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Current Opportunities

Kinship Care Case Manager

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

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full-time Maximum term position until 29 March 2024
  • Maternity Leave replacement position
  • Based in Horsham, Flexible working arrangements, Great team

About the opportunity

The Kinship Care Case Manager will work in partnership with kinship carers, birth parents, extended family and professionals to strengthen the carers’ capacity to provide a safe and stable environment which nurtures child development.

The position involves:

  • Providing short- and longer-term support for children and young people in statutory kinship care placements who are unable to live with their own parents.
  • Ensuring kinship care placements are established, supported, and monitored well to ensure they meet each child/young person’s ongoing safety, stability and developmental needs.
  • Harnessing the capacity of extended family networks to provide the best possible kinship care arrangements for children and young people.

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About you

To be successful in your application, you will have relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Welfare Work or Social Sciences, or less formal qualifications with significant industry experience, are preferred but not essential.

  • Experience in providing case management within complex family circumstances where multiple service providers may be involved and/or there are complex family issues.
  • Knowledge and experience of a range of relevant intervention strategies and frameworks including child and adolescent development, parent skill development, child abuse, alcohol and other drugs, family violence, crisis planning, ecological models, family systems.
  • Experience supporting young people to grow and develop.
  • Experience in working with traumatised young people.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description).
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Get in touch

For more information or questions regarding the role, please contact Belinda Elliott Team Leader on 0466 934 401 or belinda.elliott@vt.uniting.org

About Uniting

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

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 relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

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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