Case Manager

Full time position based across Acacia Ridge, Browns Plains and Beaudesert.$92k - $99k including Super + Salary Packaging  Flexible, friendly organisation Our Organisation  The Benevolent Society’s vision is to build a just society where all Australians can live their best life. For more than 200 years we have supported people at the margins of society: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians; children, young people, and their families; older people; carers and people with disability. We are an independent, non-religious service provider which supports people to live life their way.    As part of The Benevolent Society vision, we are strongly committed to reconciliation with our First Nations people of Australia. We remain steadfast in our commitment to promoting the economic, political, and social inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.   Our Early Years Centres are community hubs offering child health services, Supported Playgroups, family support and early childhood education whilst focusing on early intervention and prevention to ultimately empower children and families. We are a supportive, multidisciplinary team with a broad range of early childhood teachers and educators, social workers, midwives, child health nurses and allied health qualified professionals committed to high quality work providing wrap around early intervention services.  As a Case Manager (Child & Family Practitioner) within our Early Years Centre, you will  Manage a client caseload (families who have young children aged 0-8 years).Work in partnership with families to assess strengths, needs and risks, develop, implement and periodically review case plans.Support the delivery of other Early Years Services such as supported playgroups.Skills and ExperienceWe want you to be successful in your new role! This means, you’ll have a degree in Social Work, Human Services, Psychology or related discipline and: Demonstrated experience in working with young children and families including the application of high quality practical intervention and casework skills.High level understanding of preventative and early intervention approaches in child and family support; including demonstrated experience in partnering with parents in the development of case plans.High level of interpersonal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with families from a range of diverse backgrounds.Proficient in working with First Nations and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse families.Current driver's licence and valid Blue Card.Our Benefits     We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A ‘best life’ is unique to everyone and can change as life changes. Here are a few things you might be interested in:     Salary Benefits - You can package up to $15,900 pa of you pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you take home even more pay!  Motor Vehicle Packaging Options – to suit your lifestyle.    Recognition and Reward – Sector competitive remuneration, various recognition programs and access to long service leave after 5 years     Wellness - Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program + opportunity to purchase additional leave.     Professional development – We tailor career development opportunities to all employees and volunteers for career enrichment, fulfillment, and growth  Our Reconciliation Commitment – All First Nations employees are entitled up to 10 days of unpaid leave for ceremonial purposes, as well as the option to be a voice on our RAP working group, and have the opportunity for cultural and professional development that supports career pathways.  If you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, then we want to hear from you. The Benevolent Society recognises and values cultural knowledge and wisdom of the First Nations people, we therefore strongly encourage you to apply. We are strongly committed to being an Employer of Choice, one who offers, provides, and practices cultural safety in our workplace.  Apply Now!   To apply please follow the link and submit your current CV along with a 1 page cover letter discussing your reasons for applying and suitability for the role   Have any questions? Please contact Christine Smith on  042 729 7909 for a friendly, confidential discussion.  *Internally this role is called as Child and Family PractitionerClick here for position profile 90000 AUD Australia - QLD Brisbane Southern Suburbs & Logan Brisbane 4000