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Manager Permanency Support Program

Organisation : Anglicare

Location : Sydney (Albury)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Advocacy, Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Children, Community Development, Community Support Services, Families, Mental Health, Women, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 22 May, 2021

About the role

  • Make life better for kids with an iconic organisation that celebrates your successes
  • Embrace our continuous focus on learning, development and upskilling plus plenty of support
  • Enjoy salary packaging options and generous leave in addition to your competitive take-home pay

You are kind. Passionate. Empathetic. But you’re also pragmatic: you have the ability to see that crucial bigger picture. You’re meticulously organised and your high-level communication skills see you negotiating difficult situations with poise, clarity and respect. And you are looking for that next challenge where you can bring your passion and expertise to the front lines!

Welcome to Anglicare (NSW South, West & ACT). Our core mission is to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty for children, young people and families. We have a particular focus on serving vulnerable communities in the ACT and regional, rural NSW, and this is where you
come in!

We’re seeking to hire an experienced Manager for our Permanency Support Program (out of home care) to take on the responsibility for the leadership of the PSP – Foster Care and Kinship Care teams. You will ensure the delivery of high-quality care and case management for children and young people in statutory care, achieves their permanent placement outcomes. You will have oversight responsibility to build, retain and support quality carer placements to provide for the diverse needs of children and young people in the Albury PSP programs.

This highly varied role will bring the perfect opportunity to develop and finesse your leadership skills, while your unique caseload will ensure that no two days are the same. Supervising, coaching and mentoring the teams under your management, you’ll also play a crucial role in implementing aspects of consumers’ care plans as per your background and qualifications.

What will you need?
Luckily, your diverse career journey has provided you with plenty of experience. Your tertiary qualification in human services paired with the insights you have gained working with Aboriginal young people and their families and communities will serve you well. And, as you take care of others, we in turn will take care of you, in exchange for your hard work, you’ll be well rewarded. Your salary is
negotiable dependent on your qualifications and experience, plus you will receive 9.5% employer superannuation guarantee. Generous salary packaging benefits are available under Anglicare’s
PBI status. Anglicare also offers other benefits including additional  personal leave and paid parental leave.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Anglicare

As the social justice arm of the Anglican Church, Anglicare’s mission is to tackle disadvantage, helping children and families break free from the cycle of poverty.

Our work focuses on helping children, young people and families who are homeless or in crisis. We do this through our Survive and Thrive approach.

We also support parents to make sure their children are school ready, and stay engaged with school and post-school training

How to apply

For all enquiries, please contact Melinda Carlyle on 0491 135 886 (during business hours).
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applicants will be required to undertake the psychometric profiling instrument and must obtain a Working With Children clearance through the Office of the Children's Guardian (NSW) or and undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to an offer of employment.
If you would like to join the Anglicare team, please send your written application addressing the key requirements to: & enter Job Ref: 5463068

Applications close 22 May 2021

Please quote in application: Manager Permanency Support Program via Pro Bono Australia.


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