PSP Caseworker – Wollongong

Job description


Location: Wollongong

Salary: $84,000 – $88,0000

Hours: Full Time, Permanent


The Caseworker is responsible for providing high quality and effective case work services for children and young people in Out-of-Home-Care and Permanency Support Programs, supporting and developing carers, and supporting the recruitment of foster and kinship carers. You will be required to:

· Ensure that children and young people in Out-of-Home-Care and Permanency Support Programs receive services that meet their needs;

· Ensure foster and kinship carers are supported to provide high quality care and positive outcomes for the children and young people in their care;

· Establish collaborative relationships with a wide range of specialist and mainstream services to improve outcomes for children, young people and their families; and

· Develop and maintain strong collaborative partnerships with Aboriginal and CALD agencies


  • Minimum Diploma level qualification in a relevant field
  • Strong background and experience in case management, ideally within the PSP space or OOHC space

    · Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and values and an awareness of the current issues faced by Aboriginal children, young people and their families;

    · Proven ability to relate to and work with children and young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties;

    · Understanding of Out-of-Home-Care and Permanency Support policy, standards and quality frameworks;

    · Experience in carer recruitment and support; or the capacity to develop these skills;

    · Demonstrated capacity to develop collaborative relationships across professional and organisational boundaries;

    · Willingness to undergo a Working With Children’s Check

  • Willingness to undergo a National Police Check

    If you are interested in this role and meet the requirements above, please email a copy of your resume to [email protected] or alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role, call 0421 205 113.

Wollongong, New South Wales
Health professionals/practitioners

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