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Case Manager - Family Preservation and Restoration

Anglicare
  • Role based in Cabramatta / Liverpool NSW
  • Are you passionate about seeing parents create a stable, safe and caring environment for their children?
  • Would you like to work as part of a collaborative team that will support you to further grow your skills in Family Preservation and Restoration?
  • Family friendly workplace and flexible working hours

Our teams are growing, and we require an experienced Case Manager with skills in providing front line support to families who are in the child protection system. You will work alongside parents to support and coach them to develop a family environment that nurtures and supports their children to thrive within their homes. This role involves intensive case management, home visiting, on-call, psychoeducation, advocacy, connecting parents with specialist services and community resources as well as preparing reports for DCJ.

Anglicare can provide training to become an accredited therapist in Parents Under Pressure (PuP), a leading Australian evidence-based practice developed by Griffith University in Queensland. The PuP framework combines psychological principles relating to parenting, child behaviour and parental emotion regulation within a case management model.

About you:

You will have a University qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Welfare/Community Services or related degree with at least 3 years work experience in the Child Protection system.

  • Ability to actively engage high needs families and build relationships of trust and rapport to promote the change process
  • Experience working with families and children with complex vulnerabilities such as domestic violence, drug or alcohol misuse, parenting skills, child behaviour management, learning difficulties, mental health and/or lack of a supportive network
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Current Working with Children Check and NSW or National Driver’s Licence

If you are passionate about delivering quality ethical practice helping to build parents’ capacity; working with parents to ensure their homes remain safe, supportive and nurturing; and you share our vision, mission and values https://www.anglicare.org.au/about-us/our-values/, we would welcome your application to discuss the amazing opportunities we have available within our dedicated Family Preservation and Restoration team.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

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