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Youth Work Case Manager

  • Ballajura & Ellenbrook locations
  • Full time contract until 30 June, 2023
  • Great salary packaging plus 17.5% annual leave loading

Are you a passionate Youth Worker who enjoys the challenge of working at the centre of a busy team?

Do you like the idea of contributing to a nonprofit organisation supporting young people at risk?

The new role of Youth Work Case Manager might be for you!

ABOUT THE ROLE

Based between Whitelion’s Ballajura & Ellenbrook locations, you will:

  • Provide high quality youth support services for a set caseload of young people
  • Work with young people to develop individual case plans within a case management framework.
  • Deliver youth focused programs that support life skills, recreation and positive alternative learning experiences to motivate behavioural change and improved community connections.
  • Work effectively in partnership and collaboration with key external stakeholders, service providers and local community groups including attending local events and activities to build Whitelion’s relationships and reputation.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with clients and their families.
  • Establish and maintain strong engagement with clients throughout the case management cycle.
  • Support the Team Leader in preparation of all funder progress reports and acquittals as required.
  • Support the State Manager and Team Leaders with implementing and delivering program requirements within contract guidelines.

ABOUT YOU

You will have:

  • Previous experience working in client case management preferably with at risk young people experiencing trauma and AOD issues.
  • Previous experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and a good understanding of the issues facing First Nations people.
  • Sound understanding of Case Management practice aligned with the YACWA Code of Ethics
  • Exceptional planning and coordination capabilities
  • Experience working in a community setting and building strong relationships with clients, government bodies and other service providers.
  • Good computer literacy skills in particular Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should be addressed to Kim Parker, Team Leader and emailed to: Kim.Parker@whitelion.asn.au.

To be considered for this position applicants will need to provide a resume and cover letter addressing why you are interested in working at Whitelion, what you will bring to the organisation and the skills and attributes relevant to the role.

Applications close on Friday, 26th November at 5.00 pm.

Whitelion acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which it is situated, and we pay respect to their Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge and respect the continuation of cultural, spiritual, and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples across the nation.

Whitelion commenced its Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan in 2020.

Please click here for the Position Description.