Case Work-

About us

Our vision is that people, everywhere in our community, will experience the power of inclusion through relationships, voice and action.

Our mission is to assist people to reach their potential through innovative and people-focused services.

Our values celebrate inclusiveness and opportunity. Our five core values are Accountability, Equity, Innovation, Integrity and being Participant and young-people focused.

The role

The role of Case Worker, Foster Care facilitates and works closely with families, carers and wider government agencies and regulatory bodies to support children and young people in foster care. No two days are the same in this position as you manage a variety of cases in your day to day work activities.

About you

  • Advocates and provides strong support for our children in out of home care.
  • Empowering, motivated, passionate and demonstrates empathy.
  • Strong values; cultural linguistic, spiritual and religious diversity is valued.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Highly developed analytical casework skills, including well developed and effective interpersonal and written communication skills, negation and mediation skills.
  • Empathy and commitment to improving the quality of life for children and young people.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work autonomously in developing and managing detailed, effective case plans for multiple children or you people simultaneously. This would include high level organisational and time management skills as well as capacity to recognise work priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing circumstances and organisational requirements, and contribute to the needs of a rapidly expanding agency.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office including, Word, Excel and Outlook.

Desirable Criteria

  • Qualifications in Human Services (Community Services, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Health Nursing or Disability).

Job Benefits

The successful applicant will have access to:

  • Entry hourly rate of $30.58. Higher pay points may be applicable based on qualifications and or experience.
  • Salary packaging options available
  • Flexible working hours and negotiated extra leave.
  • Training and development opportunities.

How to apply

Confidential enquiries can be made by contacting Lisa Anderson on 0407640***.

When applying, please ensure you include a cover letter, resume and address the essential selection criteria as part of your application.

To apply and view the Position Description please click on the 'apply now' button below or visit our website:

 Challenge Community Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Closing date: Friday 10th January 2020