Case Manager - Child, Youth & Family Services
- Horsham Location
- Full time fixed term until 30 June 2018
- Generous salary packaging benefits + commuter use of Berry Street vehicle
Join Victoria's largest independent child and family services organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. Since 1877, Berry Street has been committed to improving life opportunities for vulnerable children, young people and families. With over 1000 staff, Berry Street is a leader in providing high quality services right across Victoria.
Berry Street’s Case Management Services team provides an intensive level of support to young people who are most ‘at risk’ in the community. The service promotes the physical, emotional, social, spiritual and psychological well being of service users through ongoing case management and support, solution focussed reunification and intensive caregiver support and training.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- Demonstrated experience working within the Out of Home Care sector including case work with high risk adolescents.
- A track record of engaging young people with challenging behaviours.
- A clear understanding of social indicators relating to family trauma, sexual abuse, substance abuse and early exclusion from education.
- The capacity to communicate effectively with the Department of Human Services, Youth Justice and other key services.
- You will have a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Youth Work or other relevant field.
What Berry Street can provide you:
- A genuine culture of staff care with support from a collaborative team of workers
- Ongoing development and training
- Generous salary packaging benefits
Queries to Rebecca Egan (Manager, Case Management Services) on (03) 5330 5000
Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm 30 July 2017
Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.