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Child and Family Case Manager

Churches of Christ in Queensland
  • Permanent, full time opportunity
  • Take the lead in improving the functioning of vulnerable families and safety of children.
  • Play a lead role in supporting vulnerable families
  • Supportive team environment
  • Salary packaging benefits and 5 weeks annual leave

About the role

You are an experienced and motivated Child and Family Case Manager who will be responsible for working alongside families to increase safety and well-being of children in their care. This will include a variety of key accountabilities including but not limited to, conducting risk and needs assessments, provision of information, advice and referrals to universal and other community supports.

You thrive on building rapport quickly, and effectively engaging families in a positive and friendly manner, including the use of assertive outreach strategies to engage families and sustain their engagement during the intervention period.

You will play a lead role in the development, co-ordination, ongoing review and evaluation of a single case plan. You will perform this effectively through collaboration with the family, key community members and other service providers, ensuring it is based on assessment information, is strengths based, client focused, holistic and trauma informed.

About you

You are passionate about the welfare of children and supporting families to build capacity for keeping children safe and achieving the absolute best outcomes for them. With an empathetic nature you are compassionate toward vulnerable individuals. You are approachable, and a good problem solver who can think quickly on your feet to make sound decisions.

With effective communication skills, you are capable of liaising comfortably with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

To be suitable for this position, your experience and qualifications for the role will consist of:

  • Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences or a related discipline
  • Understanding of child development and trauma theory to inform assessment and decision making
  • Demonstrated experience in working with children and families exhibiting complex and multiple support needs
  • Minimum Provisional 2 license (Green P)
  • Possess or has the ability to acquire a National Police Check and Blue Card (working with children)

Importantly, you will be someone who closely aligns with our organisational values of: Unconditional Love, Continual Innovation, Mutual Trust and Wise Stewardship.

Who we are

We offer over 200 services in more than 100 communities, positively impacting around 45,000 lives each year. Our care services range from children, youth and family services, early intervention and protection, affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Australia's largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations.

We provide a range of services to children, youth and families ranging from foster and kinship care to residential and supported independent living services. We provide support for more than 2,800 children, young people and families each year. Over 800 dedicated foster and kinship carers help us provide a vital safety net for these young people.

Imagine working for us

Our values encourage us to be accepting of differences and embrace all. Our size and variety offers you real choice and opportunities to grow your career. You'll also find we offer a family friendly work culture.

Remuneration packages come complete with salary-packaging benefits that can increase your take-home pay along with a generous five weeks of annual leave and the ability to purchase more (for eligible employees). Most importantly, you will help us to positively impact the lives of thousands of vulnerable Australians. Just imagine that.

To apply

Please apply below with a cover letter and resume. For more information visit our website www.imagineyourcareer.com.au.

For further information, please contact Fungisai Tabengwa on 0403 088 471.

We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

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