The GCCLC acknowledges that many clients of our service are experiencing multiple factors when presenting to the service. The GCCLC social worker’s role is to enhance our client’s well-being. The social worker works in partnership with solicitors to enhance service delivery and outcomes for clients. The Social worker promotes social justice through advocacy, referral and crisis intervention. The social worker has a role in promotion the service to the community and raising awareness of the challenges clients of GCCLC may be experiencing.
A core objective of the role is to contribute to maximise the successful resolution of clients’ legal matters through the integration of legal and social work services to highly vulnerable people who have multiple, significant and complex barriers to successfully resolving their legal matters.