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Case Manager - Navigator Program

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Work type: Maximum Term Full Time
Location: Gippsland
Categories: Child, Youth and Families

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full-Time, Maximum-Term until 31 December 2022
  • Based in Gippsland

About the opportunity

Drawing on the breath of Uniting Vic.Tas’ resources, together with our partners: Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative (GEGAC)  and Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF), the Navigator Program will utilise a trauma informed, culturally safe assertive case management model to respond to challenges experienced by young people aged 12 – 17 years. This role provides case management, support and outreach to disengaged learners and their families.

You can view the full position description here

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Child Development/ Community Welfare, or other equivalent.
  • Experience working with family units, adolescents and parents with an understanding of the impacts of Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol, Family Violence, out-of-home care, Child Protection and child development.
  • Demonstrated experience in risk assessment of families and adolescents.
  • High level ability to actively engage with disengaged learners and families through the process of assessment and short term intervention.
  • Understanding of the ‘Advantaged Thinking’ framework.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the following

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the Core selection criteria in the position description

Applications close

Wednesday 3 February 2021

Get in touch

Linde Coggan, Senior Manager – CYF Care and Placement

T: 03 5144 9304

About Uniting

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

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.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.


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