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Identified Case Manager | Family Preservation

Job description

The Aboriginal Case Manager provides specialist case work and therapeutic intervention for children and young people and their families using contemporary practices, in any or all of the following areas:

  • Preservation and restoration
  • Maintain regular, effective and meaningful contact with children, young people and their families
  • Ensure that family action plans are regularly reviewed and facilitate the attendance of all key stakeholders at relevant meetings including family group conferences and reviews

The Case Manager is responsible for providing high quality and effective services for children and young people and their families in family preservation space You will be required to:

  • Develop case plans for young people and their families in collaboration with stakeholders and provide ongoing therapeutic intervention and case management
  • Engage with young people and families and undertake assessments to identify their support needs
  • Assist in the preservation of families to support families at risk of entering the care system
  • Adhere to mandated reporting obligations and legislative requirements
  • Maintain records for reporting and sharing of information
  • Provide mediation to families experiencing conflict
  • Network with other relevant agencies/stakeholders as required
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and legislative requirements relevant to the role
  • Undertake the duties of the role ensuring a person-centred approach and the culture and context of each child/young person, their family and/or community is respected


  • This is an identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. All applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent. Aboriginality is a genuine qualification authorised under Section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination ACT 1977
  • Strong experience working with and providing quality assessment and case management services to at risk families or children/young people in out-of- home care
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of contemporary case management practice
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution and mediation skills and excellent interpersonal and team work skills
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Sound computer literacy skills
  • Current Working with Children Check Clearance
  • Current and valid Driver’s Licence
  • Willingness to undergo a National Police Check

If you are interested in this role and meet the requirements above, please email a copy of your resume to [email protected] or alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role, please call 0295495723

Southwestern Sydney, New South Wales
Community Services

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