Child and Family Case Manager UnitingCare Community

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking to appoint a Child and Family Case Manager to work as a part of our UnitingCare Family Mental Health Support Service (Minds Alive) based in the Sunshine Coast on part time maximum term contract to 30 September 2022 (60.8 hours per fortnight). 

This position provides both intensive long-term outreach support and/or short term assistance for children and their families where the child is affected by or at risk of a mental illness. You will also provide educational workshops and seminars for different key groups, including client groups, to promote better outcomes for children or young people that present with a mental illness and their families. 

What you’ll need

  • Hold a degree in Psychology, Social Work, Behavioural Science or Human Services from a recognised tertiary institution
  • Demonstrated experience working with children, young people and their families using a child centered and family focused approach.   
  • Sound knowledge and demonstrated ability to use therapeutic processes and practices in relation to children and young people affected by or at risk of a mental illness 
  • An ability to participate in flexible work hours. 
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Suitability Card for Child related employment (Blue Card)

Supporting you to support others

Family and Disability Services is a respected industry leader and one of Queensland’s largest community service providers, with a wide range of  services that provide support to vulnerable individuals, families and communities in metropolitan, regional and remote locations across the State. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you:   

  • Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
  • Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
  • Ongoing learning & development

Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at Uniting Care Queensland, all staff are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and Uniting Care’s vaccination policy requirements, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations. The successful applicant must be able to meet Uniting Care’s mandate of receiving all recommended doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines (including boosters) approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the provision of Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment.

 Ready to work together? 

Our application process takes less than 15 minutes – Click the ‘APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter.

Our team are available to answer any questions you may have. We’ll do our best to get back to you 2 weeks from the closing date.

Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their gender, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. 

We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. 

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

UnitingCare Community

Employment Type

Contract/Temp

Job Salary

$84k (pro-rata) +10% super + NFP salary packaging

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