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Manager Family Preservation - Aboriginal Identified role

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Job Listing Date
28 Oct 2019
Sydney, South West & M5 Corridor
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Manager Family Preservation

(Aboriginal Identified Role)

Note: Salary will be negotiated with the successful candidate based on skills and experience.


Do you want a job that will give you the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of Aboriginal children and families who are in need of support?


An exciting opportunity exists to lead our Family Preservation program. The position will ensure vulnerable families receive targeted casework to prevent children and young people entering the child protection system. The role will lead a small team of dedicated and committed staff.

We are looking for people who have demonstrated experience managing risk and liaising with internal and external stakeholders. The preferred applicant will have experience working with children and families experiencing significant trauma.

Working at KARI provides staff the opportunity to work in supportive team environment and to enhance their professional development. We are looking for dedicated and motivated people to join our team and help us make a difference to the lives of children and families in their time of need.

If you possess the following skills please apply now;

  • Sound ability to manage a team with competing priorities and overseeing complex risk.
  • Demonstrated understanding of a strengths-based framework and expertise in collaborating with vulnerable people.
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills when working with clients who are highly stressed and significantly impacted by trauma.
  • Ability to oversee report writing and approve high-level reports.

For more information on the role or to apply for this position please contact Julie Harris on 02 8782 0300 or email


Please Note: Roles which involve directly providing programs and services to Aboriginal people for the purposes of promoting their welfare are considered to be ‘Aboriginal identified roles’ and are as such restricted to Aboriginal people only. This is permitted under Section 14(d) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

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