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Case Manager - Targeted Care Packages

Berry Street Victoria
  • Job no: GQ7C6

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 2026: Together we will courageously change lives and reimagine service systems.

  • Eaglemont Office, Wurundjeri Country
  • Full time, 12 Month opportunities
  • Base Salary of $93K + Superannuation + Salary Packaging

The Opportunity

Targeted Care Packages (TCP) enables children and young people in the Child Protection system to transition into care arrangements where their needs will be better met. Alternative placements could include with parents, family or friends, a foster carer, independent or semi-independent living or other forms of care.

The aim of Targeted Care Packages is first and foremost to achieve better outcomes for children and young people in out-of-home care. To that end, the best interests of children and young people will guide all decision-making when considering care and support options to ensure a tailored response.

At the heart of the framework is the young person, with specialist therapeutic intervention & support services wrapped around the young person to enable them to experience a sense of belonging, support to achieve and thrive with hope for their future.

Key Responsibilities

The primary objectives of the role includes the following:

  • To assess children and young people and develop, implement and review individual case plans which specify objectives of interventions, anticipated timelines, and tasks and responsibilities necessary for their achievement.
  • Liaise with relevant services and advocate on behalf of children & young people to ensure access to resources where necessary.

Please note that specific goals and objectives will be tailored to specific clients, according to their individual TCP.

About You

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Community Services or related discipline (or you are currently studying).
  • Experienced with working with young people with the ability to achieve positive outcomes for young people through a strengths-based, outcomes-focussed case management approach.
  • Have sound knowledge of the nature of protective issues, homelessness, trauma and attachment, disability and the implications for their chronological, emotional and behavioural development.
  • Strong communicator with the capacity to advocate, engage and negotiate with relevant stakeholders including family and government and community sector representatives where appropriate.

Are You Across Our Berry Street Benefits?

  • Above award salaries & allowances
  • $15,800.00 pa (pro rata) Salary Packaging + Additional Salary Packaging for meals/accommodation
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • 10 weeks paid parental leave + other generous leave conditions!
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program, with access for staff's immediate family

How to Apply

Applications including resume and cover letter addressing your suitability for the position to be submitted via the "Apply Now" button.

Queries to Elisabeth Bastow, Senior Manager on 0427 765 390.

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 as LGBTIQA+. 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 and Torres Strait Islander people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

A position description is attached.

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