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Residential Case Manager

Churches of Christ in Queensland - Sippy Downs, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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Churches of Christ in Queensland, Children, Youth and Families, Sippy Downs

Permanent, full-time opportunity

About the role

We are seeking a Residential Case Manager to join our Sippy Downs team. Reporting to the Team Leader, you will enjoy being an advocate for young people and supporting them by providing opportunities to voice their views and wishes and then sharing these with the wider care team.

There are sometimes challenging days, when our young people are hurting and their pain is reflected in their behaviours, and this can be confronting and challenging to watch. However, you also get to watch the young people grow, mature and achieve their set goals and you can take pride in knowing you were a part of that growth.

About you

You are passionate about the welfare of children and achieving the best outcomes for them.

You are a charismatic leader who can mentor your team members to overcome hurdles and achieve shared goals.

With great communication skills, you are capable of liaising comfortably with a range of internal and external stakeholders. You have a comprehensive knowledge of legislative and service requirements and promote a culture of compliance.

To be suitable for this position, your qualifications for the role will consist of:

  • A recognised qualification (Bachelor's degree or higher) in Social/Behavioural Sciences or related discipline;
  • Solid experience in leading a multidisciplinary team in a child protection context;
  • Applied knowledge and understanding of child protection and out-of-home care frameworks;
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of care services to children and young people in statutory care;
  • Practical knowledge of financial management systems and budgeting;
  • Current drivers license (at least P2/Green Provisional);
  • National Police Check or ability to obtain;
  • Current Blue Card (working with children) or ability to obtain;
  • Licensed Care Services (LCS) or ability to acquire.

Importantly, you will be someone who closely aligns with our organisational values of: Unconditional Love, Continual Innovation, Mutual Trust and Wise Stewardship.

Who we are

We offer over 200 services in more than 100 communities, positively impacting around 45,000 lives each year. Our care services range from children, youth and family services, early intervention and protection, affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Australia’s largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations.

We provide a range of services to children, youth and families ranging from foster and kinship care to residential and supported independent living services. We provide support for more than 2,800 children, young people and families each year. Over 800 dedicated foster and kinship carers help us provide a vital safety net for these young people.

Imagine working for us

Our values encourage us to be accepting of differences and embrace all. Our size and variety offers you real choice and opportunities to grow your career. You’ll also find we offer a family friendly work culture.

Remuneration packages come complete with salary-packaging benefits that can increase your take-home pay along with a generous five weeks of annual leave and the ability to purchase more (for eligible employees). To ensure your career can grow, we are constantly exploring innovative training and development programs. Most importantly, you will help us to positively impact the lives of thousands of vulnerable Australians. Just imagine that.

To apply

Please apply below with a cover letter and resume or direct on our careers site at www.imagineyourcareer.com.au

For further information, please contact Jordan Elliott on 0438 715 833.

We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

Applications close: Monday 31 May 2021

Sippy Downs, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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