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Caseworker - Kinship Care


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

Job posted on: 17 January, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Work for one of Australia's leading child protection charities
  • Make a difference to the lives of children in ACT
  • Excellent staff benefits and working arrangement available

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 foster care service. 

The Candidate

The ideal Caseworker will have:

  • Qualification in Social Work, Social Welfare or related area
  • Previous experience working with children and 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.

Salary: (Base & Superannuation) 

Salary: $63,838 - $79,003 (including FBT packaging) + Benefits + Super  Please note Barnardos offer the option to Package your salary and a vehicle.

abrs considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification s 42 of the Discrimination Act 1991 (ACT).

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

How to apply for this job

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