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Case Manager


Employer: Good Samaritan Housing
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Housing & Homelessness, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast

Job posted on: 18 March, 2019.
Applications close: 12 April, 2019. (Expired)

Are you looking for a new and challenging role that makes a difference in the lives of vulnerable women with young children?

We are seeking an experienced and dedicated Case Manager who will lead the reinvigoration and ongoing development of our program. Following a period of rapid growth, the Case Manager will be able to organise current operations to re-align with our mission.

Who We Are

For over 150 years the Sisters of the Good Samaritan (affectionately known as ‘the Good Sams’) have provided refuge, education and hope to those in need, in particular women and children.

Good Samaritan Housing which was established in Brisbane in 2002 provides accommodation for a period of up to twelve months to women in need.

In the spirit of the Good Samaritan, this program provides supported housing to vulnerable women with children up to four years of age, to help them transition to independent living in permanent accommodation in the community.

Selection Criteria

  • A degree and or diploma in Social Work, Community Welfare, or similar.
  • Experience working with vulnerable women who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.
  • Strong communication and management skills balanced with compassion.
  • Ability to work semi-autonomously while meeting project objectives and goals.
  • Experience in case management of people undergoing socio-economic disadvantage.
  • Demonstrated practice informed by the issues connected with homelessness and socio-economic disadvantage.
  • Experience in developing individual programs for residents to enhance their personal management and life skills.
  • Experience working with children and in compliance with the relevant child protection legislation.
  • Demonstrated commitment to developing community-based programs.
  • Experience in assessing and reporting on selected measures for residents.
  • Skills in establishing and maintaining functional networks with a variety of local community agencies and service providers.

Mandatory Requirements

It is a requirement that the applicant has:

  • A current Queensland Blue Card – Working with Children Check and willing to provide a current Australian Federal Police Check.
  • A current Queensland driver licence.
  • The use of own motor vehicle with insurance endorsed for work use (or willingness to gain insurance).

Position

The position is a permanent part-time position of 20 hours per week. An office will be provided at Nudgee, but travel to various locations around Brisbane will be required.

Remuneration will be salaried commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.

You must be eligible to work in Australia to apply.

A full position description is available below.

How to apply for this job

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