Randstad Healthcare is currently partnering with a local, not-for-profit community health service, who has been caring for people for over 26 years. Our client is looking for a number of youth mental health case managers to join an innovative program.About the programThe aim of the program is to provide young people aged 12 to 25 years and their families and carers with improved access to primary health care, community and social services, to improve access, service coordination and integration.The program is designed for young people who are at-risk, disadvantaged and with complex needs, with a specific focus on providing support to young people with mental ill-health.About the roleThe company has a number of Case Manager positions available The roles are for an immediate start and are fixed-term contracts until the end of 2022, with the possibility of extension.In this position you will:deliver high quality, inclusive and flexible outreach-based case management services including client engagement, intake and assessment, case plan, intervention, review and case closureengage with local young people, their families and health/community services to deliver integrated ‘evidence based’ client-directed and meaningful changeparticipate and deliver effective work processes to ensure the delivery of program throughput, outputs, and KPI’sAbout youAn experienced Case Worker with 3 plus years experiance in working with young people and/or families, you will bring to the role a flexible and adaptable way of working as well as a genuine enthusiasm to be part of this new and exciting venture.You will be able to:demonstrate experience delivering goal-orientated case management to young people and their families/carers, specifically targeting clients with high vulnerability and mental health issuesdemonstrate experience connecting with outreach services including schools, recreational and leisure facilities, and support within the home or young person’s living arrangementshave experience working in collaboration with other services to ensure integrated care for the young personhave knowledge and understanding of the Melbourne community health sector, preferably in the outer Eastern suburbs regionIn addition, you will enjoy working independently, while also contributing to a highly collaborative team, enjoying the challenge of contributing to a new and evolving program.Candidates will demonstrate:Excellent communication skills, written and verbala friendly, approachable dispositionhigh level interpersonal skills, connecting with people with ease and sensitivitya collaborative and personable approach in your practice and mannera high degree of flexibility with a positive outlookQualifications required:a Bachelors qualification or other relevant qualification (including counselling)a current Victorian driver’s licence and access to own insured vehiclea current employee Working with Children’s Check (or willingness to obtain one)Willingness to undertake a Police Checkmembership with AASW or relevant bodyThis position is a unique opportunity to contribute to developing and implementing a newly created service with an aim to provide positive physical and mental health outcomes for young people and their families and carers.Due to the nature of outreach and engagement with young people, flexibility to work within the 9:00am - 8.00pm time frame is required, with occasional weekend work from 10.00am - 2.00pm on a rotational basis. If you are interested to apply or wanting to know more about this amazing opportunity please get in touch with Abhi at Randstad Healthcare on 1300 289 817 or apply bellow Please don't delay as the roles have an asap start. At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.