Case Manager

Location: Regional NSW
Area: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Worktype: Part Time
Salary: $67,268 - $83,178 per annum

About the Role
Barnardos are looking for a part-time (2 days per week) permanent Case Manager for the Carer Recruitment Program based in Broadmeadow, 2292.

The Case Manager will be responsible for;
  • Undertake a range of carer recruitment, training and assessment activities in response to NSW carer enquiries.
  • Perform all carer recruitment and authorised carer management processes in line with Barnardos policies, procedures and safeguarding requirements, OCG standards and NSW legislative and compliance (NSW Carers Register) obligations.
  • Fulfil a support role in responding to NSW OOHC placement referrals (internal and external) according to relevant procedures and systems ensuring appropriate intake, triage, initial matching and placement processes are actioned.
  • Establish, develop and maintain effective communication and co-operative working relationships with all relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide direct supervision, support, initial/ongoing carer training for carer applicants, authorised carers, and, prospective adoptive parents.
  • Provide timely and accurate reports to Program Manager Carer Recruitment and Intake, and Manager Carer Recruitment and Intake.  
About You
As a Case Manager, you will ideally have;
  • Tertiary degree level qualification in Social Work or a related discipline.
  • A demonstrated knowledge of current practices in OOHC in NSW.
  • Experience in OOHC related work, carer recruitment, training and assessment, or OOHC Placement Referral Management.
  • Knowledge of relevant NSW child protection and related legislation including Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection Act) 1998 (NSW) and Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Regulation 2012 (NSW); Adoption Act 2000 (NSW) and Adoption Regulation 2015 (NSW)
About the Organisation
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. 
Salary: Base $67,268 to $83,178 (pro rata) per annum plus leave loading plus superannuation.  Packaging available to receive $15,860 of your salary tax free. Motor vehicle packaging available on selected roles.

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.
Vaccination for COVID-19 is a condition of employment and engagement with Barnardos.

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: 08/09/2022 03:41 PM

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