- Part time position (3 days/24hrs per week) covering the Logan/Beenleigh catchment
- $85k - $91k pro rata + Salary Packaging
- Flexible friendly organisation, WFH options available
At The Benevolent Society, we believe in a society where everyone can live their best life.
Our Child & Family Wellbeing Service provides early intervention support to children and young people who are showing early signs of, or are at risk of developing a mental illness. The service aims to improve the wellbeing of children and families enabling them to better participate in their communities and reach their full potential.
About this role
As our Social Worker/Case Manager, you will work with children, young people and their families to identify and develop supports to address risk factors that may be impacting on their lives. Working from a child focused approach, you will strengthen the protective factors to reduce the impact of issues that may produce poor mental health outcomes later in life. You will promote a culture where each family’s point of view and preferences for their wellbeing are recognised, respected and understood.
- Engage clients including children, young people, adults and families using appropriate assessment and risk minimisation processes
- Develop, implement, monitor and review client support plan and outcomes, ensuring children and young people are actively engaged in the process
- Coordinate with other service providers including government departments and agencies, schools
- Co-facilitate children’s groups in schools
Skills and Experience
You will have a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Welfare or Psychology (or related discipline) and:
- Experience in the Community Services Sector in Early Intervention, Child Protection or Mental Health
- A child centred & strengths based approach to working with children and families in a mental health context
- A clear understanding of child protection issues and mandatory reporting responsibilities
- High level written and verbal communication - it’s important to document our work
- Understanding of the needs of diverse communities such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD), and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) communities
- Current drivers license (pool cars are available so you don’t need to use your own vehicle)
We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A best life is deeply personal. It can change as life changes. Here are a few things you might be interested in:
- Salary Benefits - In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 pa pre tax and benefit from a $2,650 meals and entertainment card + discount program and package vehicles!
- Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements including part time hours + laptop & phone provided to work remotely + 1 accrued day off a month for full time employees
- Recognition and Reward - Length of Service rewards + long service leave after 5 years
- Wellness- Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program + opportunity to purchase additional leave
- Professional development- Ongoing learning, training and career progression opportunities
Apply with your resume and cover letter outlining how you align to the role.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for all enquiries.
TBS is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities and people we support and advocate for. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people of all ages, identity and abilities. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role. The Benevolent Society supports vaccination as the best way to keep our clients, communities, volunteers and employees safe from COVID-19. Vaccination for COVID-19 is a condition of employment and volunteering.