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Case Manager, Foster Care


The role:

In your role as Case Manager as part of the foster care team based in Frankston you will provide effective and targeted support for children as well as their families to ensure the effective case management of foster care placements optimising the potential for reunification.

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.

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

What you will do:

  • Case management for carers and children
  • Travel required to meet carers and placements
  • Assessment and placement plans
  • Lead the development of confident, competent foster carers
  • Supporting reunification outcomes

Who we are looking for:

  • Tertiary Qualification in, Human Services, Social Work, Social Sciences, Psychology
  • Advanced and complex knowledge of the foster care system
  • Shared Lives Victoria training is highly desirable
  • Current driving license (essential)
  • Case management experience
  • Experience conducting assessments in the context of foster care

(Please view the position description for a full list of desired skills and experience)

OzChild offers:

  • A full-time permanent contract
  • Unique training and professional development journey
  • Hours generally 9am-5pm with some afterhours required on occasion
  • Salary is level 5 SCHCADS award
  • The opportunity to work directly with young people and carers
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900
  • 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.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a police check and provide a WWCC card for Victoria.

How to apply:

You can apply for this position today by clicking APPLY NOW below.

You can view the position description below and then submit a resume with a cover letter that outlines your skills and experiences as well as your motivation for applying.

For more information, a confidential discussion about the role or simply to ask a question, contact Paul Ridley, HR Advisor Recruitment on 03 9695 2243 or email pridley@ozchild.org.au, using the subject line: Case Manager, Foster Care enquiry via EthicalJobs

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