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Veritas House is a vibrant, not-for-profit, community-based organisation with a specific focus on supporting vulnerable children, young people, their families and carers. Veritas currently delivers services in a range of programs funded by Department of Communities and Justice (formerly Family and Community Services) and Juvenile Justice across Bathurst, Orange and Dubbo. Our service is expanding, and we are looking for very special people to join our team.

Case Worker – Permanency Support (Bathurst) (x2)

We are seeking a two passionate Case Workers to join our growing team. Case Workers help children and young people achieve their full potential by working with them, their carers & families, working within a strengths-based framework.

These positions are both permanent and full-time which:

  • Provide ongoing support to children & young people in kinship/foster care, their carers & birth family
  • Support Carers in providing quality care of children & young people
  • Support connections to family, culture & community
  • Support culturally appropriate case work practice

Essential Criteria

All applications must include a cover letter which addresses the following selection criteria. Applications will only be considered if they contain a statement addressing the following selection criteria:

  1. Qualifications in Human Services (Social Work, Welfare, Youth Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology or similar), preferably at Degree or Diploma level;
  2. Demonstrated capacity to work autonomously to develop, implement and manage effective case plans for multiple children or young people simultaneously;
  3. Comprehensive understanding of trauma and its impact on the development and behaviour of children;
  4. Understanding of the complex care needs of children and young people living in Permanency Support/ out-of-home care and the impact on carers
  5. Knowledge of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1988 and NSW Permanency Support Standards;
  6. Demonstrated ability to prepare high-quality reports, maintain accurate records and use computer systems for administrative practices;
  7. Full, unrestricted driver’s license

Desirable Criteria:

  1. Knowledge of Shared Lives and Step by Step Foster Carer Assessment training;
  2. Experience working in Child Protection or an out-of-home-care setting.

To apply:
Full details of the position, including the selection criteria and information on how to apply, can be found in the Information Package here. Applications MUST include a cover letter, your resume, and a statement addressing the selection criteria.

Applications close at 9.00 am on Friday 12th March 2021.

All employment at Veritas House is subject to a clear Working with Children Check and a satisfactory Police check. You must also have appropriate working rights to apply for this role (working visas of less than 12 months will not be considered), either:

  • An Australian Citizen, or
  • Hold permanent Australian residency, or
  • Have a valid Australia working visa

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from a CALD background are warmly encouraged to apply.

Casual Youth Workers (Bathurst or Orange)

Veritas House is a vibrant not for profit community-based organisation with a specific focus on supporting vulnerable children, young people and their families in the Bathurst and Orange areas.

Our casual staff work across our service, supporting children and young people by:

  • working in our homelessness and residential services
  • supervising contact visits
  • transporting clients to appointments
  • mentoring young people
  • providing respite care

Our aim is to help you grow your career. We provide you with diverse experience across our services and enough work hours to meet your needs, along with training, professional supervision and the opportunity to develop skills for permanent positions in a growing Agency.

Work can be scheduled over a 24/7 roster, and ideally you will be available to work weekends, weekdays, public holidays and sleepovers.

These positions are child related, so you will need to have a Working with Children Check, be prepared to undertake a National Criminal Check, have relevant qualifications (Cert IV, Diploma or Degree), and a current unrestricted driver’s licence. Experience is a bonus!

To apply, send us your resume plus a cover letter that answers these questions:

  • what are your qualifications (minimum Cert IV in Youth Work or similar, or in last year of degree)?
  • why do you want to work for Veritas House?
  • how does trauma effect children and young people?
  • what experience have you had setting boundaries and working with challenging behaviours?
  • do you have a WWCC, First Aid Certificate and Driver’s Licence (we provide the car)?
  • what days of the week (and hours) are you available to work?
  • can you work sleepover shifts, on weekends and on public holidays?
  • do you have a preference for Bathurst or Orange, or can you work out of either location?

Send your resume and a cover letter (don’t forget to answer the above questions) to

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from a CALD background are warmly encouraged to apply.