The Social Worker reports directly to the HOTGS Manager and is responsible for managing the successful transition of the children in Home of the Good Shepard to family-based care. ‘Best Practice’ case management to be maintained.
Work is undertaken per the Convention of the Rights of the Child and upholds fundamental principles including – The Best Interests of the Child, Doing no Harm and Children’s Participation. Professional and ethical practice, including confidentiality, is central to the role.
The Social Work Manager focuses on finding the right family and community for each child. The Social Worker Manager also manages key relationships with the government, schools, and GGFAN’s congregations and staff.
Finding the right family and community
Support the children’s education
Networking & Advocacy