Case Manager - Reconnect - Shepparton
Employer: Berry Street Victoria
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Education & Training, Social Work, Youth, HR & Employment Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional VIC
Job posted on: 09 January, 2017.
Applications close: 22 January, 2017.
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 Reconnect Program supports young people aged 15-24 in the Goulbourn area who are early school leavers or those who have had difficulty entering vocational training after school on their journey to employment. Reconnect provides intensive support to improve the training and work-readiness of young people and help them into work (including apprenticeships and traineeships) or education. This program is focused on building a young person’s skills, confidence and readiness to enter into vocational training in preparation for employment.
To be the successful applicant, you will have proven direct case management experience, use a strengths based approach and undertake a trauma informed comprehensive assessment that focuses on the abilities and aspirations of the young people. You will engage with vocational education and training providers as well as local services in the community to assist the young people to address barriers. You will have a tertiary qualification in Vocational Education, Youth Work, Employment Services, Case Management or related field.