- Eaglemont location
- Part time (0.8EFT), fixed term position until 30 June 2020
- Salary package full time equivalent to $93,000pa (inclusive of 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.
The Northern Family Services program provides an outreach case management and support service to vulnerable children and families predominantly in the municipalities of Banyule, Nillumbik, Yarra, Darebin and Whittlesea.
The Case Manager position is across both the Integrated Family Services (IFS) and Adolescent Support Program (ASP) teams and would hold one to two ASP cases together with an IFS caseload.
The primary objectives and responsibilities of the role are to:
- Hold a caseload and provide case management intervention to children, young people and their families to provide preventative and secondary level support and intervention.
- Assist families to strengthen their parenting capacity to build their child’s safety, stability and development.
- Advocate and support families to access services and resources.
- Establish clear goals with families using a family centred, strength based approach.
- Providing a responsive and flexible service that addresses the needs of young people who are in crisis and assessed as requiring ongoing support.
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You will be a tertiary qualified professional in Social Work, Youth Work or other related discipline with the ability to actively engage and connect with families, young people and children in the delivery of family services programs, including those that may be unwilling to receive services.
A knowledge of current approaches for working with highly vulnerable children, young people and their families is a requirement for this role, as well as an understanding of child and adolescent development, factors that may impact on a child’s development and frameworks to engage children, young people and their families.
- Additional salary packaging available for meals/accommodation.
- Flexible work arrangements and generous leave conditions.
- Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including access for staff members’ immediate family.
How to Apply
Applications including resume and cover letter addressing your suitability for the position to be submitted as soon as possible as applications will be assessed as they are received, and the role will close on 11pm on Wednesday, 04 September 2019. Queries to Jess Collard, Team Leader – Integrated Family Services and Adolescent Support Programs on 9450 4700.
Please Note; the successful applicant will be subject to comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check and National Police Check.
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.
Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.