Case ManagerLocation: Canberra
Area: All Canberra
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $67,520 - $76,850 per annum
- Laptop & phone provided
- Salary Packaging available
- Excellent staff benefits available
Barnardos are looking for a full-time permanent Case Manager for the Community Adolescent Program (CAP) based in Bruce 2617
The Case Manager will be responsible for;
- Lead the care team in supporting the child or young person’s placements including developing, implementing and reviewing care planning.
- Provide case management and support functions in line with the Care Plan for children/young people.
- Coordinate care teams of diverse service providers and supports required to sustain children/young people’s placements.
- Identify, negotiate and coordinate the delivery of services to meet the child’s needs as these change throughout the placement, including developing effective strategies to counteract difficulties related to the impact of abuse related trauma on the behaviour, functioning and emotional state of children and young people.
- Developing and maintaining relationships with all involved in a child’s life
- Support the implementation of children’s therapeutic care plans
- Mediate and negotiate with children and young people and their birth families, ensuring a sense of identity is developed consistently over time
As a Case Manager, you will ideally have;
- A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, or related degree.
- Experience in a fast paced environment managing high volume compliance requirements.
- Previous experience in the child welfare field/ Residential experience
- Demonstrated case management experience including a complex/competing caseload.
- Demonstrated expertise in responding creatively to the needs of children and young people with highly complex issues.
- Exceptional time management skills and the ability to priortise.
- Be available for after-hours emergencies and participate in the on-call roster
Barnardos Australia is one of Australia’s leading children’s social care agencies, focused on building relationships between children, young people, their families and the community. Over the next 5 years, Barnardos commits to supporting more vulnerable children to thrive through effective evidence-informed and research-based programs.
Applicants from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background are strongly encouraged to apply.
Benefits of Working for Barnardos
- Development through individual and group mentoring
- Secondments, acting up and project work
- Flexible working arrangements
- Cultural leave
- A day off during NAIDOC week
- Additional annual leave during Christmas/New Year break
- Volunteer opportunities at community events and many more
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff are further supported by the Aboriginal Cultural Unit (ACU) and Barnardos Indigenous Group (BIG) to meet their cultural needs within the organisation.
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) and for the ACT a Drivers History Check, Working with Vulnerable People Card and CYPS Check.
How to apply:
To register your interest hit APPLY NOW and submit your Resume. For a confidential discussion please call Gemma Haworth on 02 9218 2354.
Date Posted: 22/06/2022 11:36 AM