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Caseworker Manager IFBS - Western Sydney District

Advertiser: Department of Family & Community Services NSW3.4 out of 53.4 overall rating (72 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
10 Oct 2018
Location
Sydney, Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Salary
$108,044– $111,082 plus super and leave loading
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Government & Defence, Government - Federal

Caseworker Manager IFBS - Western Sydney District

Are you an experienced child and family practitioner looking for a new opportunity where you can share your expertise with like minded professionals?


Do you have strong leadership skills and experience working with children and families? 


Are you passionate about improving the life chances of children and helping families to live happy and fulfilling lives?


We are looking for passionate Aboriginal Casework Managers


Western Sydney (Mount Druitt) 


Waru Mudyin, Aboriginal Services


About us


The NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) provide vital programs and services designed to help vulnerable children, young people and their families. 


About the opportunity


As a Child Protection Aboriginal Casework Manager you will be leading and supervising a team of Aboriginal Child Protection caseworkers. You will be required to manage, mentor and support these caseworkers in varied and possibly challenging circumstances. With your team you will improve outcomes for vulnerable Aboriginal children and their families so we need your knowledge & experience to do this. 


By becoming an Aboriginal Casework Manager, you have the opportunity to:


  • provide an Aboriginal perspective
  • advocate on behalf of Aboriginal people in your community
  • provide services to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children, young people and families
  • build strong relationships with partner agencies to support and strengthen families and cultural connections
  • use your cultural knowledge to help inform and shape service delivery
  • lead and supervise a team of Aboriginal Caseworkers
  • manage, mentor and support these caseworkers in varied and possibly challenging circumstances in keeping with the NSW Practice Framework
  • improve outcomes for vulnerable Aboriginal children and their families by using the SDM Restoration process to restore Aboriginal children to their families 
  • empower your team to provide for the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal children using their SARA skills.

About you


To be eligible to apply you must have:


  • extensive experience in applying best practice casework with children, young people and their families
  • Experience leading and managing a team
  • Identify as Aboriginal 
  • a valid drivers licence
  • a Working with Children clearance number prior to commencement in the role (to obtain further information on how to apply for a WWCC please click here)
  • the right to live and work in this location


A Recruitment Pool will be created for future temporary and ongoing vacancies in Western Sydney & Nepean Blue Mountains. 


What we can offer


In return for your commitment, dedication and passion, FACS offer:


  • a competitive base salary range $108,044– $111,082 plus superannuation and annual leave loading
  • promotional opportunities 
  • working alongside diverse and dynamic people towards a common goal
  • flexible working conditions including a 140 hour month 
  • empowerment to investigate the safety and wellbeing  of children,  to genuinely improve their life chances


How to apply


To apply candidates must submit a covering letter (2 pages maximum) which includes addressing the focus capabilities of the position and outlining relevant skills & experience to the position plus an up-to-date resume which clearly details their skills and experience as relevant to this role.
 
Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013, therefore you may be contacted to participate. You will also be asked to complete a Health Declaration Form in later stages of the assessment process


Find out more


Click here to view the Role Description


For enquiries: Please call Talent Acquisition Team on 02 9765 5500 or Peter Nash Manager Client Services on 02 9354 1743 or Email:  Peter.Nash@facs.nsw.gov.au


Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 October 2018 at 11:59pm


Working with Children Check


The Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012, requires persons engaged in children related work to have Working with Children clearances. If successful in this role you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check clearance number prior to commencing in the role. To obtain further information and to apply for a WWCC clearance please click here.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion


FACS is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.


FACS encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.


If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed above, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.


If you’re looking for general information about our reasonable adjustment process, you can email WorkforceAcquisition@facs.nsw.gov.au or phone (02) 8879 9115.


Thank you for your interest in this role.

           

Are you an experienced child and family practitioner looking for a new opportunity where you can share your expertise with like minded professionals?


Do you have strong leadership skills and experience working with children and families? 


Are you passionate about improving the life chances of children and helping families to live happy and fulfilling lives?


We are looking for passionate Aboriginal Casework Managers


Western Sydney (Mount Druitt) 


Waru Mudyin, Aboriginal Services


About us


The NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) provide vital programs and services designed to help vulnerable children, young people and their families. 


About the opportunity


As a Child Protection Aboriginal Casework Manager you will be leading and supervising a team of Aboriginal Child Protection caseworkers. You will be required to manage, mentor and support these caseworkers in varied and possibly challenging circumstances. With your team you will improve outcomes for vulnerable Aboriginal children and their families so we need your knowledge & experience to do this. 


By becoming an Aboriginal Casework Manager, you have the opportunity to:


  • provide an Aboriginal perspective
  • advocate on behalf of Aboriginal people in your community
  • provide services to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children, young people and families
  • build strong relationships with partner agencies to support and strengthen families and cultural connections
  • use your cultural knowledge to help inform and shape service delivery
  • lead and supervise a team of Aboriginal Caseworkers
  • manage, mentor and support these caseworkers in varied and possibly challenging circumstances in keeping with the NSW Practice Framework
  • improve outcomes for vulnerable Aboriginal children and their families by using the SDM Restoration process to restore Aboriginal children to their families 
  • empower your team to provide for the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal children using their SARA skills.

About you


To be eligible to apply you must have:


  • extensive experience in applying best practice casework with children, young people and their families
  • Experience leading and managing a team
  • Identify as Aboriginal 
  • a valid drivers licence
  • a Working with Children clearance number prior to commencement in the role (to obtain further information on how to apply for a WWCC please click here)
  • the right to live and work in this location


A Recruitment Pool will be created for future temporary and ongoing vacancies in Western Sydney & Nepean Blue Mountains. 


What we can offer


In return for your commitment, dedication and passion, FACS offer:


  • a competitive base salary range $108,044– $111,082 plus superannuation and annual leave loading
  • promotional opportunities 
  • working alongside diverse and dynamic people towards a common goal
  • flexible working conditions including a 140 hour month 
  • empowerment to investigate the safety and wellbeing  of children,  to genuinely improve their life chances


How to apply


To apply candidates must submit a covering letter (2 pages maximum) which includes addressing the focus capabilities of the position and outlining relevant skills & experience to the position plus an up-to-date resume which clearly details their skills and experience as relevant to this role.
 
Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013, therefore you may be contacted to participate. You will also be asked to complete a Health Declaration Form in later stages of the assessment process


Find out more


Click here to view the Role Description


For enquiries: Please call Talent Acquisition Team on 02 9765 5500 or Peter Nash Manager Client Services on 02 9354 1743 or Email:  Peter.Nash@facs.nsw.gov.au


Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 October 2018 at 11:59pm


Working with Children Check


The Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012, requires persons engaged in children related work to have Working with Children clearances. If successful in this role you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check clearance number prior to commencing in the role. To obtain further information and to apply for a WWCC clearance please click here.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion


FACS is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.


FACS encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.


If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed above, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.


If you’re looking for general information about our reasonable adjustment process, you can email WorkforceAcquisition@facs.nsw.gov.au or phone (02) 8879 9115.


Thank you for your interest in this role.

           

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