About the role
- Join a friendly and supportive team
- Work alongside other professionals in playing a hands on role supporting young people
- innovative, dynamic and exciting program
- Part-time opportunity 4 days a week (2 days fixed term, 2 days parental leave replacement)
We are seeking an experienced case manager who has expertise working with Youth, CALD communities and families. This is a part-time, 4 days per week (30.4hrs), position until 31 December 2020 (with the possibility of extension).
The primary goal of the position is to provide active case management support for young people 12-17years, who have disconnected from mainstream school, and their families in the Western Melbourne Area and assist their return to education.
This position is expected to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team, comprising of five case managers, an intake and assessment worker & the team leader.
To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:
- A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or related behavioural sciences at degree level with substantial experience; or associate diploma level with substantial experience in the relevant service stream, or less formal qualifications with specialised skills sufficient to perform at this level.
- Ability and experience in case management of young people, families and/or significant others in relation to school re-engagement. Knowledge of school environments and educational policy. Experience working with CALD young people and families is required.
- Ability to achieve positive outcomes by using a range of strategies in working with young people presenting with challenges such as: family issues, mental health, trauma, financial stress, AOD, intellectual disabilities.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with government and non-government organisations, community groups and clients’ families/networks.
- Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, and to contribute to program development, implementation and evaluation.
Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.
About the organisation
At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.
How to apply for this role
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