I’m looking for a job in regional NSW

4th March 2015

Family & Community Services have jobs available throughout regional NSW – whether you’re looking for a career in your local region or considering a move to the country.

Go where the jobs are:

  • Hunter/New England
  • Murrumbidgee, Far West and Western NSW
  • Southern NSW
  • Northern NSW.

Being a regional caseworker gives you stronger relationships with clients and community partners, more varied work, increased opportunities to extend your knowledge and skills across a range of casework, and all the benefits of regional life.

Most of our permanent work is available in regional areas, however if you’re not looking for permanent work straight away, consider a temporary opportunity and find out for yourself what regional casework is all about.


Do you have what it takes?

Do you have a degree in social work, social science, welfare or a related discipline?

Or are you Aboriginal and have two years experience working with Aboriginal children, young people, families or communities?

Do you have work experience, such as:

  • student placement/practical experience in a community services environment
  • volunteer or paid experience in a relevant field?

Do you have outstanding skills in:

  • working with children and young people
  • communication
  • analytical thinking and problem solving
  • teamwork
  • relationship building
  • decision making
  • planning and organising
  • adapting and coping?

What do we offer?

‘This isn’t a make believe tale full of magic and made-up creatures. This is my real life fairy tale, full of truth and life changing events, and of course with a real happy ending’- Robert, Caseworker

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Industry leading training and support:

  • our intensive caseworker development program will further develop your skills
  • the opportunity to complete further study and professional development awaits
  • learn from industry leading experts
  • promotional opportunities available based on merit
  • our management development program nurtures current and future managers.

Be a part of a close team:

  • work alongside like-minded people towards a common goal
  • work with diverse and dynamic people who are passionate, dedicated and committed.

Shoulder responsibility:

  • an important job with real responsibility provides a real chance to make your mark
  • work at the heart of child protection to create positive change
  • shape services that build stronger and safer families and communities.

A competitive salary:

  • base salary range $62,587 – $86,472
  • employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Flexible working conditions:

  • 140 hours per month – this is an average of seven hours per day
  • four weeks annual leave
  • paid sick leave
  • maternity, parental and adoption leave
  • personal carers, and family and community service leave
  • opportunity to work across NSW in city and regional locations.


Apply now