Careers | The Benevolent Society

Case Manager

Be there, when that moment comes

Everyone’s situation is unique. So, when we’re called upon to help, our individual approach is what has set The Benevolent Society apart since 1813. 

The Family Preservation 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.

About these roles:

Partnering with a small number of at risk 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.

As our Case Worker/Social Worker, you will work as part of a specialist multidisciplinary team!

Terms: Full time position based in Tenterfield or Inverell NSW

Some of our benefits:

  • Salary Benefits - Salary packaging, meals and entertainment card, discount program and package vehicles!
  • Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangement available- laptop & phone provided, purchased leave
  • Recognition and Reward - Length of Service rewards, Long service leave after 5 years 
  • Wellness- 1 accrued day off a month, fitness passport
  • Job security - we offer ongoing learning, training and career progression 
  • Click for more of our benefits https://www.benevolent.org.au/careers  

What you need to succeed?

As a qualified Social Worker, Psychologist or Case Worker, you will have a tertiary qualification and

  • Experience in Child Protection or Out of Home Care engaging at-risk families using a strengths-based approach
  • A clear understanding of child protection issues and the capacity to identify when the level of risk requires statutory child protection intervention
  • High-level written and verbal communication, it’s important to document our work
  • Excellent relationship-building skills and experience working with the local Aboriginal communities
  • Finally you must believe every parent has potential
  • Experience in assessing and reporting children at risk of harm
  • Good time management 
  • Must be able to work autonomously to achieve the desired outcome for the Families they will be supporting

Apply below to join our team and be there when that moment comes.

Call Merryn on 0468 576 775 for a confidential discussion.

Internally this role is called a Child & Family Practitioner.

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The Benevolent Society respects and promotes human rights and diversity and is committed to building an inclusive culture. 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 to let us know how we can accommodate your needs. 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.