- Job posted on: 12th Sep 2019
- Applications close:
For over 140 years, Berry Street has adapted to a changing world, and we will continue to adapt to achieve our purpose. We believe children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful. Our Vision for 2022: Together we will courageously change lives and reimagine service systems. We look forward to working with children, young people, families, carers, staff and partners to achieve this vision. Together.
Navigator is a case management program funded by the Department of Education & Training (DET) which receives referrals from DET and seeks out disengaged learners aged 12 to 17 years old with the aim of returning them to an enrolled school.
The Team Leader – Navigator supervises and supports the case management team and provides specialised support for children and young people not allocated a case manager, within the programs active support strategy. You will work in conjunction with the Senior Manager to plan and implement responses in relation to sector and service developments.
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You will have a relevant tertiary qualification and experience in Psychology, Social Work, Education or associated human service field and an ability to lead a team and provide support, management and supervision to staff. You will have the ability to establish and maintain positive and productive working arrangements with internal and external individuals, organisations and groups and knowledge and/or experience in multi-agency service co-ordination.
An understanding of the challenges faced when working with the complex educational and therapeutic needs of young people struggling with school disengagement is a key requirement of this position.