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Family Support Worker | Mt Druitt

  • Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Permanent Part-Time

HopeStreet Mount Druitt are part of a collective impact initiative, aligning our work with the concerns and aspirations of local residents. We walk alongside and support families where they live, working together to build a stronger community where individuals and families in Willmot and Lethbridge Park achieve their goals and thrive

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a Place-Based Case Worker you’ll be working alongside families within an emerging and exciting framework for family strengthening; encompassing community engagement, support work, Case Work, Case Management and advocacy.

This includes:

  • Participating and facilitating community events
  • Providing support to families and connecting them to services where required
  • Supporting families identify goals and monitor progress and outcomes
  • Work collaboratively with local community organisations, government departments and schools in prioritising the needs and ensuring supports are aligned with family’s goals
  • Advocate at a systems level and work together to develop strategies to create change

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor of Social Work and eligibility for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Knowledge and experience in strength-based practises and place-based community development
  • Experience in a casework role working with families and children
  • Ability to adapt to and work within multiple teams, projects and contexts and have strong negotiation and conflict management skills

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 + penalties + 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 Flourish programs

Successful applications will be subject to a police background check.

 

How can we help?

Our team is availble Monday to Friday, from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

BaptistCare NSW/ACT corporate office, Norwest Business Park, PO Box 7626 Baulkham Hills NSW 2153, Australia