Kinship Care Case Manager (OOHC)

Location: Regional NSW
Area: Gosford & Central Coast
Worktype: Part Time
Salary: $72,912 - $84,327 per annum

The Organisation
An exciting opportunity has become available to work for Barnardos, one of Australia’s leading children’s charities. Barnardos Australia builds relationships between children, young people, their families and the community. They advocate for children and young people and contribute to community knowledge about their issue.

The Role
Two part time Case Managers are required for the Kinship Care Program based in in Wyong, Central Coast, NSW.
One position is 4 days / 28 hours per week and a 12-month contract.
The second position is 3 days / 21 hours per week contract to end of June 2021.
  
Reporting to the Program Manager, the Kinship Care Case Managers will deliver high quality Kinship Care casework and case management to statutory Kinship Carers and the children and young people placed in their care.  The main place of work for this position is Wyong although travel in surrounding areas will be required.

The Candidate
The successful Kinship Care Case Managers will ideally have:
  • A degree (or tertiary qualification) in Social Work or a related area
  • Knowledge of issues surrounding abuse and neglect of children, and the impact of trauma on childhood development
  • Understanding of the case management requirements of the PSP/OOHC system
  • Understanding of the different support needs of relative and kinship carers to foster carers
  • Previous experience working in PSP/OOHC, child protection, or Intensive Family Support in a caseworker role
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to working with disadvantaged children and families in situations where additional support is needed
Barnardos welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

Additional info
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).
  
You will also need to have a valid driver’s license, and ability to participate in after hour’s Kinship Care support services as required.

Salary
$72, 912  -$84, 327 pro rata (including FBT packaging) + benefits + Super. Motor Vehicle packaging optional. 

Expressions of interest
To request an application pack then hit APPLY NOW and submit your Resume. Or for a confidential discussion, please call Zoe Banbury on 02 9218 2346  

Contact: 02 9218 2346
Date Posted: 14/01/2021 11:35 AM

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