervention services.

Terms: Full Time position based in our Cairns/Bentley Park Early Years Centre.

Your benefits

  • We support you to work flexibly
  • We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile tools
  • We celebrate the best life moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
  • Monthly accrued day off & the option to purchase additional leave
  • Salary packaging, meals & entertainment card, employee discount, novated leases available
  • Access to pool cars

Your experience

As a qualified Social Worker, Psychologist or Human Services professional, you will have:

  • A clear understanding of child development and psychosocial factors which impact on a person’s ability to parent successfully
  • Experience identifying and addressing child protection concerns using a strengths based approach 
  • Capacity to engage with people from all walks of life including the local Aboriginal community
  • High level of professional accountability and integrity and a belief that every parent has potential
  • A relevant degree qualification and current driver’s licence

Interested? Apply online today!

Call Shelley Turner on 0437 944 304 to discuss the role in more detail. Closing date 24 September.

Internally this role is called a Child & Family Practitioner.

Position Description

We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members.

We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability please get in contact.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check or similar (where relevant to the role).