Caseworker Student Campaign - Northern NSW

Communities and Justice

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Caseworker Student Campaign - Northern NSW

Are you a Social Work or Psychology student nearing completion of your degree? Do you have a willingness to work with Aboriginal children, families, and communities? Would you like a career with real development opportunities, attractive benefits and support?

Sound like you? Then apply now for a Caseworker opportunity at DCJ and join us upon your degree completion!

We are recruiting for upcoming opportunities in Northern NSW.

We have Community Service Centres in Grafton (Clarence Valley), Ballina, Lismore & Tweed Heads.

About your new role

As a Child Protection Caseworker, you will be responding to reports about a child or young person who may have been harmed or where there are safety concerns.

You will work sensitively and respectfully with parents, family members, the child or young person, and a range of other services, to develop safety plans and undertake risk assessments. A caseworker’s first priority is always the safety, welfare and wellbeing of the child or young person.

Why work for us?

Part of The Department of Communities and Justice, Community Services is the largest child protection organisation in Australia and offers competitive benefits and opportunities:

  • Salary from $74,117 to $102,403 + super
  • Tailored caseworker training
  • Ongoing professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Generous leave entitlements including flex leave
  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Relocation assistance maybe considered on a case by case basis

Click here to find out more about the role.

About you

You will be dedicated to working collaboratively with children, families and communities and:

  • be nearing the completion of your Social Work of Psychology degree
  • have a valid driver’s licence
  • have a NSW Working with Children clearance number

We value a diverse and inclusive workplace

We actively promote the employment of women, people with a disability, Aboriginal people, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

It is an essential requirement of the role that successful applicants will have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 25 October 2021 and their second dose by 17 January 2022.

If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed below, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

Contact: For any recruitment enquiries please email us at CaseworkerCareers@facs.nsw.gov.au 

A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.

Job details
Date posted
23 Sep 2021
Expiring date
23 Oct 2021
Work From Home & Self Employed
Self Employment
$100k ~ $100k
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Full Time
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