Program Manager - Kinship

Location: Canberra
Area: All Canberra
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $82,798 - $115,056 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 Program Manager - Kinship Team is required for the Kinship Program with ACT Together based in Bruce, ACT.

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Program Manager will effectively manage a team of up to six Case Managers/Case Workers who in turn provide child-focused therapeutic support to a designated cohort of children and young people in their care, ranging in age from 0-17 years, who are placed in short or long-term foster or kin care.

The Candidate
The ideal Program Manager - Kinship Team will have:
  • Relevant tertiary degree-level qualifications in the provision of protective support and service delivery to children and young people and their families
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide advice on complex case management matters/issues and to coach others who also provide such advice
  • Demonstrated experience of and capacity to provide leadership, direction, supervision and support to staff who are providing complex case management for children and young people who are in foster or kin care
  • Exceptional interpersonal, facilitation, presentation, communication and consultation skills enabling successful negotiation, conflict resolution, liaison and marketing which includes the ability to credibly represent Barnardos in any forum
  • Experience in performance management of staff in cases where they are not meeting required standards of competency, duty of care requirements, adherence to the values of the organisation or the specific policy and guidelines of the organisation

Salary: (Base & Superannuation) 

$82,798 to $115,056 per annum 
base (including FBT packaging) + benefits + Super. Motor Vehicle packaging is optional. 

Additional information
To be considered for roles with Barnardos you will need to have (or be willing to have conducted) a National Police Clearance, 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 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 Gemma Haworth on 02 9218 2354.

Contact: 02 9218 2418
Date Posted: 17/11/2020 12:09 PM

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