- Leading Community Services Organisation
- Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
- Shepparton location
- Full time, ongoing position
About the opportunity
The Diversity Case Manager provides one-on-one support to people aged 10 to 25 years old in rural and regional areas surrounding and including Greater Shepparton.
A position description can be viewed here.
- A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Welfare, Education or Behavioural Sciences or the equivalent is highly desirable.
- Demonstrated experience and interest in issues facing young LGBTIQ+ people and their families with the ability to support, resource and communicate effectively with them.
- Skills and experience in providing a range of services to youth and / or families.
- Demonstrated capacity to work with other key agencies to support disengaged young people who require a range of services such as drug and alcohol support and housing support.
- Demonstrated experience working with a range of disadvantaged groups.
- Well-developed administration and organisational skills, including strong literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint etc.
- Knowledge within the service area of potential barriers to young people engaging in education, training or full-time employment, and the individuals and groups experiencing such difficulties.
- Proven experience in developing and maintaining good teamwork to foster a positive working environment.
- Demonstrated capacity to provide effective case management services, particularly to young people.
- Well-developed report writing and administrative skills.
- Knowledge of counselling and case work practice issues would be an advantage.
Get in touch
If you have queries regarding this position, please get in contact with Grace Hearn (Team Leader Youth Services) 0407 492 746.
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
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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 Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) 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.