Be there, when that moment comes
Everyone’s situation is unique. So, when we’re called upon to help, our individual approach is what has set The Benevolent Society apart since 1813.
The Brighter Futures program delivers targeted, voluntary child protection services to families with children who are at high risk of entering or escalating within the statutory child protection system. The program aims to reduce risks and strengthen families to reduce the number of children entering Out of Home Care.
About this role:
Partnering with a small number of at risk families, you will undertake an initial assessment of the family’s strengths and needs. Your case plans will empower families to make lasting change, build upon their resilience to reduce the risk of significant harm and make referrals to appropriate networks.
As our Case Worker/Social Worker, you will work as part of a specialist multidisciplinary team based from our new offices in Liverpool.
Some of our benefits:
- Mobile work environment inc tablet & mobile
- Generous leave options
- $15,900 tax free salary packaging available
- Novated leases and pool cars available
- Ongoing professional development inc inhouse practice training
- Above award rates. Covered by our Enterprise Agreement
What you need to succeed?
As a qualified Social Worker, Psychologist or Case Worker, you will have a tertiary qualification and
- Experience in Child Protection or Out of Home Care engaging at risk families using a strengths based approach
- A clear understanding of child protection issues and the capacity to identify when the level of risk requires statutory child protection intervention
- High level written and verbal communication, it’s important to document our work
- Excellent relationship building skills and experience working with the local Aboriginal communities
- Finally you must believe every parent has potential
Apply below to join our team and be there when that moment comes.
Call Louise Thomas 0427088693 or Amy Johnson 0406383425 for a confidential discussion.
Internally this role is called a 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).