Central Queensland Indigenous Development Ltd C

Foster and Kinship Care - Placement Support Officer (BB-3103D)

Found in: Fidanto AU

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About the businessCentral Queensland Indigenous Development is an Indigenous Community Controlled organisation delivering services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Central Queensland. Our teams work collaboratively with our families, partners and other service providers to ensure high-quality support and positive outcomes. About the roleThe Placement Support Officer's primary role is to support the Team Leader to Provide Foster and Kinship Carers with personalised support and case management and journey with them to ensure the safety and successful placement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in a family home environment. Closing date - Sunday 28 March 2021Enquiries - Kaitlin Moss 07 4920 0000 only shortlisted applicants will be contacted Responsibilities and DutiesConduct assessments for new and ongoing approvals for CarersTake responsibility for a case load of client carers and coordinate the communication and supports identified to meet the goals of carers and child renAdvocate for clients with the Department of Child Safety and other organisationsFollow Assessment and Case Management procedures and standardsBuild respectful and professional relationships with service users, agencies, partners, community, colleagues and clientsMaintain accurate quality record keepingParticipate and contribute to the organisation's compliance obligations under the ISO 9001 2015 Quality Management System and Human Services Quality Standards HSQS At all times work within CQID's Workplace Health Safety Policies and ProceduresOther responsibilities as directed by the Team Leader Special RequirementsStrong local community connection and knowledgeBlue CardDriver's LicenceCurrent Child Safety Personal History Screening Check PLEASE NOTE A SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL NOT BE ABLE TO COMMENCE UNTIL A POSITIVE BLUE CARD AND CHILD SAFETY PERSONAL HISTORY SCREENING CHECK HAVE BEEN RECEIVED -- Benefits and perksLearning and development opportunitiesIndigenous environmentSalary sacrifice and tax benefits Skills and experienceQualifications and experienceQualifications or knowledge related to Child ProtectionExperience at successful service delivery to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peopleExperienced in client engagement and case collaboration Skills and attributesAboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander heritage Note Non-Indigenous applicants will only be considered if no suitable Indigenous candidates are attracted in the first round of applicants Competent in use of Microsoft Office softwarePhysical ability to undertake job responsibilitiesAbility to communicate effectively spoken and writtenSelf-starter, motivated and able to self-manage work tasksStrong connection to and knowledge of local Indigenous CommunityExperience in developing and managing case plans The application form will include these questions Do you have a current Working With Children WWC Check Do you have a current Australian driver #x27 s licence Report this job advert

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