THERAPEUTIC CASEWORKER

  • Full Time
  • Sydney, NSW
  • Salary:AU$82500 - AU$86500 per annum + Superannuation, Salary Packaging

Website Sugarman Group

Job Category: Social Care

Location: Sydney, NSW

THERAPEUTIC CASEWORKER

THE ROLE

Salary: $82,500 – $86,500 + Superannuation + Salary Packaging

Location: Mount Druitt, Sydney

Hours: Full Time, Permanent

The Intensive Therapeutic Care Caseworker is responsible for providing high quality and effective case work services for young people in Intensive Therapeutic Care who are living independently and or still receiving casework after being restored to their parents. The ITC Caseworker will plan for and achieve permanency and identified case plan outcomes for children, young people, their families, authorised carers, prospective guardians and adoptive parents. This is achieved through an interactive and dynamic case management approach, with an emphasis on ongoing analysis, decision-making and record keeping, ensuring the child or young person’s needs are identified and being met.

The ITC system will:

  • Provide Therapeutic Care
  • Have a strong focus on recovery from trauma
  • Provide an alternative to long term residential care
  • Do more to protect and keep children and young people safe
  • Provide clear pathways to less intensive service types and permanency
  • Provide a broader range of placement options for children and young people to achieve outcomes around mental health, physical health and education

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Bachelor Degree in a relevant field
  • Strong therapeutic Casework background
  • Strong background in a space such as OOHC and child protection
  • Experience supporting young people to transition to living independently
  • Experience working with young people with complex care needs
  • NSW Driver’s Licence
  • Working With Children’s Check or willingness to undertake one
  • National Police Check or willingness to undertake one

If you are interested in this role and meet the requirements above, please email a copy of your resume to james.robinson@sugarmangroup.com.au or alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role, call 0421 205 113.

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