Case Worker

Job No: Berry2804
Location: Eaglemont

 

  • Are you a savvy case worker looking to improve the lives of our young people?
  • Do you have a tertiary qualification in Youth/Social Work or other relevant field?
  • Do you have a broad understanding of issues relating to children, young people and their families?
  • Do you have previous experience in providing support to families who have challenging support needs?
  • Are you a people person able to maintain and foster relationships with referral partners?
  • Are you able to juggle multiple tasks while maintaining a smile on your face?
  • Are you looking for a part time position with great pay plus salary packaging benefits?
  • Are you able to work independently and work well within a team environment?
  • This role is based at our Eaglemont however you will be hands on engaging with the community and our young people.

 

If this sounds like you, keep reading!

 

ABOUT US

  • Berry Street is Victoria’s largest independent child welfare organisation 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.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Part time – 0.7 EFT/7 days a fortnight until October 2019
  • You will be responsible for assisting families to strengthen their parenting capacity to build their child safety, stability and development.
  • This role will hold a caseload, providing case management intervention to provide preventative and secondary level support and intervention.
  • Working from a strengths based and family centred approach you will establish goals to provide a holistic service.
  • There will also be a requirement to participate in assessment of families referred to the service
  • To find our more, click here to download the Position Description

 

ABOUT YOU

  • You will have a commitment and passion for working with children, youth and families.
  • You will have a broad understanding of the issues facing those most vulnerable within our community
  • You have a tertiary qualification in Youth/Social Work or associated human services field (essential).

 

REMUNERATION

  • The base salary for this position is SCHCADS Level 5, Pay Point 1 which is currently $72,296.41 gross per annum under the Berry Street Victoria 2014-2017 Agreement.
  • The value of the salary can be increased through salary packaging.

 

WHAT BERRY STREET CAN OFFER YOU

  • A thorough induction program
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • A great friendly environment
  • Employee assistance program
  • Annual Employee Opinion Survey participation
  • Focus on positive work/life balance
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • An organisation that cares about you

 

QUESTIONS?

  • Please contact Jess Collard or Lauren Hansen – Team Leader on 03 9450 4700 if you have any questions regarding this position.

 

READY TO APPLY?

  • To apply, simply send through your resume with a one-page cover letter telling us why you are the ideal for this role
  • Applications will close 11pm on Tuesday, 23 October 2018

 

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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