Location: Regional NSW
Area: Tumut, Southern Highlands & Snowy
Worktype: Part Time
Salary: $71,136 - $82,054 per annum

About the Role
Barnardos are looking for a part time 14hrs/ week permanent Case Manager for the Family Support Program based in Queanbeyan, 2620

The Case Manager will:
  • Deliver case management services to children, young people, and families in accordance with Program Guidelines and Barnardos policies, procedures, and practice guidelines.
  • Monitor 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
  • Undertake assessments of families referred to the program utilising the Barnardos approved assessment tools.
  • Maintain written and electronic records in accordance with MyStory and Barnardos Open file Policy.
  • Provide written reports to DCJ/ Children’s Court as required.
About You
As a Case Manager, you will ideally have;
  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Science, Community Services, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs and concerns of families and children within the Queanbeyan/Palerang LGA
  • Knowledge of child protection issues with the capacity to identify when level of risk requires safety planning and statutory child protection intervention.
  • 2 years’ experience working with children and young people and their family in a child protection context.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with families with multiple, complex needs and that may be experiencing acute crisis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Child Protection Legislation, Practice, and requirements within the New South Wales Child Protection System
  • Current Full NSW Driver Licence
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues, external agencies, and Government Departments
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 $71,136 to $82,054 (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 Zoe Banbury 02 9218 2346

Contact: 02 9218 2346
Date Posted: 04/09/2023 09:12 PM

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