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SINC Social Worker

Branch: Canberra

This is a role with competitive salary and benefits

Full Time position

Working across regions in NSW including and not limited to Queanbeyan, Goulburn, Cooma, Yass, Young and Surrounding areas.   With an Office base in Canberra, this is predominately an outreach position supporting clientele within their homes.

The SINC Social Worker position offers an exciting opportunity for a social worker with extensive experience or a new graduate looking to start their careers.

We are currently looking to recruit a Social Worker to join our team in the Seniors in Networking Community Program to deliver Commonwealth Home Support Funded Allied Health Services to seniors living in their own homes.

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 works within a restorative care framework providing individualised support and interventions to assist people with being able to remain in their homes and as part of their community. 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
  • 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
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card [Only needed for ACT Staff]

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: Nicole Tetley

Closing Date: 6/12/2021 

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.