Childrens Case Manager – Family Violence

  • Full Time
  • 2 years ago

Job Information

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    Category Professional Services
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    Posted On Nov 19 ,2017

Job Description

The Children’s Case Manager is an integral member of the family violence team and delivers high quality service to clients who have experienced, or are currently experiencing, family violence to support their safety, reduce risks and help them recover from the effects of family violence.

The Children’s Case Manager will develop agreed case plans, bringing about outcomes through a coordinated care team approach.

As part of the Family Violence Team, participation in rostered duties such as ‘On Call’, court support, the intake duty roster and community based outreach across Bayside Peninsula is a requirement of this role. An allowance is paid for staff participating in the ‘On Call’ roster.

About you

The ideal candidate will have Degree level qualifications in social work, psychology or related tertiary discipline; demonstrated case management experience working with women and children presenting with complex needs (e.g. trauma, substance abuse, mental health, parenting issues, disability) and/or from CALD or indigenous backgrounds; Demonstrated knowledge of the impacts of family violence and the capacity to apply appropriate theoretical frameworks, to practice.

You will have experience working with mothers and children in a high security refuge environment, with a knowledge of strength-based, positive parenting strategies in the context of parenting after family violence. Excellent report writing skills are essential, including case notes and data base reporting.

A current full Australian Driver’s License is a requirement of this role.

You will demonstrate commitment to social justice, gender equity and alignment with the values and mission of GSANZ.

About Good Shepherd

Around the world the Good Shepherd network, represented in over 70 countries is working to create just and equal communities where women and girls can live full, safe lives. We have been committed to our mission for nearly 200 years, working strongly for social change. Wherever we are, we strive to team up with people who share our mission, vision and passion for social justice because the need is still great.

We work to disrupt the integrational cycle of disadvantage and enable fullness of life, especially for women and girls. Our areas of expertise are, safety and resilience, educational pathways and financial security.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to staff wellbeing. We offer a supportive work environment, ongoing professional development for staff and a competitive remuneration package. We encourage flexible working arrangements and provide access to salary packaging. This role is classified at level 5 SCHADS 2010.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment Working with Children Check, National Criminal History check and proof of the right to work in Australia. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage people who identify as Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander or other diverse backgrounds to apply.

To find out more about the role and the work of Good Shepherd and to view a copy of the position description please go to

For further information please contact Sue Weatherill via email

Too apply please review the position description and email a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and expertise along with a copy of your resume to