• Full Time
  • Whyalla

Aboriginal Family Support Services Ltd

  • Salary Range $88,782 – $92,793

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Your new employer 

Aboriginal Family Support Services is a lead, Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation that has been providing services to Aboriginal families and communities across South Australia for over 40 years.

Your new role

Based in Whyalla, supporting families living in Whyalla, AFSS Stronger Families Program offers a Reunification Service and an Intensive Family Service (IFS) – each working alongside families to support children to return to, or remain safely in, the care of their families.  The Program involves intensive home based case work, working in a strengths based way with families who are facing a range of challenges that place them at risk of entering the Child Protection system, or with families to resolves these challenges, so children may return to their care.

The Case Manager is responsible for the day to day program delivery in the region. This includes the supervision of a small team, providing case direction and supervision to the Case Worker(s).  At times the Case Manager will also carry a small caseload.

Who we are looking for

You will understand the issues facing Aboriginal families that can make raising children a major challenge. You will be passionate about working alongside families to make positive change and to create strong, safe and connected families. You will have strong relationship building and communication skills, experience in case management or family support and as a leader of small teams.

You will have knowledge and understanding of supervision practice and be able to lead a small team.

To be successful you will need:

  • Extensive prior experience in family support and complex case management
  • A South Australian Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • A Safe Environments for Children and Young People – Through their eyes Certificate
  • A current South Australian Drivers Licence
  • Eligibility to work in Australia
  • Confirmation of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Don’t have a WWCC? You can apply on-line at www.screening.sa.gov.au

Ideally you will also have:

  • Qualifications in Social Work, Social Sciences or Community Services, or similar

Working in a not for profit agency you can salary sacrifice to increase your take home pay.

If this sounds like you view the J&P in the AFSS Employment section www.afss.com.au

Then tell us in a 2 page cover letter (that reflects the Key Result Area’s found in the J&P) why you’re a good fit for this job and send this with your resume to recruitment@afss.com.au

For more information please call Kate Wright on 0409 999 623 (Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm)

Applications close 9am Friday 7 October 2022

We look forward to receiving your application, however if you do not provide a 2 page cover letter addressing your skills and experience against the Job and Person Specification we are unlikely to consider your application.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.