Case Manager, FBC. Permanent Full Time - Hurstville and Baulkham Hills

Life Without Barriers

Location
NSW: Sydney
Reference #
500206
Closing Date
15-10-2022
Vacancy Type
  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest Social Purpose organisations
  • Tool of Trade Vehicle, salary packaging benefits, Monthly RDO!
  • Support from a multi-disciplinary team of allied health professionals

About the Organisation

Every day, Life Without Barriers provides support and care to children and young people, as we work collaboratively with families, carers, and communities, to ensure they have the environment they deserve to grow. With a focus on ensuring safety and respect, this is an opportunity to make a positive and meaningful difference in these young lives and help pave a brighter future.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

Based in Baulkham Hills and Hurstville, this is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for you to make a positive change in the lives of children and young people in our Family Based Care, Foster Care Services. In this role you will be responsible for the development and implementation of Case or Individual Plans for Children and young people in our care. You will hold a caseload of approximately 15 children and provide ongoing support to them and their carers.   

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain functional and supportive relationships with children/young people and their families in order to promote positive outcomes
  • Provide ongoing support and supervision to Foster Carers
  • Support and monitor placements ensuring carers participate in case planning process
  • Participate in on call roster as required

Skills & Experience

  • Degree in Social Work, Social Science, Psychology or Human Services
  • Experience within casework practice for children and young people
  • Experience working with children and young people in out of home care and Foster carers
  • Experience developing quality case plans or individual plans
  • Demonstrated experience working autonomously with multiple clients simultaneously
  • Experience working with individuals, families or groups from a culturally appropriate perspective
  • High level communication, influencing, liaison, negotiation and mediation skills
  • Current unrestricted drivers licence

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check, Working with Children Check

Please note: Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations may be required for this position, in accordance with relevant Public Health Orders across all States and Territories. In these circumstances, evidence of vaccination will be required prior to an offer of employment.

Benefits

  • Learn from a Community of Practice of Case Managers
  • Monthly rostered day off 
  • Salary packaging tax benefits and Tool of Trade Vehicle

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact joelene.green@lwb.org.au

Applications close Midnight Monday 22nd of August

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA

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