- Join our Foster Care Program!
- Seymour location
- Full time permanent position
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.
About the role:
Berry Street in the Hume Region provides a Foster Care service, which aims to meet the needs of children and young people who are unable to live at home with their family for periods of time. The service offers a continuum of care ranging from overnight through to longer term care for children aged from birth to 18 years of age. The service provides Foster Care to voluntary clients from the community and statutory clients involved with Child Protection. We are seeking a passionate Case Manager to participate in the delivery of a high quality Foster Care program via the appropriate matching of children and young people to trained foster families. You will provide case management to clients in both voluntary and statutory foster care, including direct work with young people and birth families, and provide supervision and support to volunteer foster families.
The successful applicant will possess skills and experience in the provision of case management to children and young people who have experienced trauma and abuse and an ability to work with volunteer Foster Carers. A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Youth Work or a related discipline is also required and experience in the out of home care sector is desirable.
What Berry Street can offer you:
- A thorough induction program
- Ongoing training and development opportunities
- A great friendly environment
- Employee assistance program
- Focus on positive work/life balanceGenerous salary packaging benefits
- An organisation that cares about you
Queries to Sharelle Davidson – Senior Manager Children and Family Services, on 03 5822 8100
Applications including resume, cover letter and addressing the key selection criteria to be submitted by Tuesday 26th February 11:00pm.
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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.