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Case Worker - Kinship Team - ACT Together / Barnardos

Employer: abrs
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Indigenous, Social Work, Youth
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Canberra & ACT

Job posted on: 11 April, 2019.
Applications close: 25 April, 2019. (Expired)

The Organisation

An exciting opportunity has become available to work for ACT Together/Barnardos, one of Australia’s leading children’s charities. A full time, permanent Caseworker - Kinship Care is required for the Kinship Care Program with ACT Together based in Bruce, ACT.

The Role

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Caseworker - Kinship Care will effectively provide therapeutic informed case management to children and young people who are accessing the kinship care service. 

The Candidate

The ideal Caseworker will have:

  • Qualification in Social Work, Social Welfare or related area
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in working with Aboriginal families and promoting family-centred strength-based practices.
  • Understanding and knowledge of the therapeutic needs of children and young people who have suffered abuse and neglect
  • Sound knowledge of child protection and issues in relation to children at risk

Barnardos works closely with Aboriginal Partnership Agencies in the community, and would welcome application from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

Additional Information

To be considered for roles with Barnardos you will need to have (or be willing to have conducted) a National Police Clearance, current Working with Children check Clearance (or APP number) and for the ACT a Drivers History Check, Working with Vulnerable People Card and CYPS Check.

Salary: $65,176 - $84,984 (including FBT packaging) + Benefits + Super Please note Barnardos offer the option to Package your salary and a vehicle.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.