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Case Manager, Family Services


The role

OzChild has been supporting vulnerable children, young people and families for 170 years. Our Integrated Family Services Program is one of our largest teams and incorporates Family Services, The Orange Door, Family Worx and our evidence-based programs Safecare and Functional Family Therapy-Child Welfare.

The successful applicant will join a strong, diverse team alongside other case managers, practitioners and therapists. This wrap around, evidence informed case management approach will work to promote safety and wellbeing for children and families throughout the Bayside Peninsula area.

The program exists to deliver an intensive, child focussed, family centred, therapeutic approach to help preserve families and reduce the need for further intervention.

Please visit our website for further information on who we are, our work and our range of programs www.ozchild.org.au.

What you will do:

  • Work with families over a 3-6-month period
  • Use therapeutic interventions
  • Link families to other services
  • Work closely with parents around engagement using a strength-based approach
  • Work with complex, high risk families
  • Empower families to realise their potential
  • Comprehensive assessments

Who we are looking for:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Community Services, Psychology or similar
  • Previous experience delivering case management based on Best Interest Principles.
  • Knowledge of and understanding of the Child, Youth and Families Act 2005
  • Sound knowledge of theory relating to trauma, abuse and neglect and evidence of practical use within your current role
  • Knowledge and experience of child protection and the protection of children and young people as well as the out of home care system and standards.

OzChild offers:

  • A permanent full-time position
  • Unique training and professional development journey
  • The opportunity to work with several different models
  • Hours generally 9am-5pm with some afterhours required on occasion
  • Salary is level 5 SCHCADS award
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900
  • A unique culture promoting diversity, cultural competence and shared values
  • A collaborative and cohesive working culture

How to Apply

You can apply for the role today by clicking APPLY NOW.

Please submit a resume with a cover letter that describes your passion, values and commitment to working with vulnerable young people and families.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a police check, provide a WWCC card for Victoria and provide evidence of vaccination status.

For more information, a confidential discussion about the role or simply to ask a question, contact Lisa Sunderland, Hiring Manager on 03 8796 0006 or email lsunderland@ozchild.org.au, using the subject line: Case Manager, Family Services enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please do not delay your application if you are interested.

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.

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