Social Worker (Care Manager)

Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Ongoing  
Home Care Operations
Closing Date:
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About the Role

We are seeking a new Social Worker to join our Home Care team in Liverpool! In this position, you will be responsible for working with the people we support and their families and carers to:

  • Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of services and programs that meet customers’ individual needs
  • Caseload management, developing relationships with families and carers that acknowledge their needs
  • Working alongside our customers to set individual goals that are realistic and achievable
  • Working collaboratively with other team members to provide holistic service for our clients
  • Liaising with and providing professional advice to external bodies involved with the client and family
  • Implementation of the latest best practice and evidence-based approaches
  • The position is predominately office-based with support from our Homecare Specialist team.

You will require strong organisational and problem-solving skills, as this role will require the management of a high case load and require a high-level focus on delivery of customer centric care and relationship management.

Position details:

  • Permanent/Full Time
  • Located at our Liverpool site. There will be travel required from time to time within Sydney’s South West and the Metropolitan area

About You

To be a suitable candidate for this role, you will require:

  • Ability to undertake the duties of the role in accordance with CatholicCare’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and / or significant relevant experience and a comprehensive knowledge of Aged Care Industry Regulations and standards along with community support services available for clients, including knowledge of available services outside the scope of the Aged Care programs
  • Strong customer service skills and an ability to negotiate with internal and external stakeholders to enhance the quality and level of service to clients
  • The ability to work as part of a team, engage with people from various community settings, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds
  • Competence in computer skills and demonstrated experience and skills working with database systems

To be applicable for this role, you will also require a current NSW Driver’s Licence and access to a motor vehicle.

What Can We Offer You?

  • Be a part of a goal-oriented and collaborative team
  • Opportunities for training, professional development and career growth
  • Support flexible working arrangements
  • CatholicCare provides additional leave entitlements, including extra Personal and Annual leave and paid study leave
  • Benefits also include access to salary packaging and an Employee Assistance Program

Click Apply Now to begin your online application!

To be considered for this role, you will need to attach your resume and a cover letter addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role. Applications for this position close on 28 April 2021. Please submit your application as soon as possible as shortlisting for this position will commence immediately.

Need more information? Contact Margaret Rogers on 0438 163 549

About Us

CatholicCare Sydney is a leading not-for-profit agency providing care and support to people in Sydney across a wide range of social services: Children and families, relationships, ageing, disability, employment, mental health and youth programs. We are the official social services agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney.

CatholicCare requires the preferred applicant to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check prior to employment.

CatholicCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Employer of Choice for Women. People of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply; people living with a disability are encouraged to apply.