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Therapeutic Case Manager - Transitional Homes - Young Parent and Babies Program

Lighthouse Foundation


  • You have a passion for supporting young parents and their families to support them to heal from trauma
  • You are open to being challenged and are able to consider different views
  • You are open to learning and working in an attachment and trauma informed practice
  • You are willing to embrace the Lighthouse Model of Care, participate in reflective practice and work as a team
  • You have the ability to stay calm in emotionally demanding situations
  • You are committed to personal and professional development


At Lighthouse we provide homes and therapeutic care programs to children and young people impacted by long term neglect, abuse and homelessness. Our focus is to create caring communities where children and youth can feel safe, form meaningful relationships and begin to heal from traumatic experiences. Our Lighthouse Homes, Foster and Family Care and In Community care environments ensure our support reaches the children and youth who need it, where they need it, for as long as they need it.


This role is within the Young Parents and Babies Transitional Home which provides support to enrich the safety, attachment and physical and emotional development for trauma-impacted young parents and their babies/children.

  • Work from a welcoming Lighthouse Transitional home which specialises in supporting young people (under 25) and their babies
  • Provide therapeutic case management to a small case load which works to enrich the safety, attachment and physical and emotional development between trauma-impacted young parent’s and their babies/children.
  • Support young people to plan for their transitions to safe and sustainable independent living and break the cycle of intergenerational trauma
  • Deliver individualised therapeutic interventions that are strengths based and young person centred, with the guidance of the Lighthouse Clinical Team.
  • Develop and maintain multi-disciplinary stakeholder relationships within the community to create good outcomes for young people


  • A culture in which young people and staff are truly valued and community members feel a sense of belonging
  • Regular clinical supervision from our Psychological Wellness Team
  • Regular Group reflective practice sessions
  • Ongoing training and development through the Lighthouse Institute


  • Bachelor Level Qualification in a related discipline (social work, health, psychology, social science, community services)
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check (Employee)
  • Current unrestricted driver's license
  • Valid first aid certificate (or willingness to obtain one)
  • Complete a National Criminal Records check, and participate in a psycho-social screen by Lighthouse
  • Provide consent for a Disqualified Carers Check


We welcome your application and ask that you please review the attached position description, provide your Resume and Cover letter, broadly addressing the key selection criteria highlighted.

To submit your application, click "Apply Now".

Lighthouse celebrates diversity and affirm the right of access, equity, and equality for every young person, staff member and volunteer in the Lighthouse Community. Our organisation is inclusive of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We also practice from a position of cultural safety and awareness, across diverse languages, religions, and cultures. we respect, respond and continue to learn about the unique needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people.

Lighthouse Foundation is a Child Safe Organisation, we are committed to a thoughtful and protective environment that supports our babies, children and young people to feel safe and respected, and to build their capacity to feel deeply cared for and important to other human beings.

Please find attached the position description.

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