Team Leader - Case Management Services

Job No: Berry2081
Location: Clayton

  • Lead a team of passionate Case Managers!
  • Clayton location
  • Full time ongoing position
  • Full private use of a vehicle


Join Victoria’s largest independent child welfare organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. We believe everyone should have a good childhood, growing up in families and communities where they feel safe, nurtured and have hope for the future.

This position will work with Berry Street’s South Eastern Case Management Service which is funded by the Department of Health & Human Services to provide an intensive level of case management and support to children and young people who are most ‘at risk’ in the community.

We are looking for a Team Leader who will bring a wealth of knowledge & experience in applying a range of assessment, intervention and interactive skills when working with young people displaying difficult to manage behaviours who may be on Protective or Youth Justice Orders. The successful applicant will have experience in advocating for young people and networking with families and social services within the youth work field, especially in the Southern Metropolitan Region. The Team Leader will liaise with DHHS, and other relevant government and non-government agencies at both casework and program development levels.

The successful applicant must have a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Youth Work or similar, as well as knowledge of the Children, Youth and Families Act (2005), Best Interest principles and procedures and relevant legislation. The Team Leader will have demonstrated leadership skills in particular experience in leading, supervising & managing people to achieve desired outcomes. Experience monitoring program performance, outputs and outcomes is desired.


Queries to Michelle Cauchi – Senior Manager Complex Client Services on (03) 9239 1400

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm on Tuesday 26th of September 2017

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Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.



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