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Case Manager, Intensive Family Support - Pilbara

MacKillop Family Services

MacKillop Family Services is committed to improving employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. As a measure to achieve equality and support, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) will apply to this position.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply and are preferred for this position.

We are looking for compassionate people that can be positive role models, give emotional support and are capable of building trust and rapport with staff and young people within our Intensive Family Support Services / Family Care Support Services Program.

This is a Permanent Full-time opportunity based in Pilbara, WA.

Our offer:

  • Generous Salary Packaging up to $18,500 (helps increase your take home pay)
  • Ongoing Training and Development
  • Study Leave for ongoing employees
  • Career Development
  • Click HERE to find out more about becoming a member of the MacKillop Family Services team and what further support we have to offer our employees.

Position Purpose:

The Early Intervention Services programs work alongside parents and family carers who have children in their care to improve safety and connectedness with local community services.

This EIS Case Manager Pilbara is a member of the Early Intervention Services (EIS) and reports to the EIS Coordinator.

Primary Objectives:

The Case Manager will provide initial screening and assessment and develop with families, their family case plan. They will identify barriers and provide practical, in-home support for carers, oversee case management activity, provide parenting and trauma information for carers and specific supports for children to strengthen links to community and culture.

Key Selection Criteria:

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • An appropriate qualification in human services and or equivalent experience and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in working as part of a team.
  • Experience in Case Management.
  • Knowledge of traumatised and vulnerable children, young people, and families.
  • An understanding of attachment, trauma theories, child development, child-centred approach, and resilience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively and with the capacity to liaise with community services, other agencies, and the community.
  • An understanding of the child protection and the out-of-home care service system.
  • Good written and communication skills.
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise work.
  • Good computer literacy.
  • A knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and values and an awareness of the current issues faced by Aboriginal children, young people and their families

For a full listing please view Position Description.

You must have a:

  • Proof of vaccination against Covid-19
  • Valid and current Driver’s Licence;
  • Satisfactory Criminal History Check;
  • Valid Working with Children Check;
  • Valid and current NDIS Workers Screening Check

The Australian Government recently introduced the NDIS Worker Screening Check, an additional, national legislated compliance requirement to determine if a person is cleared to work with people with disability. MacKillop requires all client facing staff obtain the NDIS Worker Screening Check. An employment application will require the submission of evidence that this check has been attained or an application has been submitted. For more information and how to apply please view:

Western Australia: Department of Communities

How to Apply: Click 'Apply Now' where you will be prompted to proceed with your application via the Ethical Jobs website.

Please make sure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the PD as part of your application.

For more information, please contact:

Natasha Bargeus at Natasha.Bargeus@mackillop.org.au, using the subject line: Case Manager, Intensive Family Support - Pilbara enquiry via EthicalJobs, or on 0437 487 738

It is our goal that MacKillop Family Services continues to evolve as a culturally safe, culturally competent, and welcoming organisation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people, families, and communities.

Shortlisting for this position may commence immediately so please submit your application as soon as possible.

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