Position: Caseworker

Location: Coffs Harbour

We have a great 3 -4 month opportunity for an experienced Caseworker in Coffs Harbour!

Key Accountabilities

  • Actively participate in appropriate placement of children and young people, according to their needs
  • Facilitate and prepare the placement for children / young people
  • Develop and implement transition plans for children / young people transitioning to a new long term placement
  • Plan annual case review meetings for all children on their caseload
  • Develop individual case plans and cultural plans for each child
  • Conduct regular home visits with the carers and the child/young person to assist them in resolving fears, concerns or issues
  • Conduct safety and risk assessments of children’s placements
  • Facilitate and supervise conduct with children’s birth family
  • Identify any child protection concerns and make mandatory notification if applicable

Essential Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and minimum 2 years
  • Demonstrated casework / case management skills
  • Current employee working with children check
  • Experience in managing challenging situations within a strengths-based approach
  • Demonstrated engagement, interpersonal, negotiation, mediation, consultant and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of child adolescent behaviour and development
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current drivers licence
  • Medium level proficiency in MS Office (particularly MS Word & Excel)

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Job code: 1985

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