Case Manager, Kinship Care (OOHC)

Location: Sydney
Area: Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $71,345 - $82,514 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, permanent Case Manager is required for the Kinship Care Program based in Auburn, Sydney. 
Reporting to the Program Manager, the Kinship Care Case Manager will deliver high quality Kinship Care casework and case management to statutory Kinship Carers and the children and young people placed in their care.  The main place of work for this position is Auburn although travel in surrounding areas will be required.

Barnardos Kinship Care Case Managers are passionate about supporting children and young people to remain within their family networks, so they don't have to move into unrelated foster care placements. We work from a strengths based, trauma informed and child focused perspective.

The Candidate
The successful Kinship Care Case Manager will ideally have:
  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work, social science, psychology, education or a related area.
  • Experience in case management in PSP/OOHC, child protection, intensive family support or a related area is preferred.
  • Knowledge of issues surrounding abuse and neglect of children, and the impact of trauma on childhood development
  • Understanding of the different support needs of relative and kinship carers to foster carers
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 to have a valid driver’s license, and ability to participate in the Kinship Care on call roster services as required.
$71 345 - $82, 514 base (including FBT packaging) + benefits + Super. Motor Vehicle packaging optional. 

Expressions of interest
To request an application pack, please hit APPLY NOW and attach your resume. For a confidential discussion please contact Tina Garner on 02 9218 2418

Contact: 02 9218 2418
Date Posted: 02/09/2020 03:59 PM

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