About the role
- Leading community services organisation
- Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
- Full time, maximum term until August 2021 (parental leave contract)
- Based at Mount Waverley with travel across Melbourne’s eastern suburbs
The Case Manager provides high quality case management support to vulnerable children and young people aged 0-18 years who are unable to live with their own families. The Case Manager works closely with families and carers to ensure desired outcomes are achieved in the context of the child or young person’s needs and case plan. The program supports clients across a range of care settings including:
- Home Based Care
- Residential Care
- Lead Tenant
- Adolescent Community Placement
- Adolescent Support Program
To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a Diploma of Community Welfare Work or equivalent qualification. A tertiary degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related discipline would be advantageous. You will also have:
- A sound understanding of relevant regulations and legislation including the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005
- Demonstrated experience in supporting the development and implementation of case plans
- Ability to develop and maintain comprehensive case notes, client files and reports in a timely manner
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
About the organisation
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
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 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.
We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.
How to apply
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Please quote in application: Case Manager - Home Based Care via Pro Bono Australia.