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Case Manager – Youth Support Services

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Organisation : Uniting

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 13 Dec, 2021

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

About the role

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Two permanent full time opportunities available
  • Based at Mount Waverley with travel across Melbourne’s eastern suburbs
About the opportunity

The Youth Support Services Program provides case management support to vulnerable young people aged 12-18 years who reside in a Residential Care or Lead Tenant setting. The Youth Support Services team also service the Finding Solutions and Adolescent Support Programs, which support parents and young people through a range of creative and flexible intervention strategies. The programs aim to divert young people away from the statutory system and reduce the need for Child Protection involvement.

As a Case Manager, you will support the development and implementation of case plans, exit plans and leaving care plans tailored to the needs of each individual young person. The role work collaboratively with families, carers, schools and other specialist services to ensure that desired outcomes are achieved. The Case Manager will provide assertive outreach, undertake risk assessments, facilitate family mediation, and contribute to the recruitment and training of volunteer lead tenant mentors.

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 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:

  • An understanding of relevant regulations and legislation including the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering consumer-centric case management support to young people
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other services, agencies and professionals to achieve successful client outcomes
  • Proven 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 (outlining your suitability according to the person specification in the position description)
  • Current resume

Applications close Monday 13 December 2021

Get in touch

Clarissa Allerton – Team Leader, Youth Support Services
T: 0466 927 958 (during business hours)

About Uniting

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 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. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

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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Profession: #Community_Services
Sector: #Aged_Care_and_Seniors, #Children, #Community_Development, #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Disabilities, #Drug_Alcohol_and_Addiction, #Education_and_Employment, #Education_and_Training, #Employment_Services, #Families, #Foundations_Trusts_and_Philanthropy, #Health_–_General, #Homelessness_and_Affordable_Housing, #Humanitarian, #Law_Justice_and_Human_Rights, #Media, #Men, #Mental_Health, #Social_Enterprise, #Women, #Youth_and_Young_People
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