- Work for Victoria’s largest provider of Out of Home Care Services
- Work for a community focussed organisation with strong values and collaborative approach
- Contribute to better outcomes for young people in Out of Home Care
At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.
Anglicare Victoria are the state’s largest provider of Out Of Home Care services and, with the support of a large network of passionate and dedicated staff, provide safe and nurturing homes to young people from a variety of backgrounds. We strive to create an environment where employees feel valued and rewarded, making Anglicare Victoria a great place to work.
The overall purpose of this position is to work with a larger Residential Care team to assess, plan and implement therapeutic strategies to enable to the best possible outcomes for young people in Out of Home Care, whether that be reunification or reconciliation with their family or arranging independent living options.
Day to day work will involve working one to one with young people and their families as well as residential care staff and other professionals in the areas of AOD, Mental Health or Education. You will be responsible for coordinating care teams, initial and ongoing assessment and safety planning, all the while maintaining accurate and up to date client notes and reporting in accordance with the program and department guidelines.
The role itself is based in the Western Suburbs and is a full time permanent position. Flexibility with working hours may be required to meet the needs and availability of young people.
Along with your relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or Similar, and experience in an out of home care setting, to be successful in this role you will also need:
- Knowledge and experience with Child Protection clients.
- Knowledge and Understanding of Child Protection systems, specifically CRIS
- Resilience to work with and support clients who have been exposed to trauma, violence or neglect.
- Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively negotiate challenging or confronting situations.
- Demonstrated history of providing a high quality of care to clients.
- A sound understanding of therapeutic service relating to trauma and attachment.
- The ability to work effectively with a team to achieve program goals and objectives.
Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Victorian Drivers Licence, a Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.
How to Apply
A detailed Position Description is available here: PD - Case Manager - Residential Services - West - April 2019.pdf
To apply for this position you will need to complete an online application by clicking the link. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.
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.