Case Manager, Family Preservation and Family Reunification

The Family Preservation and Reunification Case Manager role is critical in implementing a wrap around, evidence informed case management approach. The response will be culturally safe and utilise a relational approach that is adaptable and responsive to family and individual needs and key case management frameworks including Family Decision Making and the Common Elements Framework.

This position works as part of a broader Family Preservation and Reunification team including Meli (lead agency).

This position will be contracted on a permanent full-time basis.

About You:

  • Deliver the Family Preservation and Reunification Response providing a rapid, intensive wraparound response to meet the immediate safety and developmental needs of Children and Young People and support parents to improve their self -determination and become more resilient.
  • Delivery of intensive case management based on the FPRP Response Guidelines and Best Interest Principles as defined under the Child, Youth & Families Act 2005 and understand how this is integrated within evidence-based programs.
  • Work within in a culturally safe framework in partnership with family members, specialist and universal service providers.
  • Work within the prescribed relational model of connecting and linking families to build safety and empower and create meaningful opportunities that build upon their strengths utilizing a range of evidenced informed intervention strategies.
  • Work intensively with children, young people and families to support family preservation and reunification in line with the Child Protection case plan and Care Team.
  • A tertiary qualification in social work, psychology or equivalent.
  • Significant experience in case management in Child Protection or community settings.

Applications should include a cover letter that outlines why you believe you would be great for the position and a current resume. To apply, send your application to [email protected] with ‘Case Manager, Family Preservation and Family Reunification’ as the subject line.

Employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a Police Record Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check. Cultura will pay for the costs associated with these Check’s.

We welcome applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Casey O’Brien on 0417 565 501 or [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.

Applications Close:
July 21, 2024

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