Tumbelin Case Manager Baptist Care SA


About us:

Baptist Care SA works collaboratively with South Australians
from all walks of life. We provide Camping and Adventure Programs, Disability
Services, Homelessness Services, Out of Home Care and Youth, Family and
Community Programs. We are committed to finding a way forward for everyone we
serve and supporting them to achieve their life goals. We find ways to make
people’s lives better.

About the role – Full-time max term contract until 30
June 2024  

Tumbelin is an adventure-based experiential-learning
program for young people aged 13 to 18 which aims to reduce harms associated
with comorbid substance use (alcohol and other drugs) and mental health issues.
Using an outreach framework, we support prevention and early intervention
activities and promote evidence-based information about drug and alcohol use
through education. As the case manager you will be working with groups up to 10
young people to conduct adventure therapy-based day programs, overnight and
multi-day camps, as well as 1:1 support to participants and their family/significant


Key responsibilities will include, but will not be
limited to:

  • Deliver Tumbelin in accordance with the Country
    SA Primary Health Network (PNH) Contract, Project Plan and ensure all
    deliverables, including client outcomes, targets, reports, and other outputs
    meet the Contract and Plan standards and milestones.
  • Contribute to the
    design, documentation, implementation, administration and ongoing development
    of an explicit practice framework which describes the Tumbelin Case Management
    Model, including work directives.
  • Facilitate
    adventure therapy sessions and actively participate in adventure based
    experiential learning activities, including bushwalking, rock climbing,
    kayaking caving, mountain biking etc.
  • Undertake intake,
    assessment, and case management with clients.

About you:

take pride in your ability to create connections with those around you. You are
energetic, dynamic and thrive in an autonomous environment where every day is
different. You are someone who has a deep understanding of the complex needs
and behaviours that our clients have, including the comorbid nature of AOD
addiction, mental health and trauma. Being the epitome of “outdoorsy”, you will
thrive supporting young people to create positive, healthy relationships with
themselves and others.  

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You will also have the following skills and experience:

  • Relevant degree qualification and/or a diploma
    with demonstrated experience (minimum 3 years) in social work, psychology,
    education, counselling, youth work or a related field.
  • Minimum Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drug
    Counselling (or willingness to work towards this or an equivalent
  • Industry-recognised certificates and/or
    qualification in outdoor disciplines (e.g., bushwalking, kayaking,
    rock-climbing, mountain biking) including overnight endorsement is highly

Specific Requirements:

Baptist Care SA is committed to the safety and protection of
all children and vulnerable people and as such applicants will be considered in
accordance with our safety practices and suitability.

You will be required to have, or be willing to obtain: 

  • A current and valid DHS: Child-Related
    Employment Screening/ WWCC
  • A current and valid National Police Clearance
  • Evidence of COVID-19 vaccinations including any
    booster requirements
  • Training – Child Safe Environments
  • Training – Apply First Aid (min HLTAID003)
  • Training – SMART Trauma Informed Care
    (Australian Childhood Foundation)
  • Training – Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Ability and willingness to travel within South
    Australia as required.
  • Ability to work outside of normal office hours
    will be required.
  • A valid full South Australian drivers’ license
    (C Class)

Why work with us?

Baptist Care SA offers a flexible and supportive environment
where you are encouraged to be the best version of yourself.

You’ll also receive:

  • A competitive salary on the SCHADS Award (Level 4,
    starting from $82,038pa) + super
  • Salary packaging in addition to increase your
    take home pay 
  • A corporate health plan with BUPA offering
    discounted health insurance 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Support for Aboriginal & Torres Strait
    Islander employees cultural and community obligations, including NAIDOC Leave
    and up to five days Paid Cultural Leave

We do not accept applications via email, however, for more
information, please see our website, or reach out to Dayle Skein at [email protected]
for a confidential discussion.

Please note, screening and
interviews may take place prior to the closing date – applications may also
close before this date.