At Bethany we value people and build upon their strengths. We are innovative and for over 150 years we have been supporting individuals within the community by developing new ways of working to make a difference. We have a broad range of programs from providing early childhood education and care through our 22 Kindergartens, to tailored community services to support children and families wellbeing.
- Job Description:
Undertake direct work with families using casework, case management and case co-ordination, this includes crisis response and long term or short term work as the need requires.
In collaboration with families, establish family assessments, safety plans, goals, and interventions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children and empower families towards positive change.
Work collaboratively with other programs and other relevant professionals, including where necessary Child Protection, to ensure effective service user outcomes.
Maintain accurate client records in line with Agency standards and procedures and collect complete and accurate data as required by the Agency, Department of Health and Human Services and external evaluators.
A relevant tertiary qualification in social work, psychology, behavioural sciences, and/or diploma qualification relevant to the human services sector and eligibility for membership of a professional association.
Experience working with families within a casework/case management context utilising a variety of intervention skills including experience in engaging vulnerable families through relational strategies of assertive outreach with safety screening and planning as required.
A high level of knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of case management/case work and an understanding of the issues related to families at risk, child safety and wellbeing concerns with a commitment to the strengths based and solution focus work with families.
A high level of knowledge and understanding of family violence and the impact on children.
- Contact: Fran Priest, Team Leader Family Services on 0419 610 550