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Senior Case Manager, Cradle to Kinder - Warrnambool

CatholicCare Victoria

Take the next step in your career with CatholicCare Victoria.

About CatholicCare Victoria

CatholicCare Victoria is a leading and influential provider of charitable and social services in Victoria. The Mission of CatholicCare Victoria is to build communities that recognise and nurture the dignity of each person. Our employees share our Mission for a stronger, more inclusive society through supporting individuals, families and communities in times of need, especially those who are most disadvantaged, vulnerable and/or marginalised.

We deliver excellence in a broad range of child, family and youth services, family relationship services, school counselling and pastoral care services, social housing, employment and advocacy services across various office locations and delivery sites in Victoria.

We draw on the principles of Catholic Social Teaching to inspire and direct our endeavours. We value and respect human dignity, and embrace diversity in an inclusive work environment.

About the Position

The Cradle to Kinder program is a program funded by the Department of Human Services (Victoria). Cradle to Kinder is a whole of family service response in the form of pre-birth support, intensive and longer term interventions and casework support until the child reaches four years of age.

This is a Senior Case Manager role which requires significant previous case management and case work experience in a child and family welfare setting. Practitioners work intensively with families using a variety of intervention techniques which are child centred, family focused and trauma informed.

Specifically, the position is responsible for:

  • Conducting high quality child and family assessments using the Best Interest Case Practice Model and other relevant risk assessment frameworks.
  • Engaging in providing an outreach service, case planning and goal setting with families with a family sensitive and partnership approach.
  • Providing interventions using a range of techniques which are trauma informed, child centred, family focused and encourage long term (4 years) engagement of the family with the service

Working for CatholicCare Victoria

At CatholicCare Victoria we offer:

  • A family friendly working environment.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Salary packaging for eligible staff.

We embrace, value and respect an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated.

We are committed to the safety of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

To be considered for this position, you will require:

  • Mandatory Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related other discipline; Diploma of Community Services PLUS significant experience in working in a child and family welfare role.
  • Significant demonstrated experience in working in a similar or related role.
  • Highly developed skills and knowledge in the field of child and family welfare.

How to Apply

For further information and how to apply, visit our website www.centacareballarat.org.au.

Enquiries to: Louise Quigley, Manager, Integrated Family Services and Cradle to Kinder (03) 4344 4511

Applications are required to be submitted via our website via the Apply Now button for your application to be considered.

Please ensure your application includes a cover letter, resume and responses to the key requirements in the position description which is attached to the advertisement on our website.

The successful applicant must have right to work in Australia.

Should you require cultural or other support in submitting your application, please contact our People and Culture Department on 03 5337 8999.

Should you require information in alternative formats, please contact our People and Culture Department on 03 5337 8999.

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