Permanency Case Manager
Marymead Child and Family Centre
Wagga Wagga, NSW
Marymead is a well-respected, community based, not-for-profit organisation that has provided a range of support services to children, young people and their families since 1967. Marymead now operates throughout the southern and western regional areas of NSW as well as the ACT with offices in Goulburn, Wagga Wagga, Young, Moruya and Canberra. Marymead is seeking to fill the position outlined below.
About the position
Our Permanency Program is looking to recruit a full time Permanency Case Manager located in our Wagga Wagga office. Permanency Case Managers work with children, young people, siblings, foster carers, birth families and significant others, to support, stable, positive and sustainable permanent placement options. They are responsible for delivering therapeutic case management that ensures all domains of a child or young person’s life are addressed and supported and birth families are supported to improve their overall well being and functioning. Where possible, permanency goals are focused towards family preservation and/or restoration, however where this is not possible, permanency goals look to support adoption, guardianship or long term foster care.
This position involves working as part of a staff team and direct contact with clients. The position involves complex case management, practical support to children, young people, carers and families and detailed reporting requirements. Supports to clients are provided both within home, office and community based settings and will, when necessary, requires work outside of core business hours to ensure we meet the immediate needs of our children, young people and families.
Qualifications, certifications and experience
- Diploma or Degree in Community Services, Social Work or related discipline
- Experience with therapeutic case management to support children/young people, families and carers will be highly regarded
- NSW Working with Children Check
- Unrestricted Driver's Licence
- Willingness to undertake and apply training in FFT
How to apply
Please apply via our employment page (copy and paste the link below into your browser) by submitting your current CV and a one page expression of interest in a single document by COB Friday 7 May 2021. If you have any questions about this opportunity please contact Bradley Addison on 02 4827 1645 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Marymead is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
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