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Case Manager - Sydney Young Parents Program

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
  • Join a true values based organisation empowering the lives of women, children & families
  • Part time (0.6 FTE), ongoing position
  • $88,796.64 pro rata + super, salary packaging (up to $18,000 tax free) & gifted leave
  • Based in Marrickville, NSW

About the job

SYYP Case Managers use a client centred, trauma Informed, strengths-based approach to provide professional individual support and case management in a safe and supportive environment to young parents and their children, access to parenting programs tailored for young parents and opportunity to meet other young parents in a weekly playgroup. Service delivery is predominantly outreach based including home visiting and In community.

About you

To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • Degree level qualifications In social work, psychology, counselling or other relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in case management practice including the ability to complete intake and assessment, case planning, case review and making evidence Informed recommendations on service response
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a trauma-informed, strengths based and client centred framework with families presenting with complex needs
  • Prior experience working with Aboriginal and Culturally diverse families and demonstrated ability to provide culturally competent and inclusive practice
  • Demonstrated understanding of child safeguarding practices including mandatory reporting
  • Excellent communication skills including interpersonal, written, oral
  • Full driver’s license
  • Evidence of full Covid-19 vaccination, or medical exemption

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory reference checks, a current Employment Working with Children Check, National Police Check (International Police Check if resided overseas in the last 10 years) and proof of the right to work in Australia.

We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.

About us

Our strategy outlines the world we want to see and our role advancing in it. It also speaks to the positive impact we will deliver to support women, girls and families to be safe, secure, strong and connected. We are committed to tackling the issues of our time which adversely affect them. We work to advance equity and social justice and support our communities to thrive.

We seek to increase economic participation and wellbeing, to build resilience, improve safety and bring about system change. We offer microfinance programs and products, financial counselling and coaching, family violence support, parenting programs and playgroups, education programs and community houses. These services are complemented by research and advocacy to address the underlying structural causes of injustice, exclusion, and inequality.

Why Good Shepherd?

At Good Shepherd, each member of our team is valued, we strive to support people to grow both personally and professionally. We offer generous conditions and flexible working hours to support employees to balance their personal and work life.

Benefits include:

  • Salary packaging (which can add up to $18,000 in tax-free pay per year)
  • Paid study leave
  • Gifted leave at Christmas and Easter
  • Additional purchased annual leave
  • Flexible work hours/working from home where possible
  • Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service

In line with the Government's COVID-19 health and safety requirements, all of Good Shepherd’s assessment processes will be facilitated remotely using various online tools. The People and Culture Team in collaboration with hiring Managers will work with you to find the most convenient method to ensure your safety and wellbeing and that of our employees. We are not currently conducting face to face interviews/inductions. These processes will be completed online for those who are successful in securing a position with Good Shepherd.

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