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Case Manager - Foster Care

Apply now Job no: 499816
Work type: Fixed Term Part-Time
Location: Western Sydney
Categories: Child, Youth and Family Services

Case Manager – Foster Care

• This is a rewarding fixed-term part-time position (12 months) based at Telopea

• Work alongside a team of experienced practitioners in the Out of Home Care sector

• Make a real and lasting difference in the lives of children and families!

About us:

Working at Anglicare may be a valuable opportunity to make a positive difference in people’s lives!

As a Christian organisation, with a heritage of service spanning 160 years, we provide foster care and adoption programs across Sydney as part of our community services work.

About the role:

An exciting opportunity has become available, based with the foster care team at Telopea, for a Foster Care Case Manager who is seeking an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children in care and their families. This is a fixed-term part-time position working 3 days a week.

Key responsibilities (not limited to):

  1. Ensures that all case management aspects of foster care placements are coordinated and implemented.
  2. Ensures that all parties are involved in implementing the child’s case plan by clearly communicating roles and responsibilities, with a particular focus on supporting the needs children with a case plan of restoration, or children identified for guardianship or adoption.
  3. Ensures foster carers maintain required Standards through foster carer recruitment, assessments, reviews and training.
  4. Ensures client information is reviewed regularly and kept up to date by completing reports and file documentation in accordance with OOHC and agency requirements.
  5. Ensures ongoing professional development by attending regular clinical supervision, practice consultations, training, forums, courses and other professional development activities as agreed with Manager.

Skills, knowledge and experience needed:

  • University degree qualification in social work, psychology or welfare/community services
  • Unrestricted NSW Drivers Licence
  • Understanding of out-of-home care issues and relevant legislation
  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development, attachment and the impact of abuse and trauma on children
  • Demonstrated skills in assessment, counselling and casework
  • Knowledge of child protection and family support processes
  • Valid Working with Children's Check

Are you a skilled Case Manager with high level communication and organisational abilities, seeking a dynamic, supportive workplace culture? We’d like to hear from you!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

Anglicare - Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched and communities strengthened.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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