Support Worker

Be there, when that moment comesEveryone’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 Fostering Young Lives (FYL) team provides children in out of home care with the opportunity to thrive. We support them, their carers and their birth parents to create a safe and secure environment so these children have a safe place to land.Terms: Permanent full time role based in WerringtonYour new role:As our Support Worker, you will support the Case Managers by contributing to the development of case plans and support children to achieve outcomes in their case plan. You will arrange, supervise and record contact between children and young people and their birth families while providing other practical support like transporting children and young people and their carers to appointments.Some of the benefits we offerWe support you to work flexibly; from home, other hubs or flexible hours We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile toolsWe celebrate the best live moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clientsSelf care is important; Monthly accrued day off & purchase additional leaveSalary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program availableNovated leases & pool cars availableWhat you need to succeed:Cert III or IV in a welfare related field or completing your Degree in Social Work or PsychologyKnowledge of and at least 12 months experience working with children and families with complex needsA good understanding of child protection and child developmentHighly trustworthy with excellent interpersonal skillsGreat communication and documentation – the evidence trail is importantCurrent drivers license (pool cars are available so you don’t need to use your own vehicle)Apply below today to start your next chapter!!Call Rebecca Whye-Millers on 0437 233 401 for a confidential discussion. Closing date 17 June 2018Position Profile Australia - NSW Sydney Parramatta & Western Suburbs

Support Worker

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 Fostering Young Lives (FYL) team provides children in out of home care with the opportunity to thrive. We support them, their carers and their birth parents to create a safe and secure environment so these children have a safe place to land.

Terms: Permanent full time role based in Werrington

Your new role:

As our Support Worker, you will support the Case Managers by contributing to the development of case plans and support children to achieve outcomes in their case plan. You will arrange, supervise and record contact between children and young people and their birth families while providing other practical support like transporting children and young people and their carers to appointments.

Some of the benefits we offer

  • We support you to work flexibly; from home, other hubs or flexible hours 
  • We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile tools
  • We celebrate the best live moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
  • Self care is important; Monthly accrued day off & purchase additional leave
  • Salary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program available
  • Novated leases & pool cars available

What you need to succeed:

  • Cert III or IV in a welfare related field or completing your Degree in Social Work or Psychology
  • Knowledge of and at least 12 months experience working with children and families with complex needs
  • A good understanding of child protection and child development
  • Highly trustworthy with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Great communication and documentation – the evidence trail is important
  • Current drivers license (pool cars are available so you don’t need to use your own vehicle)

Apply below today to start your next chapter!!

Call Rebecca Whye-Millers on 0437 233 401 for a confidential discussion. Closing date 17 June 2018

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.