Team Leader - Case Management Services

Job No: Berry3175
Location: Noble Park

  • Noble Park location
  • Full Time – Permanent
  • Full private use of motor vehicle
  • Salary package equivalent to $105, 929.96 (inclusive of base salary, super and salary packaging)

For over 140 years, Berry Street has adapted to a changing world, and we will continue to adapt to achieve our purpose. We believe children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful. Our Vision for 2022: Together we will courageously change lives and reimagine service systems. We look forward to working with children, young people, families, carers, staff and partners to achieve this vision. Together.

About the role:

This position will work with Berry Street’s South Eastern Case Management Service which is funded by the Department of Health & Human Services to provide an intensive level of case management and support to children and young people who are most ‘at risk’ in the community.

About you:

We are looking for a Team Leader who will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in applying a range of assessment, intervention and interactive skills when working with young people displaying difficult to manage behaviours who may be on Protective or Youth Justice Orders. The successful applicant will have experience in advocating for young people and networking with families and social services within the youth work field, especially in the Southern Metropolitan Region. The Team Leader will liaise with DHHS, and other relevant government and non-government agencies at both casework and program development levels.

The successful applicant must have a degree in Social Work, Youth Work or similar, as well as knowledge of the Children, Youth and Families Act (2005), Best Interest principles and procedures and relevant legislation. The Team Leader will have demonstrated leadership skills in particular experience in leading, supervising & managing people to achieve desired outcomes. Experience monitoring program performance, outputs and outcomes is desired. 

What can Berry Street offer you?

  • Full Private use of Motor Vehicle
  • Salary Packaging (up to $15, 900 per annum, plus meals/accommodation)
  • Flexible work arrangements and generous leave conditions
  • Access to the Employee assistance program, including access for staff members’ immediate family

 For further information about this role, please refer to the position description.


Queries to Jodie White Director – South East Region 03 9239 1400

Applications including resume, cover letter and statement addressing the key selection criteria to be submitted by 11pm, Sunday 7th July 2019.

To download the position description, please click here

To download the key selection criteria template, please click here


Berry Street is committed to being a child safe, child friendly and child empowering organisation. In everything we do we seek to protect children. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds; children with a disability; children who identify with a sexual and or gender minority identity. We aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, spirituality or religion.

Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.




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