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Senior Case Worker - HopeStreet DVAS - IllawarraBaptist Care
• Permanent part-time role, with flexible working days • Work alongside families within an emerging and exciting framework • Make a difference by joining our collective impact initiative About the team: HopeStreet DVAS – Illawarra, provides specialised casework through a trauma informed therapeutic care framework. DVAS creates an environment of safety and healing that allows caseworkers to walk alongside women and children and empower them to make healthy choices and realise their strength and identity to increase their independence and thrive into their future. Role & Responsibilities: Based in Illawarra, as a permanent part-time Senior Caseworker you will provide therapeutic care through casework, evidence informed group work, support, information and referral.
You will undertake client-focused and trauma informed assessments to identify the needs of individual’s immediate support and their ongoing case plan. You will complete the client intake and assessment process, supervise student placements, take a lead facilitator role in group work and attend local network meetings and events to represent BaptistCare and DVAS. In doing so, you will promote an environment that fosters healing and improved outcomes for women and children.
Skills & Experience: • Bachelor of Social Work and eligibility for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers • Mimimum three years in casework, case management or client support and/or assessment • Knowledge and experience in trauma informed Frameworks and Practice • Experience working with families or individuals who may be experiencing complex needs • Experience in report writing and client data systems • Strong communication and interpersonal skills • Ability to work independently and as part of a team while managing own caseload • Current Working with Children’s Check and unrestricted Drivers Licence Culture: People enjoy working at BaptistCare because they love what they do and the communities we help. With us you can deliver life-transforming care, create a career you’ll love, and join a team who make a difference. Benefits: • Competitive base rate salary packaging with NFP tax-free component • Access to in-house and online training programs • Supportive, positive team environment • Access to family friendly benefits like our EAP and Employee Wellness programs Successful applications will be subject to a police background check.