FAMILY COUNSELLOR / CASEWORKER

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Relationships Australia NSW

Relationship support services for individuals, couples, families

-Leading NFP Organisation
-Part time, 3 days per week opportunity
-Based in Wollongong
-Salary packaging benefit available

Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) believes everyone is entitled to positive, supportive and healthy relationships. Our work is centred on building strong family relationships and community connections. As a leading independent non-profit organisation, we focus on those in greatest need, and we conduct our work with respect for difference and social inclusiveness.

We have an opportunities available for a highly motivated and innovative Family Counsellor / Caseworker to join our team. This position is based in our Illawarra Centre at Wollongong.  If you have a background working with complex, high needs couples and families and have a passion for making a positive social impact through the work you do, this could be the right role for you.

About the role

Family Counsellor / Caseworker work to ensure the achievement of program objectives through the provision of quality clinical work to clients. Some of the duties would include:

-Provide quality therapeutic case management, education, group work and counselling to families. Client work consisting of –  individual parents and carers, separated couples, children, and others impacted by the family breakdown;
-Provide quality clinical work to clients with complex family issues related to Family Laws system;
-Work as part of team and participate in case consultation / supervision;
-Ensure compliance with organisations WHS policy;
-Contribute to program and service development.

About the successful candidate

-Tertiary qualifications in Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, Family Dispute Resolution or equivalent, with an understanding of the systemic approach;
-Self-management and ability to work within the organisation’s ethical framework, policies and procedures;
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively in team;
-Efficient administrative skills including the use of information technology and data bases for communication, evaluation and data collection;
-Capacity to provide quality customer focused care and casework;
-Excellent verbal and written interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills – builds rapport quickly.

This is a part time position working 3 days per week. Days of work will be discussed with the successful candidate, some afterhours work will be required.

How to Apply

Candidates MUST apply online and answer the role selection criteria’s. For more information about the role and to apply, click on the link below:

http://ransw1.applynow.net.au/jobs/RANSW291

RANSW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal Australians are encouraged to apply. Through our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), we aim to drive greater equality by practical actions to increase employment opportunities, and build strong and respectful relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. RANSW’s RAP can be found at:

http://www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/about-us/stretch-reconciliation-action-plan/

RANSW recognises the importance of a healthy work-life balance. We work hard to promote a supportive work environment and we have a strong focus on professional development. We offer a range of benefits including salary packaging that provides significant tax-free benefits.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON MONDAY 23 JULY 2018