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Case Worker, Outreach - Rendu House

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Opportunity to make a difference in a purpose-led organisation
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging tax-free benefits!
  • SCHCADS Award Level 4, 70k - 80k + super + salary packaging benefits (depending on experience)

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose mission it is to shape a more just and compassionate society.

We believe our employees are key to our success and offer Learning and Development programs to enhance and grow your career across a range of teams and services. Our staff are recognised for their achievements and are offered promotional opportunities on a meritocracy basis within a collegiate and values driven team environment and culture.

The Role

The Case Worker - Outreach Program will provide high-quality outreach and onsite case management, group work, and generic drug and alcohol and other support to clients of Rendu House AOD Services.

The Case Worker will:

  • Conduct intake and comprehensive assessment (including risk assessment) of clients.
  • Assist Clients with developing holistic treatment plans across a range of domains and stages of treatment.
  • Work collaboratively and liaise with other service providers towards achieving client's treatment and case plan goals.
  • Deliver therapeutic interventions, support and education in accordance with evidence-based practice and the Society's AOD Model of Care.
  • Facilitate groups to deliver psychoeducation modules when needed.
  • Support and engage with family and significant others as appropriate, including provision.
  • Assist clients collaboratively with implementing their individual treatment plan.
  • Engage in case review processes with the team and individually with the Program Manager.
  • Maintain accurate client records, case notes and other data as directed and required.
  • Provide reports to Program Manager or other senior staff as directed.

This role will report to the Manager, Rendu House.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s or working towards, e.g. Certificate IV or Diploma in Alcohol and Other Drugs or other Community Services field, or approved counselling / welfare / psychology equivalent or working towards the same.
  • Demonstrated experience in case management including; managing a case load, case planning and assisting clients with implementing case plans, including with persons who have complex support needs (e.g. co-occurring drug and alcohol issues along with mental health, homelessness or contact with criminal justice system).
  • Willingness to work within the established Rendu House, the Society's AOD Model of Care and the Society's Client-centred Service Delivery Model.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct self in a professional, ethical and non-judgmental manner.
  • Knowledge of, and an ability to access, a range of relevant community resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to work independently and unsupervised.
  • Basic computer literacy skills including experience in computerised data collection.
  • NSW driver licence (unencumbered).

If this sounds like you, don't wait - apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them.

*Previous applicants for this role need not apply*

Submit your application with a resume and cover letter which addresses the key requirements of the Position Description.

Information on how to apply.

If you have questions about this role, please email to Christine Faddoul (Acting Manager, Rendu House) on christine.faddoul@vinnies.org.au using the subject line: VIN2549 Case Worker, Outreach - Rendu House enquiry via EthicalJobs.

*The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check, Working with Children check*

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

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