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Case Manager, Out of Home Care - Roebourne

MacKillop Family Services

MacKillop celebrates and draws strength from diversity and respects the dignity of all people. Every person at MacKillop has the right to be safe and to be treated justly. We value every person’s cultural or linguistic background, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expressions, intersex status, relationship status, religion or spiritual beliefs, socio-economic status, age, and abilities.

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

This is a Permanent Part-time (26.6 hours per week – 0.7 EFT) opportunity based in Roebourne, WA within our OOHC Pilbara Program.

Our offer:

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – free and confidential counselling, couching and emotional support for work and personal challenges
  • Generous Salary Packaging up to $18,500 (helps increase your take home pay)
  • Ongoing Career Development, Education and Training
  • 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:

This position is situated within the Pilbara office (Roebourne) which is responsible for Out of Home Care, Intensive Family Support and Early Intervention services and the Indigenous Healing Service.

The Position Title will work collaboratively within a small Case Management Team and alongside the Organisation’s wider OOHC team and Carer Recruitment and Development staff in delivering a supportive and effective service to children, young people in Out Of Home Care (OOHC) and their carers.

The Position Title is a member of the Pilbara OOHC Unit and reports to the Pilbara Coordinator.

Primary Objectives:

The Case Manager is responsible for providing a high quality and effective case work service for children and young people residing in foster care. The role will also assist in the recruitment of foster carers, including providing day to day support and developing carers’ capacity, skills and understanding to best meet the needs of the children they are caring for.

Key Selection Criteria:

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • 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
  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work or other relevant qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in OOHC Case Work practice.
  • The understanding and capacity to work therapeutically with children and young people who have a trauma background.

Please address the full Key Selection Criteria outlined in the PD as part of your application.

For a full listing please view Position Description.

You must have a:

  • Valid and current Driver’s Licence;
  • Satisfactory Criminal History Check;
  • Valid Working with Children Check;
  • Valid and current NDIS Workers Screening Check (for risk assessed / client facing roles)

Proof of vaccination against Covid-19 is a requirement of this position

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 Key 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, Out of Home Care - Roebourne 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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