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Case Manager

Advertiser: Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited3.4 out of 53.4 overall rating (36 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
31 Jul 2019
Location
Ballarat & Central Highlands
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Case Manager

  • Full time ongoing
  • Wendouree location
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Flexible and supportive work environment

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more
Visit: vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

As a Case Manager at Uniting, you will be responsible for providing support and assistance to residents in the Foyer and Short Stay (SS) programs at Karrung to enable them to meet their long term goal of independence. The Case Manager is also responsible for developing an Action Plan with the residents.

Using outcomes based case-management, you will assess, support and refer for clients by:

  • liaising with internal and external services to maximise participant outcomes;
  • liaison with relevant services to facilitate family reunification for eligible clients in the Short Stay program;
  • monitoring and reviewing action plans and goals in consultation with participants on an ongoing basis;
  • liaison with Child, Youth and Families and Contracted Case Managers for clients in the Child, Youth and Families designated units;
  • assessment of young people applying for the Foyer and Short Stay Programs;
  • providing support and assistance as appropriate to relevant parties;

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About you

We are looking for people who are passionate about empowering young people to build their independent living skills in order to decisions about their goals and their future.

In addition, you will have have demonstrated experience and knowledge in supporting people with complex needs or traumas from diverse backgrounds.

To be successful in this role, you will have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to prioritise work and manage your time effectively and be confident in the use of computer software including MS Office, the internet and email.

The ability to work autonomously with a high degree of initiative and to work cooperatively as a member of a professional team are essential in this role.

A qualification at Diploma level in Community Welfare Work or a related discipline are the minimum professional requirements for a Case Manager.

The following characteristics will be highly regarded:

  • Bachelor of Social Work, Psychology, Behavioral Science or related discipline;
  • Knowledge and experience in using of client data bases;
  • Knowledge of regional community resources / professional services which support individuals;
  • At least one year previous experience in case management

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to careers@vt.uniting.org

  • Cover letter (one page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Selection Criteria
  • Current resume (no more than three pages)

Get in touch

If you would like more information about the position– please contact

Robert Hackett on Mobile:  0427 667 507

Applications for this role will close on 14 August 2019.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

  • Full time ongoing
  • Wendouree location
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Flexible and supportive work environment

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more
Visit: vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

As a Case Manager at Uniting, you will be responsible for providing support and assistance to residents in the Foyer and Short Stay (SS) programs at Karrung to enable them to meet their long term goal of independence. The Case Manager is also responsible for developing an Action Plan with the residents.

Using outcomes based case-management, you will assess, support and refer for clients by:

  • liaising with internal and external services to maximise participant outcomes;
  • liaison with relevant services to facilitate family reunification for eligible clients in the Short Stay program;
  • monitoring and reviewing action plans and goals in consultation with participants on an ongoing basis;
  • liaison with Child, Youth and Families and Contracted Case Managers for clients in the Child, Youth and Families designated units;
  • assessment of young people applying for the Foyer and Short Stay Programs;
  • providing support and assistance as appropriate to relevant parties;

Click here to view the full position description

About you

We are looking for people who are passionate about empowering young people to build their independent living skills in order to decisions about their goals and their future.

In addition, you will have have demonstrated experience and knowledge in supporting people with complex needs or traumas from diverse backgrounds.

To be successful in this role, you will have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to prioritise work and manage your time effectively and be confident in the use of computer software including MS Office, the internet and email.

The ability to work autonomously with a high degree of initiative and to work cooperatively as a member of a professional team are essential in this role.

A qualification at Diploma level in Community Welfare Work or a related discipline are the minimum professional requirements for a Case Manager.

The following characteristics will be highly regarded:

  • Bachelor of Social Work, Psychology, Behavioral Science or related discipline;
  • Knowledge and experience in using of client data bases;
  • Knowledge of regional community resources / professional services which support individuals;
  • At least one year previous experience in case management

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to careers@vt.uniting.org

  • Cover letter (one page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Selection Criteria
  • Current resume (no more than three pages)

Get in touch

If you would like more information about the position– please contact

Robert Hackett on Mobile:  0427 667 507

Applications for this role will close on 14 August 2019.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

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