- Job posted on: 8th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
SSI is a community organisation and social business that supports newcomers and other Australians to achieve their full potential. We work with children and young people as well as people with refugee and asylum-seeking background, culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, people with disability and more to build capacity and enable them to overcome inequality.
SSI delivers a specialist out-of-home care service that provides a culturally appropriate model for children and young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds aged 0-18 years. We have a strong commitment to culturally responsive services to ensure children in care stay connected with their culture, religion and language.
We are looking for an experienced caseworker to join our team in Bankstown. Someone who may be interested in engaging on another important aspect of out of home care by driving, coordinating and implementing practices which increase quality assurance and compliance responsibilities we have to our children, families, carers and other stakeholders at SSI.
This role will work closely with SSI caseworkers and case managers to monitor, review and facilitate practices that meet the accreditation requirements and the DCJ (Dept. of Communities & Justice) service delivery contract responsibilities in caring for children in foster care or case managed through the MCFP permanency activities.
In this role, the successful candidate will also assist in reporting on child focused permanency standards, child wellbeing outcomes and analysing data to maintain high practice standards assisting children meet their safety and wellbeing outcomes. The position will provided coaching, auditing, reporting, remediation guidance and other practical mentoring functions to ensure the MCFP casework and case management activities consistently meet the OCG permanency standard compliance indicators and those children's wellbeing measures are consistently met.
The successful candidate will ideally have the following skills & experience:
If you have good relationships at DCJ or similar agency's and you're ready to contribute, participate, build connections and make a positive impact, please apply now!
At SSI we have a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all employees, contractors and volunteers. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.
We encourage candidates to provide a cover letter along with your resume, by submitting online. Should you be successful for the first round of shortlist, one of our Talent Acquisition Specialist will guide you through our process and next steps.
SSI will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. If you require a reasonable adjustment, or want to update your preferred method of communication, please email email@example.com, using the subject line: Quality & Practice Officer - Out of Home Care enquiry via EthicalJobs, or call Vimla Khooblall on 02 8799 6700.