Social Worker

We enable children in Out Of Home Care (OOHC) to achieve their highest potential. We support their carers and their birth parents to create a safe and secure environment so these children have a safe place to land.Your new roleJoining our Family Assessment Team, you will assess birth families for suitability to have their children restored to their care or for Kinship placements if this not safe for the child to return home. Working with the family from assessment through to restoration, you willbuild their capacity for the safe return of their child/childrenidentify their support needsprovide strength based intervention where the care plan goal is restoration.This newly created, highly rewarding role is full time supporting families across Sydney.While your home hub is Hurstville, you can work across our Sydney based hubs and work from home 3 days a month (with approval). Your experienceAs an experienced Social Worker, Psychologist or Case Worker, you will haveMinimum 2 years' experience addressing child protection concerns or in OOHC using trauma informed practiceBe comfortable having tough conversations in a sensitive and appropriate way if there is a risk to child welfareCompetently work with families where there has been a known and identified risk to child welfareCapacity to engage with people from all walks of life and adapt to changing circumstancesAbility to work flexible hours and participate on an on call / duty roster when requiredA relevant degree qualification and current driver’s licenseYour benefitsThese roles are paid at the Child & Family Practitioner Level 5 of our Enterprise Agreement (hourly rate $35 - 37.85 + super). Our benefits include:Salary packagingFlexible work arrangementsNovated leases & pool cars availableAccrued days offLong service leave after 5 years & more!Interested? Apply online today!Call Scarlett Keally on 0418 624 322 to discuss the role in more detail. Internally this role is called a Child & Family Practitioner.Position profile Australia - NSW Sydney Southern Suburbs & Sutherland Shire

Social Worker

We enable children in Out Of Home Care (OOHC) to achieve their highest potential. We support their carers and their birth parents to create a safe and secure environment so these children have a safe place to land.

Your new role

Joining our Family Assessment Team, you will assess birth families for suitability to have their children restored to their care or for Kinship placements if this not safe for the child to return home. 

Working with the family from assessment through to restoration, you will

  • build their capacity for the safe return of their child/children
  • identify their support needs
  • provide strength based intervention where the care plan goal is restoration.

This newly created, highly rewarding role is full time supporting families across Sydney.

While your home hub is Hurstville, you can work across our Sydney based hubs and work from home 3 days a month (with approval). 

Your experience

As an experienced Social Worker, Psychologist or Case Worker, you will have

  • Minimum 2 years' experience addressing child protection concerns or in OOHC using trauma informed practice
  • Be comfortable having tough conversations in a sensitive and appropriate way if there is a risk to child welfare
  • Competently work with families where there has been a known and identified risk to child welfare
  • Capacity to engage with people from all walks of life and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Ability to work flexible hours and participate on an on call / duty roster when required
  • A relevant degree qualification and current driver’s license

Your benefits

These roles are paid at the Child & Family Practitioner Level 5 of our Enterprise Agreement (hourly rate $35 - 37.85 + super). Our benefits include:

  • Salary packaging
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Novated leases & pool cars available
  • Accrued days off
  • Long service leave after 5 years & more!

Interested? Apply online today!

Call Scarlett Keally on 0418 624 322 to discuss the role in more detail. 

Internally this role is called a Child & Family Practitioner.

We are committed to improving employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, Older Australian's and people of all abilities. For application support only please contact recruitment@benevolent.org.au.

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).