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Social Worker
Part time, possible option of full time
  • Flexible, family-friendly environment
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Award-winning culture

About the role

You will work in partnership with our multi-disciplinary team supporting families of children with a sensory impairment and/or individuals across our Can:Do 4Kids programs.  The work is from a strengths based approach supporting families to understand their child’s diagnosis, build parent capacity and facilitate connections with external and internal supports.

 

This newly created role and will be based primarily at our Noarlunga site covering clients throughout the western and southern suburbs.   

The role is part time (0.6 – 0.8FTE considered) with the opportunity to extend FTE as the service grows.

 

About you

You will be flexible and possess experience supporting families either individually or within a group setting including delivering parent education programs to attendees.   You will have a strong case management capability together with an ability to assess and support clients with complex psycho-social needs, escalate referrals and identify connection options. There is an expectation that you will have been in a similar role for at least 3 years.

 

 The role requires someone with:

  • Degree in Social Work and member of the Australian Association of Social Workers or eligibility;
  • Additional qualifications in counselling or mental health supports;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • DHS Working with Children check;
  • Sound understanding of NDIS framework;
  • Experience in liaising with other professionals in the health/disability sector.

 

Click APPLY NOW button to view the attached Job Description.

 

About us

At Can:Do we strive together to build inclusive communities and give people the skills to live a life without limits.  Be it through speech or sign, touch or technology, we will support every person who is Deaf, blind, hard of hearing, has low vision or other sensory needs to be the best they can be.

 

With over 140 years of experience, we are the leading experts in specialist sensory services in South Australia.

 

The Can:Do Group encompasses South Australia's two oldest charitable services, Can:Do 4Kids, Townsend House and Deaf Can:Do, The Royal South Australian Deaf Society. The Group also incorporates an Audiology business, Can:Do Hearing whose profits directly contribute to our charitable services.

 

Caring   |   Connected   |   Courageous   |   Conscientious 

 

The salary for this role is commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition to the base salary, you can access generous salary packaging options that may significantly increase your take-home pay.

 

People from diverse backgrounds and/or with lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply.

 

For enquiries relating to this role please email: [email protected]

 

For more information about us please visit www.candogroup.com.au

 

 Applications close: Wednesday 30 June 2021

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