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Case Manager - Home Based Care - Morwell

Berry Street Victoria
  • Job no: 9FM4G
  • Morwell location, Gunaikurnai Country
  • Full time, fixed term contract to 08 August 2021
  • Salary package equivalent to $99K pa (inclusive of base salary – $82K, super and salary packaging)

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.

The Opportunity

Berry Street's Home Based Care program provides Complex, Intensive and General Home Based Care for children and young people who are unable to live with their own families and kinship care. 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. Berry Street is currently seeking a full time Case Manager to join the team for 6 months.

The Case Manager role will hold a caseload, providing case management intervention to provide preventative and secondary level support. You will be responsible for assisting families to strengthen their parenting capacity to build their child's safety, stability and development.

Key Responsibilities

The Case Manager role will hold a caseload, providing case management intervention to provide preventative and secondary level support. You will be responsible for assisting families to strengthen their parenting capacity to build their child's safety, stability and development.

About You

You will be a quick learner with high energy and commitment to your clients, yet able to work within the parameters of the role. You will need to be able to work flexible hours to provide a responsive service to your clients. Ideally you will have prior experience in case management and engaging with high risk adolescents. 

Experience undertaking contracted case management within DHHS, Child Protection or another similar agency will be looked on favourably.

To be considered for this role you must have a qualification in Social Work, Youth Work or another relevant field.

The Benefits

  • Additional salary packaging available for meals/accommodation.
  • Flexible work arrangements and generous leave conditions.
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including access for staff members’ immediate family.

How to Apply

Applications including resume and cover letter addressing your suitability for the position to be submitted by clicking Apply Now.

Queries to Kellie Kennedy, Team Leader Home Based Care on 03 5120 2500.

Please Note; the successful applicant will be subject to comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check and National Police Check.

Berry Street is committed to being a child safe, child friendly and child empowering organisation. In everything we do we seek to protect children. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds; children with a disability; children who identify with a sexual and or gender minority identity. We aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, spirituality or religion.

Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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