Case Manager - Kinship Care

Job No: Berry2433
Location: Shepparton or Seymour

  • Shepparton or Seymour location

  • Relocation Package available

  • Permanent, full-time position

  • Generous Salary Packaging benefits!

 

Join Victoria's largest independent child and family services organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. Since 1877, Berry Street has been committed to improving life opportunities for vulnerable children, young people and families. With over 1000 staff, Berry Street is a leader in providing high quality services all across Victoria.

Berry Street (Hume) provides Kinship services in the Hume Region of Victoria for children and young people who are unable to live with their birth parents. Kinship care is the care provided by relatives or a member of a child’s social network. 

In this role you will take primary responsibility for the provision of case management services to statutory kinship care clients residing in the care of their family or placed within their extended network. 

To succeed in this position you must have an understanding of the theoretical frameworks that underpin Berry Street’s approach to Kinship Care (in particular child development, attachment, grief and loss and trauma), an understanding of the Children, Youth & Families Act 2006 and a relevant tertiary qualification. Experience in the provision of case management services to young people and families in out of home care is highly desirable.

 

Queries to Sharelle Davidson (Senior Manager, Children & Family Services), on (03) 5822 8100

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm Tuesday 10th July 2018

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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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