|Posting||ParentsNext Case Manager – Illawarra & Shoalhaven|
|Job Employer||CatholicCare Wollongong|
|Job Sector||Employment Services|
About us- We care
CatholicCare is a local not-for-profit organisation committed to helping those in need regardless of religious beliefs, background or circumstances. Our Vision is for inclusive, thriving communities where human dignity of all is respected and valued.
We provide services that support people across all stages of life: early childhood education, out of school hours care, community age and disability Care, foster care, school counselling and parenting courses across the Illawarra, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands and the Macarthur regions. We are proud to offer genuine career pathway opportunities to our employees so they can continue to work with us even if they chose to pursue a different profession within the sector.
About our role- We care about others
The ParentsNext program provides case management support to parents with young children. Case Managers work alongside participants one-on-one to identify their employment and training goals, creating appropriate pathway referrals and providing support to participants to transition into employment and/or further educating/training.
This is a part-time role consisting of 22.8 hours per week, with the possibility of more hours in the future, for a period up until 28 June 2024.
The position will be based in the Illawarra & Shoalhaven areas with an hourly rate range of $38.26 – $41.26.
If you have a can-do attitude, like to juggle multiple tasks and have proven ability to work autonomously as well as within a team, then we want to hear from you.
Successful applicants will thrive on a challenge and be able to motivate and engage with our participants. You will also have strong relationships with local employers and community partners and able to create and maintain ongoing relationships.
Our benefits- We care about you
In addition to being part of an organisation that genuinely makes a difference in people’s lives you will also enjoy:
- Competitive salaries and hourly rates
- Salary packaging options
- Additional paid personal leave every year
- Long Service Leave after 7 years of service
- Study Leave
- Professional development including internal and external training opportunities
- Healthy work/life balance through hybrid working models, flex time and flexible working arrangements*
- Free and confidential counselling through our Employee Assistance Program
- Discounted gym memberships through Fitness Passport
- Peace of mind driving to and from work with Employee Journey InsuranceOur requirements to provide care
- Tertiary qualifications in welfare, child development, social sciences or related field and/or relevant 2 years industry experience
- In depth understanding of child protection legislation and protocols
- Current First Aid or a willingness to obtain one
- Unencumbered NSW driver’s licence
- Efficient time management including the ability to prioritise case load
- Employees are required to have received 3 doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine; or has been issued with a Medical Contraindication Certificate on the prescribed NSW Health form, exempting from vaccination
• Background in JobActive, DES, Sales, Recruitment or similar
CatholicCare is a multi-service agency committed to helping those in need, regardless of religious beliefs, backgrounds or circumstances. Our Vision is for inclusive, thriving communities where human dignity of all is respected and valued. We are in a period of rapid growth and we are always looking for great people to join us!
For more information please contact Amy Braddick on 0408 253 960
Close Date: 10 July 2022
CatholicCare Wollongong is committed to equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. All employees are subject to probity and pre-employment checks. CatholicCare Wollongong is a smoke free zone.
CatholicCare is strongly committed to the safety and well-being of children and young people, and to the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations. Applicants are thoroughly screened prior to employment.