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Family Support Caseworker

The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc
  • Do you have experience in working with families as part of a Targeted Early Intervention (TEI) program?
  • Are you passionate about helping vulnerable children and families to rebuild their lives?
  • Are you interested in being part of the JNC’s innovative and ground-breaking TEI team?

The JNC is a progressive organisation offering a range of services to communities across the Eastern suburbs of Sydney. The TEI program focuses on early intervention strategies and programs to enable vulnerable children and families to stay out of the child protection system and community strengthening to create communities that are safe and supportive for children and families.

The JNC is a values-centred organisation with the well-being of its clients, staff and volunteers at its core. We offer a supportive working environment, above-award salaries and conditions, and access to salary packaging. In addition, our staff enjoy the benefit of on-going professional development and external supervision to enhance their skills and careers.

In this role you will work alongside families to reach out to target communities and to use casework and short-term support for children and families to develop skills to lead more meaningful and connected lives. In addition to your previous experience, strong interpersonal communication skills, organisational, time management and practical administration skills are essential to succeed in this role and ensure families are supported in an empathetic and supportive manner.

You will bring to this role:

  • Commitment to the values of The JNC
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or demonstrated equivalent experience
  • Experience in work with children and families who have experienced domestic and family violence, mental health issues, financial disadvantage, homelessness and/or social isolation.

This part time position is a maximum term contract till 30 June 2025 with extension dependent on continued funding. You will work 28 hours per week predominantly from Maroubra, however you may be required to work at Bondi Junction and at community locations. Days are negotiable, however some flexibility will be required for occasional early starts / late finishes along with occasional weekend work for events.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please contact Emma Dunford on 0400 979 329 for an initial chat.

A position description is attached.

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