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Senior Case Manager

OzChild

The role:

As a Senior Case Manager in our foster care team you will work from a bright modern office space in Yarraville. Your role will be the effective case management of foster care placements delivering on the permanency objective to provide safe stable care for clients.

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.

Working as part of a large team and as a senior member of that team OzChild are looking for someone who wants to produce better outcomes for foster children and carers, supporting improvement in processes and achievement of client and carer outcomes, whilst encouraging, supporting and mentoring other team members.

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:

  • Case management for carers and children
  • Provide informal peer support, coaching and mentoring of other team members
  • Management of complex situations or stakeholder management
  • Assessment and placement plans
  • Lead the development of confident, competent foster carers
  • Supporting permanency outcomes
  • Contribute to the improvement in process

Who we are looking for:

  • Tertiary Qualification in, Human Services, Social Work, Social Sciences, Psychology
  • Advanced and complex knowledge of the foster care system
  • Current driving license (essential)
  • Case management experience
  • Experience in a leadership role or as a mentor
  • Experience conducting assessments in the context of foster care

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

OzChild offers:

  • A full-time, permanent contract
  • Based at our office in Yarraville
  • Unique training and professional development journey
  • Hours generally 9am-5pm with some afterhours required on occasion
  • Salary is level 6 SCHCADS award
  • The opportunity to work directly with young people and carers
  • Opportunity to lead and mentor other team members
  • 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.

Please do not delay your application if you are interested.

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

How to Apply

You can apply for the role today by clicking Apply Now, which will take you to our careers page.

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

For more information, a confidential discussion about the role or simply to ask a question, contact Joanna Devlin, Hiring Manager on 03 9212 5603 or email jodevlin@ozchild.org.au, using the subject line: Senior Case Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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 a child-safe organisation committed to protecting children and young people from all forms of abuse, bullying, exploitation and neglect, and to creating environments in all our programs and services where children are safe and feel safe

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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