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Case Manager - Foster Care - Parkes

Lifestyle Solutions
  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Attractive remuneration and supportive team
  • Parkes Location

Are you truly passionate about supporting people? Do you want to make a real and tangible difference to someone's life? As a Case Manager at Lifestyle Solutions, you'll be doing just that. It's a challenging role and you'll need to be resilient but the reward for your hard work will come with the knowledge that you have improved the quality of life and the level of community participation for a Child or Young Person.

We currently have a permanent vacancy for a full-time Case Manager to join our Foster Care Team in Parkes.

Own It - How we get the job done

At Lifestyle Solutions, we believe our staff are our best assets. We believe in ensuring equal recognition, equal treatment, and equal opportunity to all of the people we support, our customers. We know this is only possible if we have great staff. We have our people at the heart of everything we do. Whether this is the people we support, our customers, or our diverse workforce, we strive to be a leader in the sector, a service provider of choice, a business of excellence, and a great place to work.

We're looking for people to join our passionate teams on our journey to provide a rich, productive and happy life for the people we support and in our communities around Australia.

Make It Matter - What you will bring to make a difference in other's lives

The People We Support deserve the absolute best Case Managers who are invested in their journey to independence and we're on the look out to find them!

Our Case Managers are responsible for providing case management support to children, young people, their families and carers through a framework of strengths based case management and person-centred approaches.

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing a caseload of children/young people and their families or carers
  • Undertaking comprehensive assessments
  • Initiating, reviewing and completing appropriate intervention strategies
  • Convening and participating in case conferences
  • Facilitating access to services, contributing to and undertaking case reviews
  • Establishing and maintaining a list of contacts
  • Working with external stakeholders and applying understanding of child protection related Court procedures and practices.

Keep Calm & Be Happy - How you will interact with people and other benefits

If you're able to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team and in partnership with other services, and you have experience working with Children and Young People who have experienced complex trauma backgrounds we'd love to hear from you!

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Social Welfare, Behavioural Science, Psychology, Social Science, Nursing and Mental Health
  • Experience with Case Management in the Community/Social sector
  • Sound practice and knowledge or significant experience in meeting the holistic needs of Children and Young People
  • Experience managing and supporting Children and Young People who have complex trauma backgrounds and/or who display difficult or challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection Act) 1998 and Out Of Home Care standards
  • Strong analytical and assessment skills
  • Strong reflective practices and a willingness to accept feedback from stakeholders
  • Drivers license
  • Ability to work flexible hours

Respect - Who we are and why we do it

We're people who care. Lifestyle Solutions provides services to people with a disability, young people and children in Out of Home Care, their families and communities. Our customers receive services designed to meet their everyday needs and support them to achieve their goals. Our national workforce is committed to providing service that is reliable, responsive, flexible, friendly, empathetic and caring. We believe everyone is equal. We stand for everyone in society having equal opportunity and equal respect. We do this by providing our customers access to quality services and dedicated people who make a real difference in their lives. We believe this is everyone's fundamental right.

You can learn more about us here.

Join Us - Next steps

Please submit your resume and a cover letter briefly addressing the requirements listed above. We look forward to hearing from you!

All applications must be submitted online. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.

For more information about this position, please contact Amanda Stewart on amanda.stewart@lifestylesolutions.org.au using the subject line: Case Manager - Foster Care - Parkes enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience to apply for any of our advertised vacancies.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to diversity and inclusion in our organisation. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from under-represented communities and groups are strongly encouraged. We can provide adjustments to the recruitment process if required; please contact the Talent Team on 02 4014 7800 to discuss how we can help.

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