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Case Manager - Family Preservation and Restoration

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Work type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Summer Hill
Categories: Management, Specialised Care, Child, Youth and Family Services, Counsellors, Case Management

Case Manager – Family Restoration

Roles based in Summer Hill NSW

  • Are you passionate about seeing parents/caregivers create a stable, safe and caring environment for their children?
  • Would you like to work as part of a collaborative team that will support you to further grow your skills in Family Preservation and Restoration?
  • Do you want to work in an organisation with a supportive culture that cares about you and your emotional wellbeing?
  • Family friendly workplace and flexible working hours

Our teams are growing, and we require an experienced Case Manager with skills in providing front line support to families who are in the child protection system. You will work alongside parents to support and coach them to develop a family environment that nurtures and supports their children to thrive within their homes. This role involves intensive case management, family time visits, home visiting, psychoeducation, advocacy, connecting parents/caregivers with specialist services and community resources as well as preparing reports for DCJ and Children’s Court.

Anglicare can provide training to become an accredited therapist in Parents Under Pressure (PuP), a leading Australian evidence-based practice developed by Griffith University in Queensland. The PuP framework combines psychological principles relating to parenting, child behaviour and parental emotion regulation within a case management model.

About you:

You will have a University qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Welfare/Community Services or related degree with at least 2 years work experience in the Child Protection system.

  • Ability to actively engage high needs families and build relationships of trust and rapport to promote the change process
  • Experience working with families and children with complex vulnerabilities such as domestic violence, drug or alcohol misuse, parenting skills, child behaviour management, learning difficulties, mental health and/or lack of a supportive network
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Current Working with Children Check and NSW or National Driver’s Licence

COVID-19:  In the context of COVID-19 we are continuing to deliver services to families face to face when it is safe to.

Anglicare Benefits include:

  • Positive, welcoming culture
  • Ongoing training and development with a focus on career growth
  • Flexible working arrangements with a strong focus on work life balance
  • Experienced and passionate management team who are supportive and consultative
  • Supervision - internal individual and external group
  • Work laptop and mobile phone
  • Full salary packaging
  • Paid parental leave
  • Referral fee -referral scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program - Free, voluntary and confidential counselling service
  • Picnic Day - One extra day paid leave for all permanent staff

If you are passionate about delivering quality ethical practice and helping to build parents’ capacity; working with parents to ensure their homes remain safe, supportive and nurturing; and you share our vision, mission and values, we would welcome your application to discuss the amazing opportunities we have available within our dedicated Family Preservation and Restoration team.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply

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Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date 4th December, Closing date is subject to change without notice.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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