Case Manager

Location: Sydney
Area: Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Worktype: Contract
Salary: $67,268 - $83,178 per annum

About the Role
Barnardos are looking for a Case Manager for a full time 12 month contract for the Youth and Family Program based in Cranebrook 2749 

The Youth and Family Case Manager will be responsible for;
  • Delivering case management services to young people and families at Bidwill Chifley Campus
  • Monitoring child protection concerns, consult and act in accordance with the NSW Children and Young Person’s (Care and Protection) Act, Mandatory Reporter Guide and Barnardos Australia “Reporting Child Abuse” Policy
  • Undertaking assessments of families referred to the program
  • Prepare, support and facilitate workshops to children, young people and parents
  • Constructively participate in meetings, supervision and annual performance reviews as required
  • Maintaining written and electronic records
  • Providing written reports to DCJ/ Children’s Court as required
About You
As a Youth and Family Case Manager, you will ideally have;
  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Science, Social Work, Community Services or a related field.
  • 2 years’ experience working with young people and their family in a child protection context
  • Knowledge of child protection issues with the capacity to identify when level of risk requires safety planning and statutory child protection intervention
  • Knowledge of Youth Homelessness and Youth Services within the Blacktown and Penrith LGA’s
  • Working knowledge of assertive case management practices for working with young people and families who may be unwilling to engage with support services
  • Demonstrated experience in working with families with multiple, complex needs and that may be experiencing acute crisis
  • Capacity to participate in an on-call roster, providing a 24/7 response to children, young people and families
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 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.
How to apply:
To register your interest hit APPLY NOW and submit your Resume. For a confidential discussion please call Zoe Banbury 02 9218 2346

Date Posted: 04/11/2022 05:22 PM

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