- Job posted on: 2nd Jul 2020
- Applications close:
The role of the Placement Support Worker is to be responsible for the case management of children and young people placed in alternative family based care with volunteer caregivers.
The worker is required to work closely with children and young people, their natural family, care-givers and with the Department of Health and Human Services and other agencies. The Worker will provide support to carers, children and young people.
This working hours for this role are 60.8 hours per fortnight (0.8) FTE.
You can view the full position description here.
You will have post-secondary qualifications in Welfare, Social Work, or other relevant qualification. We require demonstrated skills in assessment, intake and the case management of children and young people in out of home care. Experience in out of home care or child protection would be considered an advantage.
If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the following
T: - 03 5144 7777 - Megan Stanbridge, Practice Leader Home Based Care
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