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Case Manager - LGBTQIA+

Anglicare Victoria
  • Support young people who have dis-engaged from school and their families.
  • Full time/38hrs per week until 31 December 2023 with the possibility of extension.
  • A senior level position with a salary starting at around $97,000 plus super.

About the role:

We are currently looking for an experienced youth case manager, with expertise supporting LGBTQIA+ gender questioning youth, to work with our Navigator program - an innovative, research-informed program that assists disengaged learners to re-connect back into education and learning.

You will be working with young people (12 - 17yrs) who have disconnected from school. You will help young people identify their skills, interests and aspirations and alleviate barriers to their participation in education alongside their parents/carers. You will work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team, comprising of a Team Leader, Intake and Assessment Workers, Case Managers, Youth Counsellor, a Groups Facilitator and other relevant services, bringing expertise and valuable understanding of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Who we are looking for:

  1. Have a relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology and/or related behavioural sciences at degree level
  2. Resilience to work with and support clients who have been exposed to trauma
  3. Ability and experience in case management with LGBTQI+ and gender questioning young people, their families and/or significant others and to contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of student Re-engagement plans.
  4. Excellent written and oral communication, negotiation and liaison skills and an ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
  5. Have knowledge of school environments and educational policy.

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current drivers licence, Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.  AV employees are required to either be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 or have a medical exemption. AV will require evidence that you are compliant with these requirements.

About Working with Us:

In joining our team you will enjoy a positive and supportive team environment, access to extensive professional development and training opportunities and, as part of one of the largest community service organisations in Victoria, outstanding opportunities for career growth and development.

At Anglicare Victoria we understand that working in Community Services can at times be challenging; we have a strong focus on supporting the health, wellbeing and resilience of our staff. In working with AV you will have access to a range of free wellbeing activities including Yoga and meditation, discounted health insurance and access for you and your partner to free and confidential professional counselling and support via our professional Employee Assistance Program.

What you need to know:

  • A salary at SCHADS level 6 which equates to around $97,000 plus super
  • Flexible through the increments up to 6.3 (dependent upon experience)
  • Full time- 5 days per week
  • Site based at our office in Werribee with outreach across Western Melbourne
  • Access to discounted health insurance, free Employee Assistance, Salary Packaging and a range of other employment benefits supporting your physical and mental health
  • Anglicare Victoria are leaders in the industry
  • Unrivalled career progression, professional development, training, support and a culture of inclusivity and resilience
  • Recognition as innovators
  • Our Rainbow Tick Accreditation
  • A leadership team that are passionate about achieving the best possible outcomes.

Ready to take the next step:

Click apply below and submit your resume with a cover letter that describes your passion for working with LGBTQIA+ and gender questioning young people and their families and any experience you have in the Education sector.

Detailed Position Description: Position Description - Case Manager - LGBTQIA+ Youth (Navigator - Fulltime Limited Tenure Aug 2022).pdf

For further enquiries regarding this Navigator position contact Sandra Inserra, Team Leader Navigator on 03 9731 2500 or email sandra.inserra@anglicarevic.org.au using the subject line: Case Manager - LGBTQIA+ enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

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