Case Manager - Foster Care

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Case Manager - Foster Care


Job Description

Anglicare have an exciting opportunity for a Case Manager – Foster Care to join our Anglicare Foster Care Team in Telopea or Liverpool, NSW

Are you a skilled Case Manager with high level communication and organisational abilities, seeking a dynamic, supportive workplace culture? We would love to hear from you!

  • Join our family friendly, warm supportive culture!
  • Make a real difference in the lives of children and their families!
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging benefits!

About Anglicare:

As a Christian organisation with a heritage of service spanning 160 years, we exist to serve our community, enrich life and share the love of Jesus. Combining our resources and expertise enables us to work even more effectively to meet changing needs as we reach and serve more people at all stages of life.

To find out more please visit: www.anglicare.org.au

Benefits:

Excellent remuneration package and company benefits, Not-for-profit salary packaging benefits - reducing your taxable income by $15,900 plus an additional $2,650 for salary packaging accommodation, meals and entertainment

  • Learning and Development opportunities within the organisation
  • An opportunity to build a career within a Christian Not for Profit organisation dedicated to supporting others
  • Opportunity for flexible work options including working from home
  • Paid parental leave and employee assistance program

About the role:

An exciting opportunity has become available, for a Case Manager in Foster Care who is seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of Children in Care and their families. Anglicare works with young people and families engaged in the Out-Of-Home Care (OOHC) system in NSW and we provide Foster Care throughout Metropolitan Sydney. You will be making a positive change in people’s lives by providing support and protection with authorised Foster Carers who can nurture, encourage and provide a safe, supportive home environment. Full Time or Part Time positions available (part time minimum 3 days/week).

Key Responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Develop and implement high quality individual plans for children and young people within Anglicare’s foster care program
  • Develop and maintain functional and supportive relationships with children and families in to achieve positive outcomes
  • Ensure ongoing communication with all parties to implement the case plans with a focus on supporting the needs of children with a case plan of restoration, or children identified for guardianship or adoption.
  • Maintain high standards through foster carer recruitment, assessments, reviews, and training.
  • Conduct regular review of client information to ensure up to date reports and file documentation in accordance with OOHC and agency requirements.

About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or welfare/community services
  • Demonstrated experience in case planning with children and young people
  • Unrestricted NSW Drivers Licence
  • Understanding of out-of-home care issues and relevant legislation
  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development, attachment and the impact of abuse and trauma on children
  • Demonstrated skills in assessment, counselling, and casework
  • Knowledge of child protection and family support processes

To find out more about this opportunity, please email the recruitment team at jobs@anglicare.org.au

Apply here!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply

Anglicare - Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched, and communities strengthened

Anglicare is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and has zero tolerance of child abuse.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; Closing date is subject to change without notice.

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