Caseworker (Part Time – 6 month contract) - REF 567841/VS

 

A Little Bit About Your New Employer

Working within the community, this organisation contributes to a fair and balanced approach to the administration of justice for young people in order to hold them accountable for their actions.

Your Exciting, New Role

Working collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team, the primary function of this role is to provide quality professional casework services to young people, with the desire of reducing re-offending. Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Working closely with internal and external stakeholders, to achieve positive outcomes for victims, young offenders, their families and the community;
  • Monitoring young offenders’ compliance with court orders and intervening when needed to address issues that place them at risk of re-offending;
  • Preparing and presenting verbal and written reports to various stakeholders and Courts;
  • Conducting Court interviews in addition to preparing quality reports, affidavits and other appropriate documentation to achieve best practice outcomes for young people.

The Skills You Bring

  • You must have a relevant tertiary degree in social work, behavioural science, social science or criminology;
  • You have strong interpersonal skills so that you can build positive relationships and rapport with a range of people including clients, team members, internal and external stakeholders;
  • Having worked in similar role or a related field you have an exceptional understanding of youth justice activities and are proactive in utilising culturally appropriate, collaborative and evidence based assessment and intervention skills, processes and programs;
  • Great communication is the key for you and you have demonstrated professional oral and written communication skills;
  • You have a proven capacity to prepare and present information to the Court, liaising with stakeholders and preparing quality pre-sentence reports;
  • You have cultural knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and are responsive and communicate sensitively and effectively;
  • You have a passion for community and a willingness to assist individuals and groups to achieve a better life;
  • You are tech savvy and you have proven success undertaking a range of information management tasks, including maintenance of case records and performance reports;
  • You must be able to nominate an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who is recognised in the community to provide a referee to support your ability;
  • You must hold a current “C” Class drivers licence.

What’s In It For You!

This is a part time position, working 2 days per week. A 6 month temporary contract is on offer to the successful candidate. You will be receiving a generous salary package and get the opportunity to work for an organisation with a very worthy cause. 

What you do now

If you're interested in this role, please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Job Reference: 567841/VS

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