Employment

At Berry Street, we believe in people.
We believe that children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful.
 
It is a belief we have held for more than 140 years and live by every day.  
 
Working at Berry Street means you’ll be joining of one of Australia’s largest - and most respected and recognised – family service organisations. 
 
As an independent and values-led organisation, we’ll empower and support you to question the status quo and speak up if something isn’t right. Our goal is to reimagine the future for the vulnerable children, young people and families we support, and we know sometimes that takes courage.  
 
What makes Berry Street special? Our people. Everyone is driven by our purpose and committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for our service users, to make a real and measurable difference to their lives. This energy and pride is felt right across the organisation.
 
In a nutshell, by joining Berry Street you’ll be working for an organisation that believes in you, and believes you can make a difference, no matter your role. We can offer you:
 
  • paid parental leave, carers leave and study leave
  • ongoing training and professional development opportunities 
  • flexible working arrangements
  • access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • a competitive salary, including salary packaging.

Working at Berry Street

Current vacancies at Berry Street

Working for Berry Street means being part of a dedicated, supportive and diverse team. We have job opportunities across Victoria in metropolitan and regional areas.

Our Purpose and Values
Our purpose spells out why we exist as an organisation. Our vision sets out what we are striving for. Our five values define the way we work.
Student placement at Berry Street
Berry Street has a strong history of and commitment to providing quality learning opportunities to students undertaking placements across the organisation.

Staff stories

Adam's story
Adam is our Clinical Team Leader for the Aboriginal Team as part of Take Two. He says Berry Street’s supportive and caring culture is a key factor in why he’s stayed so long.
Alishya's story
Alishya started her career in youth work and always wanted to work for Berry Street. Now she is supporting young people in out-of-home care.
Vince's story
Vince has been working for Berry Street for a remarkable 32 years! He feels fortunate to have a role that has evolved to offer him new challenges.
Holly's story
Holly oversees six Case Managers who provide training and assessment of new foster carers. She feels that the team is really making a difference.
Dallas' story
Dallas joined Berry Street in 2019 as the Research and Evaluation Team Leader. She is motivated by the feeling that our work can improve the system and empower young people.