Case Manager - Carer Recruitment & Intake

Location: Regional NSW
Area: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $72,912 - $88,847 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 permanent full time Case Manager is required for Carer Recruitment & Intake Team based at the Barnardos Centre in Kotara, Newcastle, NSW.  
Reporting to the Program Manager, the Case Manager, Carer Recruitment & Intake will be responsible for the provision of high-quality programs for children, young people, their families and communities with respect to Barnardos Australia (BA) services. This position has responsibility for authorised carer recruitment from carer enquiry to authorisation, and post authorisation ongoing carer training and support. Further key roles relate to placement referral, intake/triage and initial placement matching.

The Candidate
The successful Case Manager will ideally have:
  • Tertiary degree level qualification in Social Work or a related discipline.
  • A demonstrated knowledge of current practices in OOHC in NSW.
  • Experience in  OOHC  related  work,  carer  recruitment,  training  and  assessment,  or  OOHC Placement Referral Management.
  • 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)
  • Well-developed interpersonal, organisation and communication skills.
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 need to have a current NSW driver license and have the availability to respond to authorised carers, and, participate in carer recruitment or carer training activities as required after hours.

Please note that if your application is progressed, interviews will take place on 14 December 2020
$72, 912 - $88 847 base (including FBT packaging) + benefits + Super. Motor Vehicle packaging optional. 

Expressions of interest
To request an application pack, please hit APPLY NOW or for a confidential discussion please contact Gemma Haworth on 02 9218 2354

Contact: 02 9218 2354
Date Posted: 19/11/2020 01:40 PM

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