Case Manager – Kinship Care Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full Time | Maximum term until 31 August 2023.
  • Based in Dandenong

About the opportunity

The Kinship Care Program delivers quality case management support to vulnerable children and young people aged 0-18 years who are in the care of a relative or a member of their social network, while they are unable to live with their parents. The program supports both statutory Child Protection clients and voluntary clients without any Child Protection intervention.

As a Case Manager, work closely with families to support the development and implementation of case plans that aim to achieve desired outcomes in the context of the child or young person’s ongoing safety, stability and developmental needs.

Click here to view position description:  PD – Case Manager Kinship Care, CYF South.pdf

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a Diploma qualification in community welfare work or a related field. Degree qualifications in social work, psychology or a related discipline will be highly regarded.

You will also have:

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering consumer centric case management support
  • An understanding of regulations and legislation relevant to the child, youth and family welfare sector
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders including carers, Child Protection staff and other community stakeholders
  • Proven ability to 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, apply today by submitting the below.

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

Applications close on Wednesday 26 July 2023.

Get in touch

For more information or question regarding the role, please contact:

Grace Scaglione – Manager, Kinship, Adoption & Permanent Care

T: 0422 272 755

About Uniting

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

Visit us: https://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. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce 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.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

Job Salary

Full time