FMHSS Case Worker CatholicCare Tasmania


An opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic team who are passionate about engaging, supporting and bringing about change for young people and their families.

CatholicCare Tasmania is the primary social service agency of the Catholic Church. Across Tasmania, CatholicCare delivers a wide range of support programs for individuals, families and communities. Our services are available for all backgrounds, beliefs and circumstances, and many of programs focus on children and families.  We employ more than 450 staff across the State and offer a variety of programs and projects across key areas: Children, Family, Housing, Multicultural services, Counselling and Emergency Relief.

CatholicCare’s Family Mental Health Support Service is seeking:


Child and Family Worker based in Launceston

Full or part time hours


The Family Mental Health Support Service (FMHSS) work with young people (aged up to 18yo) with the support of their families to identify risk factors or issues which may lead to poor mental health outcomes later in life, and collaboratively plan to address these issues and strengthen protective and positive factors. As Child and Family Worker you will work with a relative degree of autonomy and responsibility.

You will:

  • Provide short- and long-term early intervention support for children, young people and their families. This may include assessment and identification of needs, practical assistance and home-based support, linking to services and targeted therapeutic groups.
  • Support community outreach, mental health education and community development activities. This may include organisation of, and participation in, community events and general work in the community.
  • Facilitate small group work, including the facilitation of evidence-based programs
  • Hold a degree qualification in Social Work or Psychology or other human services qualification

Why join our team:

  • The Child and Family Worker is a member of a small, diverse and dedicated team.
  • We provide a supportive work environment, access to salary packaging and on-going opportunities for training and development.


To apply online:

Please submit the following documents by COB Monday 02 October 2023.  

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the Position Description
  • Answers to our employment questions that can be found on our website


For a confidential discussion about this role, please call Carolyn on 0459 839 845 or Sabina on 0429495680


CatholicCare Tasmania is committed to safeguarding the interests of children and young persons. We are committed to protecting children and young people from harm and require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

CatholicCare Tasmania is an equal employment opportunity employer and promotes and supports a family friendly workplace. The successful applicant must be eligible to work in Australia and will need to evidence their registration to Work with Vulnerable People and Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

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