Case Manager (Intensive Therapeutic Care). Permanent Full Time - Orange

Life Without Barriers

Location
NSW: Blue Mountains & Central West
Reference #
500232
Closing Date
15-10-2022
Vacancy Type

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 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. Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.

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 

As a Case Manager within our Intensive Therapeutic Care team, you will play a play a key role in the lives of up to 6 Children & Young people residing in Orange. You will work closely with the Children, Young People and their support network to develop and implement therapeutic case plans that meet their individual needs and goals.

To be successful in this role, you will have experience working with Children & Young People in out of home care, previous experience managing complex caseloads, an understanding of trauma and its effects on children and young people. Regular travel to the locations of the Children & Young People is a requirement of this role.
 
Key Responsibilities? 

  • Develop and implement high quality therapeutic case plans for Children and Young People in LWB's care 
  • Develop and maintain functional and supportive relationships with children and young people in therapeutic care as well as their families to support positive outcomes
  • Attend shifts within the intensive therapeutic care homes, and work closely with the team 
  • Meet with clients and family members to gather input for case plans and ensure their views are represented 
  • Coordinate and network with other agencies to effectively achieve case plan goals within tight time frames.
  • Participate in an on-call roster as required 
  • Ensure compliance with all internal policy and procedure, statutory and contractual requirements in relation to management of service delivery 

Skills & Experience 

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree (Candidates with a relevant diploma, working towards a degree may be considered)
  • Previous case management experience within an Out of Home Care or Intensive Therapeutic Care setting
  • Understanding of current casework practices for children and young people 
  • Understanding of trauma and its effects on children and young people
  • Current Australian drivers’ licence 

Benefits: 

  • Meaningful work opportunity at one of Australia’s leading social purpose organisations.
  • Access to Salary Packaging benefits and claim up to $15,900 in tax free earnings per year!
  • Monthly rostered day off & company vehicle provided 

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exemption certificate.  You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.

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

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 Kristy Crowe at recruitment@lwb.org.au  

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.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 28th August 2022 (AEST).

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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