Senior Case Manager - Strengthening Risk Management Program

Job No: Berry2178
Location: Ballarat

  • Mt Helen location
  • Full time fixed term until January 2019
  • Generous salary packaging + full private use of Berry Street vehicle

 

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.

The Berry Street Western Family & Domestic Violence service is an entry point for Police Referrals covering the WD3 areas, which includes: Ballarat, Moorabool, Pyrenees, and Hepburn. The service provides a range of support services to women and their children who have experienced Family Violence, including an After Hours Crisis service across the Grampians Region.

The Senior Case Manager role is solution/action focused case management for up to 8 weeks. The primary function is to work closely with the High Risk Coordinator to assess safety interventions and their effectiveness in reducing risk. The Senior Case Manager will be an initial point of contact for Risk Assessment Management Panel (RAMP) referrals to monitor and assess until a point at which the case can be referred to longer term case management.

The successful applicant must have a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Welfare or similar, with an understanding of the impact of family violence on the mother and child, and the ability to articulate a practice framework including engagement and assessment. You will also need to have demonstrated experience in the provision of crisis intervention and casework with women and children from diverse backgrounds who have experienced family violence and a commitment to working collaboratively with the capacity to negotiate and liaise with other agencies and the community.

Queries to Marg Murphy, Senior Coordinator RAMP on 03 5330 5000

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm Sunday 19th November 2017

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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.

 

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