Case Worker – Foster & Kinship Care/NDIS Support Coordination

CMC - Group 1 [NDIS] · Runcorn, Queensland
Department CMC - Group 1 [NDIS]
Employment Type Full-Time - 76h 00m per F/N [7.6h day]
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $39.26 per hour

Full-time, permanent position - Runcorn

 

Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a community-based organisation that is committed to strengthening individual, family and community life.  We provide strengths-based, integrated responses to people in our community.

 

The Case Management and Coordination team provides case work support to a range of individuals, families and carers to support aspirations, growth and change within a strengths based approach. This may include support and advocacy through the systems which significantly impact on individual and family lives, such as; child protection; income support; housing; mental health and healthcare; disability; education and legal, parenting and early years.

 

This position involves both centre-based and outreach functions involving coordinated work with a range of agency, community and staff resources. Kyabra works in an integrated model allowing case workers to apply their skills and knowledge to a range of community needs.

 

This case worker position will work across the areas of foster and kinship care and NDIS support coordination. Our foster and kinship care service provides a high standard of case management to both general and kinship carers and the children in their care. Our NDIS supports coordination services adopts a person centred approach to assisting individuals and their nominees to navigate the NDIS and implement a range of supports and services that facilitates the achievement of individualised plan goals. We do this through the use of various strengths-based tools and resources.

 

We offer a family friendly work environment, including flexible work hours and working from home arrangements. We also offer salary packaging to all part-time and full-time employees.

 

Professional development and a strong practice framework is highly valued by Kyabra and supported by regular supervision as well as internal and external training opportunities. 

 

All applicants with an interest in working from client-centred, strength-based frameworks, who can demonstrate a commitment to the principles of social justice are strongly encouraged to apply.  This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in a progressive organisation that pursues best practice within a social justice framework.


  • A Bachelor Degree in Social Work/Human Services or similar is an essential requirement for this role.
  • All staff at Kyabra must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

 

Applications close 9:00am, Friday 12th August.

 

Your application must include a covering letter, your CV and answers to the selection criteria questions within the link.

 

  • Only applications that address the selection criteria will be considered for short-listing.

 

Kyabra is an inclusive workplace and an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage people to apply regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage, ability or disability, or past behaviour.

 

It is organisational policy that all employees are required to carry a positive notice blue card and consent to any personal or criminal history checks.

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  • Location
    Runcorn, Queensland
  • Department
    CMC - Group 1 [NDIS]
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time - 76h 00m per F/N [7.6h day]
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    $39.26 per hour