ID: 89215

Social Work / Community Caseworker

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Anywhere

About this opportunity


The Community Projects Coordinator is integral to ensuring high performance of the Communities Program through developing and project managing a broad range of vocational activities to support job seekers to engage them in an activity that contribute to their communities, and enhance work readiness skill sets.


• Ensure project activity is reflective of activity development established within the Community Action Plan (CAP) and meets the identified needs of job seekers.

• Lead and motivate Community Engagement Officers, as required, through provision of coaching/mentoring and identification of training/development needs to ensure they have the knowledge to perform their role and are compliant with contractual obligations.

• Ensure all activities are adequately assessed for risk and are compliant with requirements of workplace, health & safety legislation.

• Maintain a sound level of understanding of, and compliance with, contractual requirements including activity contracts relevant guidelines, Codes of Conduct and Organizational policy and procedures

• Ensure the achievement of established benchmarks and performance expectations, thereby ensuring the sustainability of the organization


• Ensure all contractual requirements are met, including timely recording of file notes, reporting of outcomes, and resulting of job seeker attendance • Maintain and monitor job seekers engagement in Work for the Dole activities • Perform relevant administration duties as required by Patience Community Services INC.


• Qualifications in project management or related discipline
• Experience in or understanding of employment and/or community service programs • Not-for-profit experience
• Available for at least 1 to 2 full days. Days can be changes on weekly basis.

Location : Epping- 3076 / Sunshine - 3020

                         Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

We require someone who is able to commit to a set number of days each week.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Disability Support
  • Education & Training

Applicants must possess a minimum Certificate IV in Community Services/Social Work and a Police Check.


Possible to Become Permanent Full Time Paid Position.