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SINC – Aged Care Social Worker

Branch: NSW including and not limited to the Eurobodalla Region

Diverse role with competitive salary and benefits


Full Time Position working in a CHSP funded program


Working across NSW including and not limited to the Eurobodalla Region. This is predominately an outreach position working with individuals within their homes and in the community.


The Aged Care Social Worker position offers an exciting opportunity for a social worker with extensive experience or as a new graduate looking to start their career. The position is offering an opportunity to support those who are aging within the community to remain living independent in their own homes and active within their communities.


CatholicCare’s Seniors in Networking Communities (SINC) Program, is looking for a dedicated Social Worker to join our team in delivering Commonwealth Home Support Funded Allied Health Services to seniors living in their own homes in the community.


The Role


This service delivers social work services to older people throughout areas of NSW, working both with individuals and with groups to assist older people to regain or maintain their independence.


The role offers a variety of work environments, with interventions taking place in individual’s homes and in the wider community.


The key responsibilities for the SINC Social Worker will be to work with older people who have been referred by My Aged Care to the SINC Program for Allied Health Services. Our SINC Social Workers focus on, person centred, wellness and reablement and work within a restorative care framework providing individualised support, counselling, and interventions to assist people with being able to remain in their homes and as part of their community.


This role includes some long distant travel and possible overnight trips for work and training purposes. With the programs administrative team being based in Canberra, a level of comfort with travel and virtual meetings is required.


if you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives - we want to hear from you!!!


What we offer


Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas.


CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.


About us


CatholicCare is the social services arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration while adhering to our values of Solidarity, Stewardship, Respect and Excellence.


Ideal person


The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work – eligible for membership to the AASW
  • Ability to work in an outreach position where daily travel is required
  • Experience supporting individuals who are aging, or in a relevant sector
  • Experience coordinating supports or utilising flexibility and innovation to respond to changing and / or complex needs to achieve individual goals
  • Understanding and application of person centeredness and individual choice and control
  • Exceptional communication and time management skills
  • Understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Work, Health & Safety and Confidentiality


You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.


To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:

  • a current drivers licence, and reliable vehicle with Comprehensive insurance
  • COVID Vaccination status inline with Public Health Orders and NSW Health Guidelines.


To Apply


To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address each area above in a covering letter (no more than 2 pages).
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.


Please download the selection criteria:SINC Social Worker PD v2


Please send your applications to:  recruitment@catholiccare.cg.org.au


Closing Date: 10/05/2022


  CatholicCare has a commitment to child safeguarding and zero tolerance to child abuse. CatholicCare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.