Program Manager- Family Support

Location: Regional NSW
Area: Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $88,189 - $100,102 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 Program Manager for the South Coast Children's and Family's Centre based in Warrawong, Illawarra, NSW.  Reporting to the Centre Manager, the Program Manager, Family Support will be responsible for;
  • Responsible for ensuring high quality services are delivered to children, families and carers within a child-focused, person centered, strengths & relationship-based practice framework consistent with the program guidelines
  • Providing day to day operational and administrative support in addition to monthly supervision to caseworkers
  • Ensuring that programs across this portfolio work collaboratively, drawing on the skills and knowledge which can be shared across all programs
  • Ensuring that the programs work in partnership with the broader suite of services offered at Barnardos South Coast Centre, in addition to the broader sector
About You
To be successful in the Program Manager role, you will ideally have;
  • Tertiary degree level qualification in Social Work, Social Welfare, Psychology or related discipline
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a similar management role within a child protection/family support and/or Out of Home Care context
  • High level people management and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in strengths based, trauma informed family support casework and groupwork
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 $88,189 to $100,102 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: 12/10/2021 09:08 AM

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