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Senior Social Worker

The Benevolent Society

Our Resilient Families Program provides intensive family support within the Child Protection system to strengthen families and decrease risks to children, thus reducing the numbers of children entering Out of Home Care.

Your new role:

As a Senior Social Worker/Case Worker, you will provide intensive support to families enabling children to live safely at home where there are significant complex vulnerabilities. You will provide intensive case management including in-home practical and therapeutic support from an evidence informed, Resilience led approach. You will improve children’s wellbeing by strengthening family functioning and relationships.

Terms: Full time position available based in Hurstville.

Some of the benefits we offer

  • We support you to work flexibly; from home, other hubs or flexible hours
  • We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile tools
  • We celebrate the best life moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
  • Self care is important; Monthly accrued day off & purchase additional leave
  • Salary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program available
  • We connect you with your peers & the greater organisation via technology
  • Novated leases & pool cars available

About you:

You will have a degree qualification, at least 3 years work experience in the Child Protection system and:

  • Ability to actively engage high needs families using client-centered, strengths based approached
  • An interest and/or experience in male inclusive practice
  • Ability to work autonomously with families where various psychosocial issues are present
  • High level written and verbal communication
  • Excellent relationship building skills and experience working with the local Aboriginal communities
  • Comfortable working in Evidence Informed Practice with a outcomes focus
  • Current drivers license (pool cars are available so you don’t need to use your own vehicle)

Interested? Apply online today! Call Ceri Wood 0448 372 584 to discuss the role in more detail.

Internally this role is called a Senior Child & Family Practitioner

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.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check or similar (where relevant to the role).

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