Myimbarr Case Workers

Myimbarr is expanding and we are seeking Case Workers to join our Permanency Support Program Team with the aim of providing culturally sensitive child centric support for children and young persons in our foster care program. Case Workers are responsible for developing a Therapeutic Care Plan working with children, carers and families to ensure children are safe and improve their social, emotional, health and educational outcomes.  To achieve this Case Workers will supervise and support of the care of children and assist with the maintenance of connections with their natural family. This may include maintaining or establishing connection and working towards restoration with their natural family.

Please download the full job pack for full position description and more details. A detailed response to the below selection criteria is to be included with your application

Selection Criteria

Essential

  • Demonstrated experience in the Out of Home Care (Foster Care) sector
  • Tertiary qualifications in Community Services, Child Protection, Social Work or related field
  • Strong understanding and proven ability to engage with and work within the local Aboriginal Community
  • Excellent communicator, with strong interpersonal, facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong written communication and report writing skills
  • Strong computer skills including database entry, word processing and Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Proven ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Proven ability to work with other community groups, services and agencies
  • Working knowledge of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 and the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Regulation 2000
  • Thorough understanding of Work Health & Safety obligations.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Confirmation of Aboriginality (to be provided with your application)
  • Current unencumbered NSW Driver’s Licence
  • Current Working with Children Check for paid employment
  • Current National Criminal History Police Check

This position is an Aboriginal Identified position authorised under S14 of the NSW Anti Discrimination Act 1977

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