Justice Support Caseworker- Justice Support Program

  • 1 x Full Time Position
  • Located from our Batemans Bay Office

7th July 2024


The Justice Support Caseworker is responsible for providing intensive support to Aboriginal, non-Aboriginal and CALD young people leaving detention, to overcome offending behaviour and positively reintegrate into the communities (Eurobodalla, Bega Valley, and Southern Tablelands regions of NSW) by establishing pro-social lifestyles.

  • Provide a minimum of four hours direct casework support per week for each client.
  • Justice Case Plans to be developed, reviewed and appropriate case closures for all clients upon exit of the casework support program as per the Justice Support Process.
  • Prepare weekly Service Delivery Report and send to Youth Justice every Monday by COB.
  • Document all attempts to contact clients via the data management system.
  • Assist and encourage clients to develop skills necessary to achieve their set goals as per their case plans, allowing them to live a pro-social life. This may include but is not limited to skills in life management, vocation, self-esteem, financial management and personal development.
  • Maintain electronic records – ensuring all client documents are completed, and records are detailed and accurate, and comply with relevant legislation.
  • Ensure case notes are updated within 48 hours of meeting with the client.
  • Liaise with the DCJ Youth Justice and relevant support services to implement the necessary referral and support of clients on a weekly basis.
  • Attend weekly custodial visits (face-to-face, audio-visual/similar, or via phone), commencing four weeks prior to the client’s release (where required).
  • Attend relevant meetings. Be punctual, prepared, and ready to participate.
  • Actively participate in monthly documented support and supervision sessions.
  • Participate in relevant annual performance reviews.
  • Other duties as reasonably directed by the CEO or delegate

Applications must address the key competencies (selection criteria): For an Information Package containing position description, selection criteria and an employment application, please download above or contact Human Resources via email hr@southcoastams.org.au or call 02 4448 0200.

Preferred applicants will also be required to undergo a National Police Check and obtain a new paid employee Working with Children Check (as required by the Act) prior to appointment with South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation.

Salary will be in accordance with the South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation Enterprise Agreement 2022-2025.

Being vaccinated against Covid-19 is an inherent requirement of this role, to ensure that SCMSAC fulfils its WHS obligations. The incumbent must remain up to date with current ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) national advice regarding vaccines and booster shots.