Case Manager Permanent Care

Location: Regional NSW
Area: Gosford & Central Coast
Worktype: Part Time
Salary: $71,921 - $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  
Barnardos are looking for a part-time (4 days) permanent Case Manager for the Permanent Care Program based at the Barnardos Centre in Gosford, Central Coast.

Barnardos Permanent Care program promotes permanency options for children and young people in the age range 5-18 years (at entry to the program). Permanency planning principles, relating to the permanent care program, will reflect the child’s individual care plan which may be also consider guardianship or open adoption These children have been permanently separated from their birth families by the court because it is not safe for them to remain at home.
The Permanent Care Program is an innovative program established to meet the needs of infants and school age children requiring secure and permanent family placements.
The Candidate
The successful Case Manager will ideally have:
  • A tertiary level qualification in Social Work, Community Welfare, Psychology or a Diploma level qualification in 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.
  • Demonstrated experience in researching and producing accurate and timely reports and maintaining case notes including experience in dealing with issues of confidentiality
  • Demonstrated experience of working effectively as part of a team
  • Demonstrated experience of engaging respectfully with children and families
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of working with children with challenging behaviours
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 current NSW driver license and have the ability to work in a flexible manner, including after hours, when required.
$71, 921 - $88 847 pro rata
 (including FBT packaging) + Super. Motor vehicle packaging available.

Expressions of interest
To request an application pack then hit APPLY NOW and submit your Resume (no cover letter required at this stage). Or for a confidential discussion, please call Gemma Haworth on 02 9218 2354

Contact: 02 9218 2354
Date Posted: 04/05/2021 12:20 PM

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