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Caseworker - Child, Youth and FamilyBe Recruitment
Be. are recruiting for experienced Child Protection Caseworkers in the South West and Western Sydney Area. Be Recruitment are looking for passionate and experienced Caseworker in the South West and Western Sydney area to join a reputable Not for Profit organisation.
The Family Caseworker will work holistically with families referred from the Department of Communities and Justice where there are concerns of risk of significant harm. The role will utilise a range of approaches to address areas of concern and provide families with the tools they need to achieve their goals and reduce the risk of harm. Working collaboratively across the agency and with external colleagues to support the family is central to the role's success.
Responsibilities Conduct needs assessments on the whole family. Use a range of approaches to engage with at-risk families. Identify and respond to concerns of safety and welfare in line with organisational policy and legislation.
Work closely with families to promote their independence around parenting skills. Act as an internal specialist resource to the broader team in engaging and working with Aboriginal children, young people, their families and the community. Maintain up to date knowledge of the local service system and work positively towards building relationships and referral pathways to benefit children, young people and families referred to the service.
Maintain comprehensive case notes for each family Be flexible on times and locations to best meet children, young people and their family’s needs. About You Degree or Diploma in Social Work, Psychology, or another relevant discipline 2 years of experience working with vulnerable young people and their families Ability to identify and respond to risk Imbedded understanding of Trauma-Informed Practice Experience and knowledge of theoretical approaches when working with children and families including strengths-based approach and attachment theory Working With Children Check Willingness to undergo a National Criminal History Check Full Australian drivers license For further details please contact the team on laurenberecruitment.com.