Case Manager - Adoptions

Location: Sydney
Area: Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Worktype: Contract
Salary: $71,921 - $97,194 per annum

The Organisation
An exciting opportunity has become available to work for Barnardos, one of Australia’s leading children’s charities. Barnardos Australia builds relationships between children, young people, their families and the community. They advocate for children and young people and contribute to community knowledge about their issue.

The Role
A full time, 12 month contract Case Manager is required for the Adoptions Team based in Penrith, Sydney. 

The Barnardos Adoption Program is an innovative program established to meet the needs of children 0–5 years of age requiring secure and permanent family placements. The Adoption Case Management Team has been established to ensure that permanency planning decisions are made for very young children who are placed within the program.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Case Manager, Adoptions will carry a caseload of adoption cases. 

The Candidate
The successful Case Manager will ideally have:
  • Tertiary/Degree qualifications in Social Welfare or a related discipline.
  • Proven experience in working in a welfare setting, ideally with children and families, including provision of case management services preferably in an Out of Home Care setting.
  • Excellent written skills, including producing accurate and timely reports and maintaining case notes.
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues of confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated experience of working effectively as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated experience of engaging respectfully with children and families.
Barnardos welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

Additional info
To be considered for roles with Barnardos you will need to have (or be willing to have conducted) a National Police Clearance and current Working with Children check Clearance (or APP number).
You will also need a full drivers license and have the ability to work in a flexible manner, including after hours when required.
$71,921 to $97,194 base (including FBT packaging) + Super. 

Expressions of interest
To request an application pack, please hit APPLY NOW and attach your Resume. Or for a confidential discussion please contact Gemma Haworth on 02 9218 2354

Contact: 02 9218 2354
Date Posted: 13/10/2020 05:04 PM

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