Case Manager – OOHC

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Case Manager - OOHC

Sydney North Shore & Northern Beaches
Community Services & Development
Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services
$74,000 - $76,000 + Superannuation + NFP Benefits - Full time

SCHADS Industry Award Level 4 + salary packaging

The Company

The Burdekin Association (www.burdekin.org.au) is a community-based not-for-profit organisation. We aim to prevent youth homelessness and family breakdown by providing a range of innovative accommodation, care and support services to young people aged between 9 and 24 and their families on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and Inner West suburbs.

Candidates with previous Case Management experience in OOHC are strongly encouraged to apply. We will be shortlisting and interviewing as we receive applicants.

About this role

You will be reporting to OOHC Manager and working alongside a team of case managers, supportive specialists and Youth Workers to provide person-centered case management to young people who come to our service, to ensure that the young person’s day-to-day needs are met, encourage and support active participation in education & program activities, and facilitate development of the young person’s personal & living skills.

What we offer

  • Flexible working
  • The Burdekin Association is a not-for-profit organisation, so you can salary package up to $15,900 each Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) year for general living expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program – independent confidential counselling service
  • An inclusive culture of dedicated, passionate and professional team members

Essential Criteria:

  • Relevant tertiary degree qualification in social work or social sciences.
  • At least two years case management experience.
  • Ability to work with young people and their families in a respectful and caring manner
  • Work with challenging behaviours
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Available to participate in an on-call roster
  • Able to provide a cleared National Police Check & Working with Children Check (paid work clearance)
  • Current driver’s license and a comprehensively insured vehicle
  • Eligible to work in Australia

Desirable

  • Experience in OOHC programs
  • Experience working with complex and challenging young people and young people at risk of homelessness

The Burdekin Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Applications are encouraged from people with culturally & linguistically diverse and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island indigenous backgrounds. 

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?