Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Kinship First Support Case Manager

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Work type: Permanent Part Time
Location: Gippsland
Categories: Child, Youth and Families

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About the opportunity

This position will be responsible for working within a new model of Kinship Care (First Supports). This model of care will be available to new statutory kinship care placements expected to last longer than three months.

Kinship Care Case Managers work in partnership with kinship carers, children and young people, birth parents, extended family and professionals.

This role will predominantly focus on providing Contracted and First Supports services to Kinship Care placements, with an emphasis on promoting placement preservation and supporting children, young people and their carers.

You can view the position description here

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A university qualification, degree level or above in social welfare, psychology, Social Work or related discipline.
  • Experience and knowledge of the provision of intervention/support to children, youth and their families with multiple and complex needs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of issues surrounding the out-of-home care system / family services and the available resources and services in Gippsland.
  • Strong skills in needs, risk and safety assessments of children, young people and their parents within the context of the Best Interest 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

Monday 2 August 2021

Get in touch

Stacey Hopkins, Manager, Care and Placement Services
T: 03 5144 9388    

About Uniting

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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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