Child Protection Caseworker - Western Sydney Nepean Blue Mountains



About the role


Caseworkers respond to reports about children or young people who may have been harmed or where there are safety concerns. The first priority is always the safety, welfare and wellbeing of the children or young person.

 
In the role you will:

• work sensitively and respectfully with parents, family members, children or young people
• work collaboratively with other agencies
• develop safety plans and complete risk assessments 
• manage cases and situations including working with high needs and high risk clients and their families
• be involved in court processes, including the preparation of court documents and attending court
• engage in complex problem solving
• participate in individual and group supervision


What we offer: 

As the largest child protection organisation in Australia we offer competitive benefits and opportunities including:

• Salary from $74,117pa to $102,403pa plus superannuation and annual leave loading
• Industry leading training including our caseworker development program
• Ongoing career development and support
• Generous leave entitlements including flex leave
• Health and wellbeing benefits including Fitness Passport 


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About you

You will bring a commitment to working collaboratively with children, families and communities including Aboriginal and diverse cultures and have:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Social Science, Welfare or a related degree 
• Experience working with vulnerable children, young people and their families
• A valid Australian driver’s licence and willingness to drive
• A working with children clearance number 

Please note it is an essential requirement of the role that successful applicants will have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 25 October 2021 and their second dose by 17 January 2022.
Posted
06/11/2022
Location
Auburn, NSW, AU