- Sydney > Quakers Hill
- Job posted on: 9th Nov 2021
- Applications close:
We’re always looking for amazing people to join our team at CatholicCare. Are you who we’re looking for?
We are currently seeking Casual Specialist Homelessness Service Sleepover worker in Western Sydney! You will be responsible for the provision of empowering services to pregnant young women and young mothers, 16 – 25 years, and their babies/children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. These services include semi-independent transitional housing and support and living and parenting skills support services.
The Specialist Homelessness Service (SHS) Casual Sleepover Worker role supports young pregnant women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Support provided enables clients to build on their strengths in the areas of: parenting; relationships; financial management; household organisation; livings skills; healthcare; crisis management; effectively resources for future needs as identified with the client.
This role promotes protective behaviours skills within clients and ensures positive parent-child relationships are developed. It focuses on developing a high level of protective behaviours to prevent escalation into the Child Protection system.
Please refer to the attached position description for full details.
To be successful in this position you will need:
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a genuine desire to support our clients to live their lives to the fullest.
At CatholicCare Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains we are committed to making sure no one is left behind.
We have the people, the resources, and the plans in place to make a real difference in the lives of people who find themselves facing difficult circumstances.
We are a team of people who are passionate about what we do and truly care about people - no matter where they come from, what they look like or how they see the world.
If you are passionate about working with the community and want to experience a role that is both challenging and rewarding, we would love to hear from you!
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A position description is attached.
CatholicCare is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
If you would like to discuss accessibility requirements, preferred communication methods and/or adjustments please contact firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Specialist Homelessness Services Sleepover Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.
If successful, you will be required to provide your current NSW Working with Children Check and National Criminal History Check clearances prior to commencing with CatholicCare.
CatholicCare is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and vulnerable adults and that all children, young people and vulnerable adults have an equal right to protection from abuse. We will take every reasonable step to ensure that children, young people and vulnerable adults are protected. All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately.