Case Manager, Temporary Family Care (OOHC)

Location: Regional NSW
Area: Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast
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 Barnardos South Coast, Warrawong.

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

The Candidate
The successful Case Manager will ideally have:
  • A Tertiary level qualification in Social Work, Social Welfare or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a social welfare setting (desirable)
  • Experience in supporting foster carers/ kin carers and /or volunteers (desirable)
  • Experience working with children, young people and their family in a child protection context
  • Knowledge of current child protection & NSW legislation with regard to working with and supporting foster carers
  • Knowledge of child development and parenting capacity
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 full drivers license and capacity to participate in an on-call roster, providing a 24/7 response to children, young people and families.
  
Salary
$71 345 - $86 937 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 Tina Garner on 02 9218 2418

Contact: 02 9218 2418
Date Posted: 30/07/2019 02:56 PM

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