- Job posted on: 15th Nov 2019
- Applications close:
Do you want to be part of an exciting opportunity and the changing landscape of family violence? Do you want to be part of an organisation that is committed to improving outcomes and quality of life for women and children experiencing family violence? Do you want to work in a supportive environment that values and trains it’s team members? Safe Futures is seeking suitably qualified and experienced full time Senior Case Manager’s to augment our new 24 hour state of the art, purpose built Refuge and Emergency Accommodation Service located in Wyndham.
Safe Futures Foundation is a not for profit Specialist Family Violence Organisation that provides frontline services to women and children to help them escape control, abuse and violence and rebuild their lives. We have been responding to family violence and changing people’s stories for over 40 years. We operate across 2 main sites in Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs and our new site in the Western region. We are funded by the Department of Health and Human Services.
The Foundation supports women and children through three key programs:
Safe Futures is committed to protecting the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people and complies with Victorian child safe standards.
The role involves working rostered hours/sleepovers, including weekend and public holidays, participating in an ‘on call’ roster and recall to duty if required.
The Senior Case Manager Women and Children’s Services will be required to complete intake and risk assessments using the MARAM (Multiple Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework), develop safety and support plans, undertake complex case management for women and children.
The role also includes the provision of advocacy and support for women and children linking them to other community-based services, court support and referrals to other services. The role will develop working relationships with key agencies including DHHS child protection to ensure the safety of the children using the “best Interests” framework.
You will also be required to provide expert advice to employees classified at lower levels and/or volunteers, manage and coordinate student placements; exercise judgement and initiative where procedures are not clearly defined and develop, plan and supervise the implementation of educational and/or developmental programs for clients.
A tertiary qualification in Social work, Psychology, Welfare or a related discipline at a Bachelors level
All applicants must have a valid Working with Children’s check, current Drivers Licence and appointment to this position is subject to a National Police check.