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Careers | The Benevolent Society

Case Manager

  • Full time position servicing clients in South West Sydney 
  • $86k - $92k inclusive of Super + Salary Packaging  
  • Flexible Friendly organisation, WFH & part time options available 

We enable children in Out Of Home Care (OOHC) to achieve their highest potential.  We support their carers and their birth parents to create a safe and secure environment so these children have a safe place to land. The role is an opportunity to case manage children and young people in OOHC and support them, their carers and birth family to achieve the best outcome. This role will see you work in a team which is driven, friendly and committed to the role.  

About the role 

Passionate about improving outcome for children/young people who have experienced complex trauma, you understand the importance of building a team around the child/young person. Working holistically, you will ensure the home and support network contributes to their development, improves their longer term outlook while maintaining connections with birth families and culture. You can work in a fast pace environment and adapt easily to change while always keeping the best interests and well-being of the children at the centre of what you do. 

Duties 

  • Engage clients including children and young people, and their birth families and foster and/or kinship carers, where appropriate, using appropriate assessment and risk minimisation processes 
  • Undertake comprehensive assessments to develop, implement, monitor and review client plans and outcomes that identify strengths as well as areas of risk, ensuring children and young people are actively engaged in the process. 
  • Coordinate with other service providers including government departments and agencies, schools, health services, GP’s and allied health providers to ensure services are delivered 
  • Support a small team of Support Workers to provide a better service to our clients and understand their complex needs through coaching, information sharing and informal learning

Our Benefits  

We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A best life is deeply personal. It can change as life changes. Here are a few things you might be interested in:  

  • Salary Benefits - In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 pa pre tax and benefit from a $2,650 meals and entertainment card + discount program and package vehicles!  
  • Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements including part time hours  + laptop & phone provided to work remotely + 1 accrued day off a month for full time employees  
  • Recognition and Reward - Length of Service rewards + long service leave after 5 years   
  • Wellness-  Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program +  opportunity to purchase additional leave   
  • Professional development - Ongoing learning, training and career progression opportunities 

Skills and Experience 

  • Degree qualified in social work, early childhood, psychology or similar 
  • At least 12 months case management experience working with at risk children, young people and/or families in a child protection focused role, including experience undertaking comprehensive assessments 
  • Excellent understanding of child protection issues and client vulnerabilities such as drug and alcohol use, domestic violence, mental health issues, and the impact of trauma and the effect on child behaviour and development  
  • Understanding of the needs of diverse communities such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD), and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTIQ+) communities 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills 
  • Current Drivers Licence  

Interested? Apply online today! 

Call Team Leader Nicole Crowe on 0438 816 515 for a confidential discussion. 

Internally this role is called a Child and Family Practitioner

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TBS is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities and people we support and advocate for. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people of all ages, identity and abilities. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role. The Benevolent Society supports vaccination as the best way to keep our clients, communities, volunteers and employees safe from COVID-19. Vaccination for COVID-19 is a condition of employment and volunteering.