Manager Casework

Location: Sydney
Area: Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $95,000 - $100,000 per annum

  • Have your induction before Christmas and hit the ground running in 2023 

  • Reap the benefits of work-life balance with a 9-day fortnight

  • Generous leave entitlements 

  • Access to extensive professional development and career growth opportunities within a large, established organisation focused on growing, supporting and retaining staff

   Our Client is currently seeking a passionate Team Leader to join their Family Preservation program in Western Sydney at their office based in Western Sydney!
The program aims to provide targeted support to vulnerable families to prevent children and young people aged (0-17) from entering Out of Home Care. The program offers the opportunity for you to specialize in Infant, Child or Adolescent focused Family Preservation.

This role will involve;
  • Supporting caseworkers to identify and respond to concerns for children’s safety, welfare and wellbeing, as per the procedures and in consultation with the Program Manager,
  • Supporting caseworkers through processes of initial contact, consent, assessment, project planning, service referrals, review and exit process for families
  • Supporting caseworkers in identifying and providing service components, i.e. SafeCare, home visits, brokerage, children’s services, and parenting programs
  • Coach caseworkers to work within the Foundation for Change guidelines and practice principles
  • Work with other Family Preservation staff, including Operations Manager, Practice Specialist, and Foundations for Change Facilitators
  • Regular attendance at allocation meetings, team meetings and other meetings as directed by the Program Manager
  • Participate and at times lead session/s meetings including team meetings, team building initiatives, conflict resolution, service review, planning and evaluation meetings
  • Create and support a team culture of openness, continuous improvement, and respect across all service areas and provide leadership that is supportive, non-judgemental and reflective of our client’s values
They are looking for applicants with experience within leadership roles with exposure to vulnerable families experiencing domestic violence, child protection issues, parenting vulnerabilities or social isolation

The requirements for this role include;
  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling or related field 
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in working with vulnerable families experiencing stressors, including domestic violence, child protection issues, parent drug and alcohol misuse, parenting skills, child behaviour management, learning difficulties, parental mental health, and social isolation
  • Demonstrated experience, or interest, in people management and leadership
  • Ability to engage families and work competently alongside Aboriginal and CALD families
  • Current NSW Driver's license 
  Applicants will be required to undertake in psychometric testing

Please note: It is a requirement of this role to meet vaccination requirements for COVID-19.

Why partner with abrs to secure your next role?  

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They’re the very reason we exist, and the reason we’ve returned every single cent of profit we’ve earned to charity.
abrs is Australia’s only charity owned not for profit recruitment agency with 100% of our net revenue returned to fund programs that assist children, youth and families.
When you engage with abrs to secure your next career move you are participating in an ethical recruitment process that funds programs in the charity space.
Choosing abrs means you are helping us to help some of the most disadvantaged in our communities

To apply hit APPLY NOW as we will be shortlisting for this position soon.
For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Ally Fava on 0482 182 603. 

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Contact: 02 9218 2303
Date Posted: 14/11/2022 10:16 AM

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