Reconnect Caseworker & CNLC Student Support

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CNLC is delivering the Skills First Reconnect Program in the City of Yarra and City of Melbourne, supporting 20 adults who are long-term unemployed and disengaged from education and training due to complex barriers to participation. This program is funded by the Department of Education and Training with the aim to improve the target cohort’s overall wellbeing outcomes by supporting their re-engagement with other services, programs, education, training, and employment. 

The role of the Reconnect Caseworker is to support clients to overcome barriers and progress in their pathways to education, training, and employment as part of the Reconnect program. The Caseworker will assess clients’ non-training and training needs, develop strengths-based pathways plans with the clients and support them to achieve their goals. This may include identifying and referring clients into appropriate services and programs, education and training opportunities, liaising with other service providers, coordinating responses, and engaging clients in other capacity building opportunities.

The Caseworker will also provide individual support to CNLC students. Support may involve assisting students in completing forms/applications, advocating on behalf of students, referring students to appropriate supports and services and providing interim counselling support and risk management. The position is suitable for people with experience in social work, counselling or community adult education.

Position Description

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How to apply

To apply email your cover letter summarising your suitability for the role against the Key Selection Criteria (2 pages maximum) and CV/resume to with the subject line Reconnect Caseworker.

If you have any enquiries regarding this role, please contact Executive Officer Tony Milne on 9347 2739

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