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Child and Youth Caseworker / Social Worker - Foster Care

Advertiser: Mars RecruitmentMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
1 Jun 2018
Location
Sydney, Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Salary
$65,000 - $75,000
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Child and Youth Caseworker / Social Worker - Foster Care

Caseworker / case manager / social worker needed to support children and youth in Foster Care (Out Of Home Care)placements in Sydney's West. This position will see you work across residential settings with children to develop, implement and review client case plans and behaviour support plans to increase child safety outcomes. You will help assess suitability of Foster Carers abilities and home for supportive car of youth, as well as assist to train and support new foster carers in best practice whilst ensuring placement stability for the child.

Benefits to you about this position:

  • Strong internal training and career development opportunities.
  • Fantastic internal office and organisational culture. Have fun at work!
  • Competitive pay rate with generous $15K salary sacrifice package.
  • Work for an NGO where client best outcomes come first!
  • Work by helping Foster carers improve their skills and implement OOHC management plans.
  • Using trauma informed practice frameworks to best meet young clients needs.

Daily expected duties include:

  • Working within a strength based framework to increase children's Carers resilience.
  • Working collaboratively with other internal services and external stakeholders, including external support programs .
  • Concisely and accurately record all key interactions and case notes.
  • Visiting client placement locations and assessing needs satisfaction requirements.
  • Interviewing and assessing potential carers for suitability and ongoing care of youth within their care.

Successful candidates should have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in social work, community services, psychology or related field.
  • at least 1 years experience in casework with at risk youth, within OOHC (either Residential or Foster settings) or similar child protection/early intervention setting.
  • Experience working within frameworks of government Out Of Home Care.
  • Understanding of child protection issues, risk factors and the effect of trauma on childhood development.
  • Valid Driver's License (Access to a car desired, but not mandatory)
Apply today to Maxwell Tapper at MARS Recruitment Healthcare
E: maxwell.tapper@marsrecruitment.com.au
Ph: 02 9003 4932

Caseworker / case manager / social worker needed to support children and youth in Foster Care (Out Of Home Care)placements in Sydney's West. This position will see you work across residential settings with children to develop, implement and review client case plans and behaviour support plans to increase child safety outcomes. You will help assess suitability of Foster Carers abilities and home for supportive car of youth, as well as assist to train and support new foster carers in best practice whilst ensuring placement stability for the child.

Benefits to you about this position:

  • Strong internal training and career development opportunities.
  • Fantastic internal office and organisational culture. Have fun at work!
  • Competitive pay rate with generous $15K salary sacrifice package.
  • Work for an NGO where client best outcomes come first!
  • Work by helping Foster carers improve their skills and implement OOHC management plans.
  • Using trauma informed practice frameworks to best meet young clients needs.

Daily expected duties include:

  • Working within a strength based framework to increase children's Carers resilience.
  • Working collaboratively with other internal services and external stakeholders, including external support programs .
  • Concisely and accurately record all key interactions and case notes.
  • Visiting client placement locations and assessing needs satisfaction requirements.
  • Interviewing and assessing potential carers for suitability and ongoing care of youth within their care.

Successful candidates should have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in social work, community services, psychology or related field.
  • at least 1 years experience in casework with at risk youth, within OOHC (either Residential or Foster settings) or similar child protection/early intervention setting.
  • Experience working within frameworks of government Out Of Home Care.
  • Understanding of child protection issues, risk factors and the effect of trauma on childhood development.
  • Valid Driver's License (Access to a car desired, but not mandatory)

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