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Case Manager - Aboriginal Identified - Central Coast

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay
  • Attractive Salary Packaging Options
  • Supportive team environment

About us

Join our vibrant, faith-based organisation providing innovative social care services to children, young people, individuals and families in the Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the Central Coast.

Our organisation is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. We invite you to review our Reconciliation Action Plan attached.

About the role

We are seeking a Case Manager to provide high quality and effective case management to promote the welfare of Aboriginal children and young people, their carers and families.

This role exists within our Intensive Therapeutic Care (ITC) program on the Central Coast and in Sydney's northern suburbs, which provides an alternative to long term residential care, focusing on recovery from trauma, the achievement of positive life outcomes and a broad range of placement options for children and young people.

Duties

  • Case planning and holistic assessment of young people to promote and support their safety, well-being and permanency needs;
  • Working closely with young people and their families, as well as stakeholders, to develop pathways for the young people to transition through care and ultimately leave care;
  • Timely completion of Case notes.
  • As this is an Aboriginal Identified position, the successful candidate will also be invited to be involved in our RAP working group and other avenues for encouraging cultural immersion and education within the workplace.

Skills & experience

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma (working towards a Bachelor’s Degree). These qualifications are desirable, however experience as well as a willingness to participate in the above training will also be considered. Relevant areas of study could include Social Work, Social Welfare, Psychology, Nursing, Mental Health, developmental trauma, child protection, client intervention and case management;
  • Be able to demonstrate case work experience working with children and young people who have experienced complex trauma;
  • Have experience working with families who have been in contact with the child protection system;
  • Have excellent communication skills and an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal people;
  • Understand issues and challenges affecting Aboriginal people within the community and an ability to build relationships with local Aboriginal communities;
  • Have an unrestricted driver’s licence.

As a Case Manager you may work across any of our locations on the Central Coast and in Northern Sydney. Flexibility to work some additional hours, including at weekends, and to undertake on-call duties is required for this role.

Culture and Benefits

Please find attached a video about what it means to work at CatholicCare. We also offer:

  • The opportunity to make a difference to families, children and young people in the community;
  • A focus on employee well-being, with regular reflective and practice supervision opportunities;
  • Access to in-house and external training and learning opportunities;
  • An Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support; as well as
  • Salary packaging benefits to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please provide a cover letter addressing the role requirements, complete your work history and education information on the application page and submit your resume.

Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification of this position under s14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). We can therefore confirm that this position is an Aboriginal Identified position and only Aboriginal candidates are eligible to apply.

You may be required to provide confirmation that you are Aboriginal. This may include providing a cultural referee who can comment on your ability to develop and maintain relationships within Aboriginal communities.

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CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation – all staff must comply with our child-safe child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct. All child related roles are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check Clearance in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

Completing a National Criminal History Record Check clearance is a requirement of this position

No recruitment agencies please.

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