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SINC Social Worker (NSW)

Branch: NSW

SINC Social Worker with competitive salary and benefits

Part time position

Work from home

Working across regions in NSW including and not limited to the Eurobodalla and surrounding areas.  This is predominately an outreach position attending clientele within their home in the community. 

The Role

The SINC Social Worker will work with older people who have been referred through My Aged Care to the SINC Program for Allied Health Services. The SINC Social Worker will be required to work within a person centred, wellness and reablement or restorative framework as outlined in the CHSP Manual to assist individuals to regain or maintain their independence and allow them to remain living in the community. The position is required to work with the individual to establish a baseline, identify goals and measure an outcome prior to discharge from the service. The role offers a variety of work environments, with interventions taking place in individual’s homes and in the wider community.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide information to participants, families, guardians in a format they understand and actively refer to other services as required.
  • Actively communicate and work with clients to provide a quality service.
  • Provide coordination that empowers individuals and improves interactions between them and their support network, including family and associates.
  • Address barriers to independence and participation, resolve points of crisis and develop the individual capacity, resilience, and self-efficacy.
  • Manage referrals for Allied Health & Therapeutic Services, including waitlist, through the My Aged Care Portal daily.
  • Ensure effective management of multiple / complex supports from a range of providers which intersect with mainstream or other supports, including liaising with staff from other agencies, making appropriate referrals and resolving service delivery issues.
  • Sign up new clients; complete relevant on-boarding documents and ensure they understand the program / supports provided.
  • Complete and review SINC Service Agreement in line with agency requirements.
  • Complete and review consent forms with individuals in line with agency requirements.
  • Develop an Individual Plan with each client, including the identification of goals and strategies to achieve goals.
  • Conduct detailed assessments to establish a baseline from which progress can be evaluated.
  • Use measurable, objective, quantitative and qualitative indicators, and record results against set goals.
  • Track, collate, record, and provide data in the client management system to ensure reportable hours for the Activity Work Plan outputs and program KPI’s are met.
  • Actively refer clients back to My Aged Care should their need increase or change.

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

About us

Marymead 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 respect, integrity, excellence, care and compassion, and inclusivity.

Ideal person

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Tertiary qualification in a 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 initiative to respond to changing and / or complex needs to achieve individual goals.
  • Understanding and application of person centeredness and individual choice and control
  • Demonstrated communication and time management skills.
  • Understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Work, Health & Safety and Confidentiality.
  • Be willing to undergo a National Criminal History Check.
  • Current driver’s license.

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 send your applications to: Zoe Green, [email protected]  

Closing Date: Friday 21st June 2024.

Marymead CatholicCare has a commitment to child safeguarding and zero tolerance to child abuse.  Marymead 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.

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