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Supported Independent Living Caseworker

Applications close Tuesday 12th April 2022

Supported Independent Living Caseworker

  • Location: Bomaderry

  • Full Time

Working at William Campbell Foundation is more than a job. Everyday you have the opportunity to make a positive difference for children and young people. 

Program and Position Overview


William Campbell Foundation (WCF) is a not for profit Christian organisation that provides a range of services, including permanency support programs for children and young people. Additionally, WCF delivers therapeutic services to children, young people, individuals and families.


WCF is committed to child safe practices and permanency outcomes for children and young people in care to provide a positive, safe and healing experience that addresses trauma, attachment, self-regulation, culture and community needs.

The aim of William Campbell Foundation's Supported Independent Living Program is to achieve change, safety and protection for Young People through improving cultural, social, emotional, health and educational outcomes, and preparing them for independent living.

This unique Casework position is responsible for working directly with a diverse range of young people in a Supported Independent Living house in Nowra, assessing and managing their complex and individual needs using a therapeutic and trauma informed approach.

Our Supported Independent Living Caseworker will also provide ongoing support to the House Parents, to ensure that the residing young people are comprehensively supported in ways consistent with the values of William Campbell Foundation.

Key Position Requirements

  • Minimum Diploma Level Qualifications in a relevant field (for example: Community Services, Youth Work) and preferable experience working with youth in a residential or similar service.

  • An understanding of the importance of identifying and improving outcomes for young people, in preparation for independent living.

  • The ability to work with youth using a strength-based approach, providing quality and responsive services to young people.

  • Self motivation and high level communication skills, both verbal and written, and high level organisational skills - to meet the administrative needs of the position.

  • Current Working with Children Check, National Police Check and NDIS Worker Check and a current unrestricted drivers licence.

  • Access to two referees from current or previous Managers (within the last 2 - 5 years)

William Campbell Foundation is proud to be a dynamic and supportive agency, offering:

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Collaborative and committed Management and Staff

  • Generous remuneration with salary sacrifice options, reducing taxable income

  • Regular and ongoing training and up skilling to assist you in personal development

  • Free confidential counselling services through an Employee Assistance Program

  • Resources and supports to help you achieve great outcomes for people we work with including Clinical, Family Support Services and Wellbeing and Support. 

How to Apply

If this sounds like the position for you, we require;

  • A Cover Letter

  • Up to date Resume, including details of current position (if applicable)

Applications close Tuesday 12th April, 2022

At William Campbell Foundation, we take pride in our respectful and diverse workplace culture, which supports and creates opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for the benefit of children, young people, individuals and families and our workforce. We value the unique skills, experience and knowledge that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people contribute to the workplace, and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for roles within our organisation.


We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All applicants who meet the criteria will receive equal consideration for employment, without regard to race, age, gender, marital status, sexuality, religion, disability, age, or political opinions.

Employment Package

SIL Caseworker 

Apply Now!

Applications are to be submitted through the link below. 

Please ensure you reference the role you are applying for in the application form. 

Need more information?

If you would like any further information, please contact or phone Phoebe Tough

on 1300 000 WCF
or 0436 697 928.

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