Ngurambang Caseworker


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When Passionate people team up they can make a real difference in the lives of others. That's why, we're looking for a Caseworker who genuinely cares about the wellbeing of Children and Families to join our Ngurambang Program in Dubbo; a Permanency Support Program that acknowledges the rights for children and young people to feel safe, live in a safe and nurturing environment and stay connected with kin, community and country

We’re looking for someone who is as exceptional as the children and young people we support; we want to know who you are and what your passion is because we know how important it is that you love what you do.

Working 35 hours a week, no day will ever be the same as you:

  • Play a vital role in supporting the restoration of a child to their birth family by developing and implementing a restoration plan and monitor its progress
  • Refer birth families to appropriate support services and interviewing and
  • Discuss issues with families to assess needs and determine a course of action
  • Provide ongoing case management to children and young people, their carers and birth families

About You:

  • An understanding of the issues impacting Aboriginal children and young people in Permanency Support
  • Relevant tertiary qualification (minimum Diploma) or experience in working with children and families 
  • Demonstrated engagement, interpersonal, negotiation, mediation, consultation and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated assessment and analytical skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Government and non-Government agencies
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of child and adolescent behaviour and development
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours
  • Current Working with Children’s check
  • Current driver's license, and willingness to transport families and children

Benefits & culture:
  • Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. We work together to ensure that every employee can be the best they can be. We value you and will support you in your life and in your career by:
  • Offering ongoing training and mentoring so you can continue to improve and learn new skills
  • Ensuring a family friendly workplace and flexible working hours
  • An accessible employee assistance program to support your wellbeing

For more information on the role please call Zoe Banbury on

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police, reference and Working with Children checks.

This is an identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. All applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent. Aboriginality is a genuine qualification authorised under Section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination ACT 1977

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