Senior Case Manager - Residential Care

Job No: Berry2016
Location: Eaglemont, VIC

  • Home Based Care Team
  • Eaglemont location
  • Full time fixed term for 12 months
  • 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.

The Northern Home Based Care program provides Complex, Intensive and General Home Based Care for children and young people who are unable to live with their own families. We are looking for a passionate and engaging Senior Case Manager to provide a family sensitive and child focussed casework service to the children and adolescents who reside in Berry Street’s Residential Care program. These young people present with highly complex needs arising from significant past trauma, including: mental health, physical health issues; Intellectual and physical disabilities behavioural issues; complex connection to natural family and family violence.

To be successful for this role you will be a great team player with a knack for building strong stakeholder relationships. You will have previous case management experience ideally working with children and young people on Statutory Protective and Youth Justice Orders. You will have a passion for therapeutic care and a solid understanding of trauma and attachment theories. A Social Work, Welfare or related discipline qualification is required.

Queries to Tiffany Apaitia-Vague (acting Senior Manager, Out of Home Care) on (03) 9450 4700

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm on Sunday 27h August 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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