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Home Based Care - Case Manager


Employer: MacKillop Family Services
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Indigenous, Social Work, Youth
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 12 February, 2019.
Applications close: 22 February, 2019. (Expired)

About the role

As the Foster Care/Home Based Care (HBC) Case Manager, you will be instrumental in the provision of high quality case management and support services to children and young people living with MacKillop Foster Carers. Reporting to the Eastern HBC Case Management Coordinator, this position will effectively contribute to team planning while working collaboratively with our foster carers, case managers, as well as other staff and volunteers.

The position will primarily be based in our Forest Hill office.

Key responsibilities

  • Case management within a therapeutic and trauma informed model of care
  • Supervision of caregivers
  • Caregiver assessment/reviews
  • Contribute to overall service development
  • Commitment to best practice in Occupational Health and Safety

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications;
  • Sound professional knowledge and theory base;
  • Experience in child welfare practice would be highly desirable;
  • Professional casework skills including knowledge of Looking After Children (LAC) Care Plan and CRISSP/CRIS;
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team setting.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a motivated team where you can build upon your current experience while working within a specialist environment.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.