Case Manager (OOHC)

Location: Sydney
Area: CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $71,345 - $86,937 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
Barnardos are looking for a full time, permanent Case Manager within the Temporary Family Care Program based at the Barnrdos Sydney Metro Centre, Ultimo.  

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Case Manager, Temporary Family Care will effectively undertake the casework responsibilities of a Temporary Family Care Case Manager and ensure a high standard of service is provided to children and families.

In the first 6 months, this role will be responsible for transitioning Interim Kinship Care Placements from Department of Communities and Justice to Barnardos. This will involve all assessment and compliance requirements.

The Candidate
The successful Case Manager will ideally have:
  • A Tertiary level qualification in Social Work, Social Welfare or a related discipline
  • The ability to undertake a range of comprehensive assessments and effectively evaluate the information
  • The ability to engage children, carers and volunteers through casework practices
  • Knowledge of the current NSW legislation with regard to the care and protection of children and young people
  • Knowledge of the current NSW legislation with regard to working with and supporting of foster carers
  • Demonstrated experience of using electronic case management tool
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 valid NSW driving license and be willing to participate in a 24 hour on call rotating roster.
$71 345 - $86 937 base (including FBT packaging) + benefits + Super. Motor Vehicle packaging optional after probationary period. 

Expressions of interest
To apply hit APPLY NOW as we will be shortlisting for this position soon. For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Tina Garner on 02 9218 2418.

Contact: 02 9218 2418
Date Posted: 03/12/2019 12:47 PM

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