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Case Manager, Kinship Care


Your role:

This is an existing role in an established team. As the Case Manager in Kinship Care your main role will be effective case management for young people residing in Kinship care placements.

The purpose of the position is to improve outcomes for children and young people by delivering services and program outcomes through the support, supervision, and development of clients in the Kinship care program. Linking to community-based services, support of carers, promoting positive relationships, engaging, listening and supporting children and young people 0-18 years in Kinship placements to deal with their issues, building positive relationships and engaging in activities to enhance resilience and self-esteem.

What you will do:

  • Case management for carers and children
  • Assessment and placement plans
  • Support carers around the complexities in relation to family access
  • Supporting children in care
  • Promote positive relationships in family systems
  • Ensure relevant paperwork and administrative work is up to standard for reporting

Who we are looking for:

  • Tertiary Qualification in, Human Services, Social Work, Social Sciences, Psychology or Community Services
  • Experience in a similar role, out of home care, foster care, kinship is highly desired
  • Current driving license (essential)
  • Comprehensive understanding of kinship care and the issues affecting carers and children

OzChild offers:

  • Maximum term contract till 15 November 2021
  • Part time 0.8 which is 30.4 hours per week
  • The opportunity to learn and develop within an experienced team
  • SCHCADS level 5
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900
  • A new office with great facilities and full of light
  • A unique culture promoting diversity, cultural competence and shared values
  • A Collaborative and cohesive working culture

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples' cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a police check and provide a WWCC for VIC.

How to Apply

You can apply for this position today by clicking APPLY NOW below.

You can view the position description below and then submit a resume with a cover letter that outlines your skills and experiences as well as your motivation for applying.

For more information, a confidential discussion about the role or simply to ask a question, contact Paul Ridley, HR Advisor Recruitment on 03 9695 2243 or email pridley@ozchild.org.au using the subject line: Case Manager, Kinship Care enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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