Case Manager

2 x Full time positions based in Macquarie Park$93k - $100k inclusive of Super + Salary Packaging Flexible Friendly organisation, hybrid work options availableThe Benevolent Society’s vision is to build a just society where all Australians can live their best life. For more than 200 years we have supported people at the margins of society: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians; children, young people, and their families; older people; carers and people with disability. We are an independent, non-religious service provider which supports people to live life their way.  As part of The Benevolent Society vision, we are strongly committed to reconciliation with our First Nations people of Australia. We remain steadfast in our commitment to promoting the economic, political, and social inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Our BenefitsWe support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A ‘best life’ is unique to everyone and can change as life changes. Here are a few things you might be interested in:   Salary Benefits - You can package up to $15,900 pa of you pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you take home even more pay! Motor Vehicle Packaging Options – to suit your lifestyle.   Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements including hybrid home/office work arrangements, 1 accrued day off a month for full time employees.   Recognition and Reward – Sector competitive remuneration, various recognition programs and access to long service leave after 5 years    Wellness - Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program + opportunity to purchase additional leave.    Professional development – We tailor career development opportunities to all employees and volunteers for career enrichment, fulfilment, and growth Our Reconciliation Commitment – a First Nations employees are entitled up to 10 days of unpaid leave for ceremonial purposes, as well as the option to be a voice on our RAP working group, and have the opportunity for cultural and professional development that supports career pathways. About the roleWe enable children in Out Of Home Care (OOHC) to achieve to their highest potential.  We support their carers and their birth parents to create a safe and secure environment so these children have a safe place to land. The role is an opportunity to case manage children and young people in OOHC and support them, their carers and birth family to achieve the best outcome. This role will see you work in a team which is driven and friendly and committed to the role. Passionate about improving outcome for children/young people who have experienced complex trauma, you understand the importance of building a team around the child/young person. Working holistically, you will ensure the home and support network contributes to their development, improves their longer term outlook while maintaining connections with birth families and culture. You can work in a fast pace environment and adapt easily to change while always keeping the best interests and well-being of the children at the centre of what you doDuties As a Case Manager / Child, & Family Practitioner, you will:Undertake an initial assessment of strengths and needs and develop case plansEngage clients including children and young people, and their birth families and foster and/or kinship carers, where appropriate, using appropriate assessment and risk minimisation processesManage a caseload, ensuring children/young people have a safe, secure, and stable home environmentDevelop, implement, and review individual plans for children and young people including case plans, cultural plans, behaviour support plans and permanency plansUse evidence informed practices while partnering with other services to support the child/young person and ensure quality services are deliveredWork therapeutically, using a trauma informed, strengths based approaches and an integrated, wrap around service model.Skills and Experience As an experienced Social Worker, Psychologist, Case Worker or Case Manager you will haveA relevant degree qualificationCurrent driver’s license2+ years of demonstrated case management experience (Experience in OOHC is highly favorable)Capacity to engage with people from all walks of life including the local Aboriginal communityHigh level of motivation, professional accountability, integrity and a belief that every parent has potentialIf you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, then we want to hear from you. The Benevolent Society recognises and values cultural knowledge and wisdom of the First Nations people, we therefore strongly encourage you to apply. We are strongly committed to being an Employer of Choice, one who offers, provides, and practices cultural safety in our workplace. Interested? Apply now!To apply, please click the APPLY button, submit your current CV and 1-page cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and suitability for the role.  If you have any questions, please call Donna on 0466 472 051 for a friendly, confidential discussion. *Internally, this role is known as a Child and Family PractitionerClick here for Position Profile 75000 AUD Australia - NSW Sydney Ryde & Macquarie Park Macquarie Park 2113