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Senior Case Manager

Organisation : Uniting

Location : Melbourne (Mount Waverley)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Community Services

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 4 Mar, 2021

About the role

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full time | Initially maximum term until February 2022
  • Based at Mount Waverley with travel across Melbourne’s eastern suburbs

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Case Manager to join our Child, Youth and Family Reunification Program. The program supports clients across a range of care settings including Home Based Care, Residential Care, Lead Tenant, Adolescent Community Placement and the Adolescent Support Program.

The Senior Case Manager will deliver quality case management support to vulnerable children and young people aged 0-18 years who are unable to live with their own families. The role will also undertake foster carer recruitment, training and retention activities. In addition to holding a caseload of complex cases, the Senior Case Manager will be responsible for providing formal supervision and mentoring support to other Case Managers within the team.

View the full position description here

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a tertiary degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related discipline.

You will also have:

  • Sound understanding of relevant regulations and legislation including the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005
  • Extensive case management experience within the child, youth and family welfare sector
  • Previous experience providing formal supervision and mentoring support
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain comprehensive case notes, client files and reports in a timely manner
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close Thursday 4 March 2021

Get in touch

Gillian Harris-Dawson – Manager, Child Youth and Family Preservation
T: 0403 353 516 (during business hours)

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: www.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.

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.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: www.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.

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

Position Description : PD - Senior Case Manager - East
Please click on the apply now button for further details.

Please quote in application: Senior Case Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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