Case Manager Home Based Care

Job No: Berry2844
Location: Morwell, VIC

  • Exciting opportunity within the Home Based Care team
  • Full time, fixed term position until 30 June 2019
  • Morwell location

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.

About the role:

Berry Street (Gippsland) provides Home Based Care (HBC) services in the Gippsland Region of the Department of Health and Human Services.

The program provides Complex, Intensive and General HBC for children and young people who are unable to live with their own families. Most children and young people are placed in out of home care following child protection intervention. A small number are in care on a voluntary basis. Voluntary and statutory placements can be of a short or long term nature.

The Case Manager will provide complex home based case management services to children and young people and their families. The role will include the development of appropriate home based care placements that meet the needs of children and young people in the program.

About you:

To be the successful candidate you must have a demonstrated ability to case manage complex needs and issues of clients, families and a strong understanding of the issues for children coming into care and their families and of the statutory Child Protection system. You will have a tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work or a related discipline.

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

For further information about this position, please refer to the position description.

 

Queries to Antony Giannini, Senior Manager Home Based Care on (03) 5134 5971

Applications including resume, cover letter and statement addressing the key selection criteria to be submitted by 11pm Wednesday, 21 November 2018

To download the Position Description, please click here

To download the Key Selection Criteria template, please click here

 

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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