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Case Manager - Intensive Therapeutic Care (Significant Disability) - Wollongong

Life Without Barriers (National)
  • 12 Month Full Time Contract

About the Organisation 

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.     

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply. 

About the role 

To be successful in this 12 Month Full Time contract, you must have previous experience as a case manager for young people in out of home care and a strong understanding of disability and the NDIS and funding packages. You will develop and implement therapeutic case plans for a case load of up to 6 young people within our Intensive Therapeutic Care, Significant Disability program in Wollongong, with occasional travel to Nowra.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement high quality therapeutic case plans
  • Record, monitor and review goals to ensure ongoing relevance to the young person
  • Attend shifts within the intensive therapeutic care homes
  • Meet with young people and family members to gather input for case plans
  • Coordinate and network with other stakeholders to achieve case plan goals
  • Participate in an on-call roster as required 

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Case management experience within out of home care
  • Knowledge of NDIS and funding packages
  • Understanding of current casework practices for children and young people 
  • Understanding of trauma and its effects on children and young people
  • Current NSW unrestricted drivers’ licence 

Benefits

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Monthly rostered days off
  • Long term, 12-month full time contract
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check.

How to Apply 

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Kestra Caller at recruitment@lwb.org.au, using the subject line: Case Manager - Intensive Therapeutic Care (Significant Disability) - Wollongong enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)

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