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Case Manager - KEYS

Apply Job no: 510788
Work type: Full Time
Location: Western Suburbs
Categories: Community Development, Youth Services, Residential Services, Out of Home Care, Foster Care, Home Based Care

  • Transitional model with elements of placement and outreach
  • Large integrated team providing wraparound care to vulnerable young people
  • Ongoing position with excellent support, training and career opportunities

About KEYs

KEYS is a transitional model, intended to support young people for up to 18 months including both a residential care placement and outreach support. KEYS will take a new approach to working with highly vulnerable young people, who will receive a range of support, treatment and other therapeutic interventions and be actively assisted and supported to transition into kinship care, home based foster care, or move directly to independent living.

The Role

The objective of the role is to undertake contracted case management for 4 young people accommodated at the service, as well as up to 4 young people in an outreach capacity, enabling positive and forward looking outcomes to be achieved for young people who are being accommodated within the service.

You will assist children, young people and their families/caregivers to become self-managing over time and prepare young people for their transition into less intensive options.

Case managers have oversight of the KEYs support goals and coordinate the overall care team to ensure optimal available supports are identified and established, holding oversight of engaged services, and support transition planning.

The KEYs program works in partnership with Orygen, VACCA, YSAS and DFFH for all young people involved in the Program by developing placement outcome plans comprising of behavioural indictors, goals, objectives and planned interventions.

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications or less formal qualifications with significant experience working with Young People affected by trauma
  • An understanding of how trauma can affect the development of young people
  • Solid understanding of the Child Protection and Welfare system in Victoria 
  • Excellent written, verbal and collaborative communication skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a busy and dynamic program
  • An empathy with AV’s Values and Mission to do better for Children, Young People and Families
  • Employees of AV must also meet any relevant requirements under Victorian Public Health Orders

Working with AV

In joining AV, you will be part of a positive work culture with access to internal and external professional development and training, paid study leave, ongoing career opportunities as part of one of the state’s largest providers of Child Youth and Family Services, as well as flexible working arrangements and day to day support. 

We are committed to supporting the health, wellbeing and resilience of our staff. You will have access to a range of free wellbeing activities including yoga and meditation, discounted health insurance and access to our free Employee Assistance Program and wellbeing leave.   

How to Apply

Click apply below and submit your resume and if possible, a cover letter and KSC document to support your application.

To learn more about the role a full Position Description is available here: Download File West KEYS Case Manager.pdf

Please Note

It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

In line with Anglicare Victoria’s Covid 19 Vaccination Policy we require all staff, students and volunteers to provide evidence of full vaccination against Covid-19 or provide a valid medical exemption.

Applications will be assessed on an ongoing basis. If we identify suitable applicants prior to the posted closing date of the advert we may close the position sooner so get in touch early.

We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. 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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