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Case Manager - Reconnect

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Work type: Fixed Term Part-Time
Location: Western Sydney
Categories: Child, Youth and Family Services

Case Manager – Reconnect

  • Are you passionate about young people, and their families at risk of being homeless?
  • We have a rewarding fixed-term part-time (12 months) opportunity based at Cabramatta. 
  • Make a genuine and lasting difference in the lives of young and vulnerable people and their families.

About the role:

You will be supporting at risk young people and their families to address issues of homelessness and family breakdown. Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the needs/issues of young people at risk of being homeless, disengaged from education and community. Work 4 days a week (days are negotiable).

Key responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Collates and maintains clear up to date organised and accurate records and case notes
  • Keeps informed of theoretical and practice issues that ensure best practice is developed and maintained
  • Establish and maintain links with other agencies, to facilitate the provision of a holistic and quality service and to provide information on issues including referral processes, client needs, local issues, community feedback and approaches or gaps in service delivery.
  • Ensure effective service delivery, this includes utilising a variety of family focused tools such as counselling, mediation and coaching to assist in regards to engaging a young person in family, education and community.
  • Contributes to establishing and maintaining healthy family relationships by the use of dispute and conflict resolution as identified.
  • Develop, present and evaluate group work.

Skills, knowledge and experience needed:

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant tertiary studies, e.g. Social Work or Psychology
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs/issues of people from refugee/migrant, varying socio-economic and diverse CALD backgrounds
  • Counselling skills with appropriate experience, qualifications and membership of the relevant professional body
  • Experience in working with young people, their families and people experiencing disadvantage
  • A current NSW driver's licence and comprehensively insured motor vehicle

This role requires a valid Working With Children Check. Anglicare is committed to being a child-safe, child-friendly organisation.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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