About the Role
As the Out of Home Care Family Social Worker you will support foster carers and their Aboriginal foster children with intensive in-home support. This will involve culturally driven attachment based programs to strengthen foster placements. The out of home care children you will be working with have complex trauma histories, often with exposure to domestic violence, mental illness and substance misuse. Your role will be to work with their foster carers to understand the function of the child’s difficult behaviour, and develop trauma informed individual plans to build attachment, set routines, and engage in positive behaviour management as required.
The Out of Home Care Family Social Worker will form part of the multidisciplinary clinical service supporting children in OOHC and will report to the Senior Psychologist.
We are looking for someone dedicated to working with vulnerable children and their foster carers as part of a multidisciplinary Allied Health team. You will be required to work collaboratively with carers, children and their KARI caseworkers.
• Social worker eligible for membership with the AASW.
• Identify as Aboriginal.
• A minimum of five (5) years full time equivalent work experience in a related field.
• Possession of a current NSW Driver’s License – minimum P2.
• Willingness to undertake a Working with Children Check.
About the Organisation
KARI is one of the largest Aboriginal Out of Home Care (OOHC) agencies in Australia. We pride ourselves on the high quality care and support that is provided to children and young people. A fantastic opportunity exists for a social worker (Aboriginal identified) to join our highly motivated Clinical Team based at our Liverpool office.
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Please quote in application: Out of Home Care Family Social Worker- Aboriginal Identified via Pro Bono Australia.