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Senior Case Manager

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Permanent Part time position (4 days per week)
  • Increase fortnight take-home pay with access to $15,900 salary packaging benefits!
  • Paid parental leave + 10% gap discount for childcare services with Uniting Early Learning

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Case Manager to join our Home Based Care Program. The Senior Case Manager, Home Based Care is responsible for providing support to children and young people aged 0-18 years and their families in a foster care setting. The client group consists of both statutory Child Protection client and voluntary clients.

The Senior Case Manager will provide mentoring, supervision and support to the team in addition to holding complex cases. This position will also be responsible for contributing to program growth through the recruitment of potential carers.

What’s on offer

Join an organisation where we don’t just provide a service. We use our connections, our size, our scale, and our knowledge to push into places where we feel like we should be doing more.

In addition to receiving a salary equivalent to SCHADS Level 5 and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and an ability to increase your take-home pay by accessing up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits.

Paid parental leave is available for eligible employees (up to 10 weeks for primary carers and up to 4 weeks for secondary carers).

Receive 10% discount on the childcare subsidy gap fee when using a Uniting Early Learning service or centre.

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a minimum of a Diploma level qualification in Community Services or equivalent; a tertiary qualification in Social Work or equivalent is preferred.

You will also have:

  • A minimum of two years of demonstrated ability as a practitioner in the child, youth and family welfare field. A role in Home Based Care is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging with families successfully and completing assertive outreach
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and appropriately respond to risk for children aged 0-18 years
  • A commitment to the family-centered approach and the family strengthening and empowerment models of practice
  • An understanding of the ‘Best Interests’ Case Practice Model and Children Youth and Families Act (CYFA) 2005 and 2015 amendments

How to Apply

Click APPLY NOW to submit your interest. We’ll be reviewing applications as they come through and conducting interviews prior to applications closing. Please send your application through as a priority as we’re keen to engage with someone.

If you have any questions about the opportunity, please contact Gillian Harris-Dawson – Manager, Preservation & Reunification on 0468 672 234.

Click here to view the position description.

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: unitingvictas.org.au

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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