Caseworker

Location: Sydney
Area: CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $66,393 - $82,386 per annum

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.

About the Role
Barnardos are looking for a full-time permanent Case Manager for the Yurungai Child and Family Service based at the Barnardos Metro Centre in Ultimo, Sydney. 

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Caseworker will effectively undertake casework responsibilities to ensure a high standard of service is provided to families and children in need.
The service is funded by NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) and provides casework services to children 0-18 and their families.  The service aims to prevent family breakdown and to keep children from entering the Out of Home Care system.  The service also supports kin and relative carers who have the care of children who cannot live with their parents.

About You
To be successful in the Case Manager role, you will ideally have;
  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or Social Welfare related discipline.
  • Knowledge of child development and parenting capacity.
  • Knowledge of trauma informed practice, how this is delivered and the effects trauma can have on child development and family functioning.
  • Demonstrated experience of working with children and young people and their family in a child protection context and knowledge of current child protection legislation.
  • Demonstrated experience of working with families in need of support services.
Applicants from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background are strongly encouraged to apply. 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. For more information on how Barnardos support Aboriginal staff wanting to work for Barnardos please get in touch.
  
Benefits of Working for Barnardos
At Barnardos, we provide opportunities for development through individual and group mentoring, secondments, acting up and project work. Our benefits include 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.

Salary: Base $66,393 to $82,571 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.
  
Expressions of interest
To register your interest hit APPLY NOW and submit your Resume.  Please note adverts will expire once we receive enough suitable applications. For a confidential discussion please call Zoe Banbury on 02 9218 2346

Contact: 02 9218 2346
Date Posted: 30/09/2021 10:46 AM

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