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, risk 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, or related behavioural sciences.
Experience working with families within a casework/case management context utilising a variety of interventions including in-home support, group work, risk assessment and crisis intervention.
Knowledge and experience in the assessment of families with complex needs including an understanding of child development, attachment, and trauma theories.
An understanding of the issues related to families at risk, including child safety and wellbeing and a commitment to strengths based and solution focus work with families.
Knowledge and understanding of family violence and the impact upon children and families.
- Contact: Danielle Lavithis - Manager South West Services on 0409 733 424