Case Manager - Home Based Care

Job No: Berry1964
Location: Clayton, VIC

  • South Eastern Region
  • 2 x Full Time Positions (one fixed term until 18 May 2019)
  • Generous Salary Packaging Benefits

Join Victoria’s largest independent child welfare organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. We believe everyone should have a good childhood, growing up in families and communities where they feel safe, nurtured and have hope for the future.

This is an exciting time to join the Home Based Care (HBC) program through a period of expansion and evolution as we aim to deliver quality services to our carers and clients. We are seeking a skilled and committed Case Manager to be a part of our welcoming team based in Clayton.

The HBC program provides out of home care for some of Victoria’s most vulnerable children and young people who are unable to live with their own families. In this role you will work with children, young people and their foster carers to establish and maintain home based care placements and will also liaise with other key stakeholders relevant to the young person’s life.

This role requires strong case management skills, a demonstrated understanding of working with statutory services, effective report writing and oral presentation skills as well as the capacity to manage competing demands. The role requires robust advocacy skills, knowledge and practice in working with a trauma informed framework with children, families and systems to achieve best outcomes for the child.

You must have a Bachelor of Social Work (or equivalent) and knowledge of current approaches for working with highly vulnerable children, young people and their families, including strengths based approaches.

Queries to Mary Sophou, Senior Manager - Home Based Care on (03) 92391400

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm Monday 31st July 2017

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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.

 

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