Case Manager

Hours: 38 hours per week

Location: Sunshine

Applications close: Wednesday, 17 October at 5pm

An exciting opportunity for a Case Manager to provide integrated high quality services.


Summary of program and its objectives

The Retirement and Ageing Division at the Brotherhood of St Laurence provides residential services, independent living accommodation for people on low incomes and home based services for older people and people with disabilities living in their homes.

The Retirement, Ageing and Disability Strategic Plan 2015 -2020 clusters around seven strategic priorities that will guide our work over the next five years: 

  • financial security and sustainable livelihoods
  • community building and social engagement
  • ageing in a complex technological and information society
  • wellbeing and care
  • cognitive decline and dementia
  • competition and the market
  • a body of reliable knowledge to inform policy and practice

The Brotherhood aims to be the leader in community care in Victoria, not only in the provision of quality services but also in undertaking research, policy development and advocating on behalf of our consumers and the sector. At the Brotherhood the focus is enabling consumers to flourish. Our service model is based on the Enhancing Capabilities Approach which ensures that residents/ consumers experience a trusting environment that provides the opportunities and choices that enable them to live lives they have reason to value. This encompasses valuing diversity including individual cultural preferences, sexual orientation and gender identity. Professional person centred care and appropriate support is provided to maximise consumer independence and autonomy. 

Main responsibilities of the role

The Case Manager position consults and works with consumers, their carers, service providers as well as the Brotherhood Home Care team to provide integrated high quality services in accordance with funding and legislative requirements.

Critical to the success of this role is to work as per our Consumer Directed Care Model (CDC), within a person-centred, customer focused and active service framework to maximise consumer wellbeing and choice whilst maintaining an allocated caseload to a high standard. Brotherhood’s model assumes all consumers have the ability to self-manage their home care packages.

To meet the selection criteria, candidate will require:

  • relevant tertiary qualifications in Nursing (Division 1), Welfare, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Disability, Psychiatric Nursing, Physiotherapy, Social Work or other related discipline
  • proven experience in person centred case management and a reablement approach in the aged care and/or disability sector including provision of support to people with dementia
  • significant experience in the development of person centred planning and the ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of case management, assessments, networking and advocacy
  • strong  interpersonal and communication skills
  • well-developed time management and organisational skills
  • demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively as  a team member to achieve goals
  • demonstrated knowledge and competency in Microsoft Office Programs including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • current Victorian Drivers Licence
  • understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood.

The position is full-time at 38 hours per week. Salary will be between $65,678.60 to $71,861.40 per annum, based on skills and experience plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay. 

For further information about the role please view the Case Manager position description (PDF, 115kb) or phone Sam Renk on (03) 9066 1004.


To apply

Applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire »

Email written applications to: recruitment(at)bsl.org.au

Applications Close: Wednesday, 17 October 2018 at 5pm

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. Applicants should be aware that as required, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.


Application process

In making an application for a position at the Brotherhood all applicants must:

  • read the position description
  • provide a brief cover letter
  • complete the application process as specified in the vacancy. Failure to complete the application process as specified in the vacancy may result in rejection of your application.
  • provide a current resume outlining your work history, details of any relevant qualifications and licences and two referees, either current or most recent Manager.
  • recommended applicants will be required to undertake Psychometric testing. Further assessments may include skills testing and presentations.

Applicants not shortlisted for interview will be contacted as soon as practicably possible. 

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Police and Working With Children Checks

The Brotherhood works with children, youth and vulnerable people and requires all staff to undertake a Police Check and, where applicable, a Working with Children check, prior to commencement. A person's criminal history does not automatically exclude an individual from working or volunteering at the Brotherhood. Police Checks are administered and paid for by the Brotherhood. 

Read the Brotherhood’s privacy policy.

Please note:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply
  • For more information or assistance with your application, please contact the Human Resources Team on (03) 9483 2444 or email: recruitment(at)bsl.org.au 
  • The Brotherhood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you would like some more information about our recruitment process or require assistance with your application please contact our recruitment team at recruitment(at)bsl.org.au or visit Jobs at the Brotherhood on our website.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

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