We have an exciting opportunity in our Frankston office with our dynamic Foster care team!
For more than 30 years OzChild has been providing foster and kinship care support within Victoria’s Southern Region , supporting 200 foster care households Region and many hundreds of kinship children and families each year.
This role improves outcomes for children and young people across Victoria delivering services and program outcomes through the support, supervision, and development of Carers in the Foster Care program.
The role develops and implements plans to deliver positive planned outcomes for vulnerable children or young people in foster care and works to deliver on the permanency objective to provide safe stable care for clients and represents the clients’ voice and ensure the needs of the child are consistently met.
As a Senior Case Manager, the incumbent draws upon their advanced expertise to provide informal peer support, coaching and mentoring of other team members and leadership in the management of complex situations or stakeholder management and contributes actively to the building of the OzChild profile through networks and conferences and to initiate opportunities to inform improvement in processes and achievement of client and carer outcomes.
The purpose of the position is to improve outcomes for children and young people by delivering services and program outcomes through the support, supervision, and development of clients in the Foster Care program.
Working as part of a large Team OzChild are looking for someone who is passionate and driven to produce better outcomes for foster children and carers, supporting improvement in processes and achievement of client and carer outcomes.
Please visit our website for further information on who we are, our work and our range of programs https://www.ozchild.org.au
· Tertiary Qualification in, Social Work, Social Sciences, Psychology or Community Services
· Problem solving and developing solutions to meet customer needs
· Applying policy and procedure to decision making
· Experience of complex case management and working with children, young people and their families
· Demonstrated success in delivering outcomes in a client focussed program
· Experience in the Foster care system / Case management
(Please view the position description for a full list of desired skills and experience)
Part-time permanent role FTE 0.8
Hours generally 9am-5pm with some afterhours required on occasion
Salary SCHCADS level 6 award $ 102,554.40 (pro-rata to part-time hours) plus super
- Salary packaging up to $15,900 plus $ 2650 meals & entertainment you can claim
Ex-Gratia days included during Easter and Christmas
A unique culture promoting diversity, cultural competence and shared values
A collaborative and cohesive working culture
OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples’ cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.
OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities.
We are reviewing applicants immediately, Please do not delay your application if you are interested.
Successful candidates will be required to undergo a police check and provide a WWCC card for Victoria.
How to apply:
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Please submit a resume with a cover letter that outlines your skills and experiences as well as your motivation for applying.