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Home-Based Care Case Manager


Location:

WFH and/or Barwon Location

Job Type:

Locum and Full-Time Opportunity

Salary:

SCHADS Level 5

Posted:

10.04.21

Our client is currently seeking a Home-Based Care Case Manager who is responsible for case management within a therapeutic and trauma-informed model of care.

Our client works for the rights of children, young people and families to be safe, to learn, feel nurtured and connected to culture. They are currently seeking a Home-Based Care Case Manager who is responsible for case management within a therapeutic and trauma-informed model of care. It is responsible for the supervision of caregivers, caregiver assessment, contribute to overall service development and commitment to best practice in Occupational Health and Safety.

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and values and an awareness of the current issues faced by Aboriginal children, young people, and their families
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications.
  • Sound professional knowledge and theory base.
  • Experience in child welfare practice would be highly desirable.
  • Professional casework skills including knowledge of LAC and CRISSP/CRIS
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with others and exercise influence in a diversity of contexts.
  • Ability to participate collaboratively and constructively within teams of peers, staff, and other stakeholders, as well as initiative and effective personal judgement when working alone.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Receiving referrals and make assessments and intake arrangements for foster placements in conjunction with the Coordinator.
  • Developing and implementing a Looking After Children (LAC) Care Plan for each child within their caseload as appropriate.
  • Participating in the development and review of procedures, standards, and policies for the Home-Based Care service.
  • Contributing to policy and program development and best practice standards within the organisation.
  • Taking all reasonable and practical steps to ensure the workplace is safe in accordance with OH&S policies and procedures and ensure regular consultation with the OH&S representative.
  • Developing and maintaining skills and experience in key specialist areas such as attachment disorders, child sex abuse, physical and emotional abuse and substance abuse.
  • Working specifically with all community respites within the service providing support to respite carers and their placements

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please APPLY NOW by uploading your current CV. If you would like more information about this role or any of the other roles listed on www.klcrecruitment.com.au, please call (03) 9857 6756.

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