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Case Manager- Intensive Family PreservationSamaritans
Full Time 38 hour week Contract until 30 June 2024 Central Coast location THE ROLE Our service is based on a partnership between families, the NSW Department of Community Justice (DCJ) and non-government service providers working to preserve the family structure and strengthen its functioning while keeping children safe. The program’s focus is to improve children’s safety, placement permanency and wellbeing. The service aims to keep children in their home in a safe, stable and nurturing family environment; improve parenting capacity and family functioning; improve children’s wellbeing; and prevent children from entering the OOHC system.
The Case Manager is responsible for providing intensive case work for families, focused on parental vulnerabilities that affect the safety and wellbeing of children. What we offer Our teams are the heart of what we do here at Samaritans. you will have the opportunity to work with an innovative, collaborative team environment with a group of people that are warm, inspiring, passionate about social justice and advocacy, as well as: Parental Leave (14 weeks plus paid super contributions) Attractive salary packaging options up to $15,600 Fitness Passport corporate gym membership Career and development opportunities within the wider organisation Payroll giving program ESSENTIALS Degree qualification in Social Work, Social Science, Psychology or Early Childhood Education Minimum of 2 years child protection case management experience Excellent knowledge and understanding of working with parents and children with complex needs Knowledge of child behaviour and development using a trauma informed approach.
Ability to build strong relationships with families using a strength-based approach Ability to appropriately support families from diverse cultures Understanding of referral and resource options eg; Counselling, Housing, NDIS Understanding of the child protection framework within NSW and mandatory reporter obligations Highly developed skills in assessment, case plan writing, report writing Ability to prioritise competing demands while working independently You will also require a First Aid Certificate, Current Working With Children Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check & valid Driver's Licence. This role is paid under the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Award 2010- Level 5. If this sounds like you, click "Apply Now" Please submit your resume and cover letter addressing the essential criteria THE COMPANY Samaritans is a not-for-profit organisation offering support to those in need for over 30 years.
The Samaritans values of Compassion , Integrity , Justice act as our tagline and describe the principles behind the work we do and the way we do it. For more information, please visit www.samaritans.
org.au or contact Meg at careersnewcastleanglican.org.
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