Myimbarr PSP Case Worker

Myimbarr is seeking  experienced Case Worker to provide child centric support of children and young persons (CYPs) in our foster care program. Case Workers are part of the Permanency Support Program team with the aim of providing child centric support of children and young persons (CYPs) in our foster care program. Case Workers are responsible for developing a Therapeutic Care Plan working with CYPs and families to ensure the CYPs are safe and improve their social, emotional, health and educational outcomes.

Myimbarr is the IAC Permanency Support Program.  We aim to keep Aboriginal children and young people in safe environments and to promote their education and emotional wellbeing whilst remaining connected with their family and community.

Case Workers are part of the Permanency Support Program team with the aim of providing child centred support of children and young persons (CYPs) in our foster care program. Case Workers are responsible for developing a Therapeutic Care Plan working with CYPs and families to ensure the CYPs are safe and improve their social, emotional, health and educational outcomes. To achieve this Case Workers will supervise and support the care of CYPs and assist with the maintenance of connections with their natural family.

Please download the full job pack for full position description and more details. A detailed response to each of the below selection criteria is to be included with your application.  Don’t delay in getting in touch as interviews will be held as soon as suitable candidates are identified, this may be before the closing date.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

  1. Demonstrate your previous experience and knowledge of the Out of Home Care (Foster Care) sector
  2. Detail your qualifications in Community Services, Child Protection, Social Work or related field
  3. Demonstrate a strong understanding and proven ability to engage with and work within the local Aboriginal Community
  4. Detail your skills as excellent communicator, with strong interpersonal, facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  5. Demonstrate your strong written communication and report writing skills
  6. Provide details of strong computer skills including database entry, word processing and Microsoft Office suite of programs
  7. Demonstrate proven ability to manage multiple deadlines
  8. Demonstrate experience and ability to work with other community groups, services and agencies

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people that meet the selection criteria

 

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