- Job posted on: 23rd Mar 2020
- 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.
The Senior Case Manager - Therapeutic Foster Care provides leadership and coordination of the care team for each child placed in therapeutic foster to achieve the best possible care for the child. The role is primarily responsible for the supervision and support of therapeutic carers and provides statutory case management services as required. The Senior Foster care position works collaboratively with Take Two as the therapeutic service provider and other care team members to ensure the development of a therapeutically oriented and culturally appropriate care plan and placement for each child.
As a Senior Case Manager in the program, you will use your understanding of the issues related to child development, including the impact of trauma and abuse, and will utilise this knowledge both to support children in care and to establish and maintain foster care placements.
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To be successful for this role you will be a great team player with a knack for building strong stakeholder relationships. You will have previous case management experience, a well-developed knowledge of the welfare system and a solid understanding of trauma and attachment theories.