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Case Worker Intensive Family Service - Port Pirie

Aboriginal Family Support Services

Salary Range $72,361 - $77,854

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Your New Role

Based in Port Pirie and under the supervision of a Case Manager this role involves intensive home based case work, working in a strengths based way with families who are facing a range of challenges that place them at risk of entering the Child Protection system. This challenging but rewarding role will see you working with families in crisis and helping them find their own solutions to safety and improved wellbeing.

Therapeutic, assertive and family focused casework is used to support families to address child protection concerns so children can remain safely in their care.

What We Are Looking For

You will understand the issues facing Aboriginal families that can make raising children a major challenge. You will be passionate about working alongside families to make positive change and to create strong, safe and connected families. You will have strong relationship building and communication skills, experience in case management or family support.

To be successful you will need

  • Prior experience and demonstrated knowledge in family support and complex case management
  • A Child Related Employment Screening (CRES) or A Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • A Safe Environments for Children and Young People – Through their eyes Certificate
  • A current Drivers License
  • Eligibility to work in Australia

Don’t have a WWCC? You can apply on-line at www.screening.sa.gov.au

Ideally You Will Also Have

  • Qualifications in Social Work, Social Sciences or Community Services, or similar;

Working in a not for profit agency you can salary sacrifice to increase your take home pay.

Need more information? Please call Kate on 0409 999 623 (9am – 5pm)

We look forward to receiving your application, however if you do not address your skills and experience against the Job and Person Specification we are unlikely to consider your candidacy.

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