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Advanced Case Manager - Lake Wendouree

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Provide out-of-home care services to young people in the program + support carer households
  • Increase your take home pay with up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits.
  • Full-time, permanent position, based in Lake Wendouree 

About the opportunity

As an Advanced Case Manager, you will provide Case Management service provision to children and young people entering the program. This includes supporting and supervising Carer Households, working collaboratively with a variety of key stakeholders, managing referrals, and identifying suitable Out-of-Home Care accommodation.

Additionally, you will handle referrals of young people from Child Protection and ensure the establishment of safe and secure foster care placements.

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What’s on offer

In addition to base salary plus superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and access to the full $15,900 salary packaging benefits.

Paid Parental Leave for up to 10 weeks. 

10% discount on Kindergarten and Childcare at Uniting Early Learning Services.

About you

You are looking to join an organisation that truly supports vulnerable Victorians and Tasmanians to improve their lives.

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree of Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences or related discipline with appropriate practical experience and demonstrated competence to perform the responsibilities listed (essential).
  • Certificates in Shared Lives Victoria and Step by Step Assessment Tool (desirable).
  • Current valid Victorian Driver’s Licence.
  • Demonstrated experience in direct service case management.
  • Experience with use of client data entry programs such as CRIS/CRISSP (preferred)
  • Experience and demonstrated ability of working with children, youth and families who have experienced past trauma and abuse.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of trauma informed and culturally competent practice, including knowledge and application of therapeutic parenting practices.

How to apply

Click APPLY NOW to submit your interest and we’ll be in touch shortly. We’ll be reviewing applications as they come through as we’re keen to engage with someone.

Please note, interviews may commence prior to application’s closing.

If you’ve questions about the opportunity, please contact Rhyannon Grant, Team Leader – Foster Care Western at [email protected] using the subject line: Advanced Case Manager - Lake Wendouree  enquiry via EthicalJobs (During business hours).

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We have a 5,000 strong workforce of employees and volunteers who deliver a diverse range of services across Victoria and Tasmania.

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org 

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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