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Case Manager - Families at Home

Employer: Uniting
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Housing & Homelessness, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 10 January, 2019.
Applications close: 29 January, 2019.

  • Use your enthusiasm and knowledge to support women and children who have experienced family violence
  • Part-time 0.8EFT 12 months contract position based at Epping
  • Salary packaging, competitive sector remuneration and fantastic benefits offered

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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About the opportunity

Families@Home is a partnership between Uniting (as lead) and Launch Housing. It is an early intervention, holistic, multi-disciplinary program that aims to prevent women and children becoming homeless because of their experience of family violence. The position will predominantly undertake the case management of women and children that have or are experiencing family violence and will work closely with the housing worker, financial counsellor and men’s worker (if appropriate). There may also be the opportunity to undertake co-work with internal programs and deliver group-work activities.

About you

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • Minimum tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Welfare or a related discipline is essential
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in working with disempowered and vulnerable people, including;
    • capacity to engage clients and establish effective helping relationships,
    • undertake strength-based assessments, needs analysis, development of intervention plans
    • work with clients to bring about change
  • Demonstrated experience working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities
  • Understanding the issues involved in casework with women and children experiencing Family Violence
  • Knowledge and experience of a range of relevant intervention strategies and frameworks including;
    • young people’s developmental needs,
    • parent skill development,
    • working with diversity,
    • drug and alcohol recovery,
    • mental health issues,
    • crisis planning and family and broader systems
How to apply for this job

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today! When applying, please include a cover letter, of no more than one page outlining your suitability and attach a current resume of no more than 3 pages. You will also need to submit your response to the Key Selection Criteria document which is attached.

Please send your application to Ros Lowe, Email: using the subject line: Case Manager - Families at Home application via EthicalJobs.

Applications close: Tuesday 29th January 2019 at 12pm noon.

Get in touch


T: (03) 8401 0100 to speak with Katyi Franklin, Team Leader or email:

As a 'child safe' organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Supporting materials  Family Violence Case Manager (Families@Home) Jan 2019.pdf
 KSC Case Worker - Families @Home.doc