Social Worker – ARC Justice – Bendigo VIC

Position: Social Worker, Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre

Organisation: ARC Justice

Location: Bendigo VIC

Closing date and time: 9:00am 31/01/2022

How to apply: See the position description and application details on arcjustice.org.au

Contact person: Enquiries can be directed to Lindy Harland, [email protected] and a return phone call will be arranged.

The Social Worker role provides discrete support and case management services to disadvantaged and vulnerable clients who will benefit from additional support alongside their legal matter. The social worker role will complement the existing multi-disciplinary legal programs within ARC Justice and will be providing clients with assistance and support throughout their legal matter to strengthen their resilience, engage with community services, gain the skills and confidence needed to manage their legal matter and build personal capacity and independence.

This position carries a caseload of clients and provides a mix of short-term, long-term, and intensive case management support. This position undertakes initial assessments, assistance and referrals to ensure relevant needs are addressed in areas including family violence, parenting and children, mental health and disability support, in turn allowing clients to engage proactively with their legal matter.