Weave Women and Children’s Centre
Child and Family Caseworker — Targeted Earlier Intervention (TEI) Program

  • Work with a dynamic, well-respected NGO with over 45 years experience providing place-based support alongside communities
  • Contribute to long-lasting change for clients and the community
  • Join a diverse and passionate team in a flexible and supportive organisation
  • Salary + super + leave loading + generous salary packaging options available. Weave pays above the SCHCADS Award hourly rate.
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Our Women’s Centre services are provided only to women. We consider being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) and sections 30 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth).

Located at Weave Women and Children’s Centre in Waterloo. The position is part time: 9 days or 8 days per fortnight negotiable.

About Weave Youth & Community Services:

Weave is a place based non-government organisation that supports children, young people, women, families and communities who have been impacted by systemic disadvantage and intergenerational trauma. With a 45 year track record, Weave has strong connections, experience and trust across the communities it services and the systems in which it operates, including government, families, local community and local NGOs.
Weave delivers services and programs that range in purpose and intensity from tutoring for children and young people to domestic violence casework and counselling support and advocacy, a driver licensing program, post-release support for people leaving custody, community based support for young people with coexisting AOD and mental health issues, parenting support, creative events, and leadership and advocacy programs.
Weave has a deep commitment to cultural safety and to providing culturally responsive support for Aboriginal people, who represent around 70% of Weave’s client base.
Our work centres authentic relationships and client-led support that celebrates people’s strengths, self-determined success, and improved life outcomes.

About the role:

The Child and Family Caseworker provides intensive wrap around casework/case management support, practical assistance, housing support, information and referral, education advice, access to parenting programs and general support services to women and their children residing in the City of Sydney LGA.

The Child and Family Caseworker will provide support to women and their children with issues such as mental health and AOD challenges, experiences of homelessness, impacts of complex trauma and systemic disadvantage, domestic and family violence and child protection issues.

How to apply:

  • Read the Position Description
  • Send us your up to date resume and a document responding to each of the selection criteria (listed in the Position description), and outlining how you meet them.
  • Please send these documents to Patricia Vasquez, HR Manager via email: recruitment@weave.org.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

View the Position Description

Applications close: Sunday, 21 August 2022 at midnight.

Please Note: In order for us to properly assess your application, we require both your resume and the document addressing each of the selection criteria.

If you think you are the right person for this role but you don’t fully meet all of the selection criteria, please contact us to discuss. We realise that sometimes there are factors other than qualifications that can be just as important for a particular role.
Please phone Lauren on 9699 9036 to discuss or for further information about the role.

Due to high numbers of applicants, we will only contact those who been successful in proceeding to the interview stage.