Kinship Care Case Manager

Location: Regional NSW
Area: Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $79,912 - $88,847 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
A full time, permanent Case Manager is required for the Kinship Care Program based in Warrawong, Illawarra.
Reporting to the Program Manager, the Case Manager, Kinship Care 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 Warrawong although travel in surrounding areas will be required.

The Candidate
The successful Case Manager, Kinship Care  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.
$72, 912 - $88, 847 base (including FBT packaging) + Super. Motor Vehicle packaging is optional after probationary period. 

Expressions of interest
If you are interested in this role, please hit APPLY NOW and submit your CV. Your CV will be reviewed by the Barnardos Talent Acquisition Team before sending you the Application Pack and Essential Criteria to complete. If you would like to have a confidential discussion before applying, then please call Zoe Banbury on 02 9218 2346.

Contact: 02 9218 2346
Date Posted: 23/04/2021 04:56 PM

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