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Social Worker

Love making a difference in people’s lives? Well here’s a chance to give back! We are currently on the hunt for experienced case managers to work closely with our clients to achieve the best outcomes for the clients.  We are looking for case managers in multiple locations including Tamworth, Armidale, Moree, Inverell and Tenterfield.

The Benevolent Society is the oldest standing not for profit organisation.

We currently have two programs we are hiring for:

Family, Connect and Support Program:

The new Family Connect and Support program brings together families, support services and community resources so that our children and young people are safe and well. Universal and flexibly tailored to a families individual needs, Family Connect and Support offers help as early as possible.

Brighter Futures Program:

The Brighter Futures program delivers targeted, voluntary child protection services to families with children who are at high risk of entering or escalating within the statutory child protection system. The program aims to reduce risks and strengthen families to reduce the number of children entering Out of Home Care.

Your new role:

Partnering with families, you will undertake an initial assessment of the family’s strengths and needs. Your case plans will empower families to make lasting change, build upon their resilience to reduce the risk of significant harm and make referrals to appropriate networks.

Who’s the team?

The broader team that you will work with is dynamic with diverse skills and experiences. We have a supportive Leadership team and have access to a Practice and Impact Management unit for development. 

We are committed to high quality work, very welcoming and believe with the right support every parent has potential to make lasting life changes.

Some of the benefits we offer

  • Salary packaging,
  • Discounts on everyday purchases,
  • Flexible work arrangements,
  • Accrued days off,
  • Purchasing additional leave,
  • IT tools/devices to support working remotely,
  • Long service leave after 5 years & more!

What you need to succeed?

As an experienced Social Worker, Psychologist, Case Worker or Case Manager you will have

  • Case management experience working with at at risk children, young people and/or families in a child protection focused role, including experience undertaking comprehensive assessments
  • Excellent understanding of child protection issues and client vulnerabilities such as drug and alcohol use, domestic violence, mental health issues, and the impact of trauma and the effect on child behaviour and development
  • Excellent IT skills and ability to use technology in service delivery
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to work remotely
  • High level of professional accountability and integrity and a belief that every parent has potential
  • A relevant degree qualification and current driver’s license

Call Faz on 0401 675 408 for an informal discussion.

JD

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).

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