Case Manager - Carer Placement, Referral & Intake

Location: Sydney
Area: CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $66,300 - $82,500 per annum

About the Organisation
Barnardos Australia is one of Australia’s leading children’s social care agencies, focused on building relationships between children, young people, their families and the community. Over the next 5 years, Barnardos commits to supporting more vulnerable children to thrive through effective evidence-informed and research-based programs.

About the Role
Barnardos are looking for a full-time permanent Case Manager for the Carer Recruitment & Intake Program based at the Barnardos Centre in Homebush, NSW. Reporting to the Manager – Carer Recruitment & Intake, the Case Manager, Carer Recruitment & Intake will be responsible for;
  • placement referral, intake/triage and initial placement matching for Barnardos OOHC NSW
  • Further key roles relate to shared responsibility for authorised carer recruitment from carer enquiry to authorisation, and post authorisation ongoing carer training and support.
About You
To be successful in the Case Manager role, you will ideally have;

  • Relevant qualification and/ or extensive experience in similar role
  • A demonstrated knowledge of current practices in OOHC in NSW
  • Experience in carer recruitment or OOHC service delivery to Aboriginal children, young people and families would be highly valued
  • Knowledge of relevant NSW child protection and related legislation including Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection Act) 1998 (NSW) and Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Regulation 2012 (NSW); Adoption Act 2000 (NSW) and Adoption Regulation 2015 (NSW)
  • Ability to promote Aboriginal cultural practices to ensure that Aboriginal children, young people feel safe, connected and engaged with Barnardos services.
Applicants from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background are strongly encouraged to apply. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff are supported by the Aboriginal Cultural Unit (ACU) and Barnardos Indigenous Group (BIG) to meet their cultural needs within the organisation. For more information on how Barnardos support Aboriginal staff wanting to work for Barnardos please get in touch.
Benefits of Working for Barnardos
At Barnardos, we provide opportunities for development through individual and group mentoring, secondments, acting up and project work. Our benefits include flexible working arrangements, cultural leave, a day off during NAIDOC week, additional annual leave during Christmas/New Year break, volunteer opportunities at community events and many more.

Salary: Base $66,300 to $82,500 plus leave loading plus superannuation.  Packaging available to receive $15,860 of your salary tax free. Motor vehicle packaging available on selected roles.

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) and for the ACT a Drivers History Check, Working with Vulnerable People Card and CYPS Check.
Expressions of interest
To register your interest hit APPLY NOW and submit your Resume.  Please note adverts will expire once we receive enough suitable applications. For a confidential discussion please call Gemma Haworth on 02 9218 2354.

Date Posted: 10/11/2021 10:17 AM

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