Foster Care Case Manager
Job no: 493320
Employment type: Full Time Permanent
Categories: Child & Family Services
- Full Time position – SCHADS 5 - $44.92 per hour ($88 758 p.a.)
- Baulkham Hills office base with travel to carers homes
- Foster Care/Out of Home Care experience preferred
We are looking for a passionate Case Manager to guide the Children, Young People and families we support. We work collaboratively to deliver services through a strength-based and person-centred approach.
As an experienced Case Manager, you will:
- Manage a caseload of children and young people/adults and their families and carers
- Complete comprehensive assessments to ensure the development, implementation and review of individual case plans
- Drive intervention strategies e.g., risk assessments, referrals and program applications
- Apply an understanding of child protection related court procedures and practices, including preparing court testimonies and other legal documentation
- Facilitate access to services and provide feedback on their effectiveness
- Prepare reports and correspondence relating to the implementation and progress of case plans
- Salary based on SCHADS Level 5 - $44.92 per hour ($88 758 p.a.) exclusive of super and salary packaging
- Salary packaging $15,900 general and $2,650 entertainment p.a.
- Paid training and opportunities for career development across our National Foster Care team, as well as our Disability and Out of Home Care service groups
- 24/7 crisis and incident response support team
- Free confidential counselling support for employees and close family members
- Access to more discounts and benefits
- Demonstrated experience in case planning for Children and Young People or similar
- Knowledge of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998
- Experience in meeting the holistic complex needs of children who have experienced significant trauma and/or a disability, and experience challenging behaviours
- A passion and drive to help support children to create positive outcomes in their lives
- Strong analytical and assessment skills
- Strong written communication and record-keeping skills
- Ability to work flexible hours
- Updated COVID19 vaccinations (at least 2 doses)
- Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field are desirable but not essential
We provide services to people with disability, young people and children in out-of-home care, their families and communities. We believe everyone is equal. You can learn more about us here.
How to apply
All applications must be lodged online.
For all enquiries, please contact Rachel Shorrock on 0447 397 665 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our organisation is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior appointment.
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