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Outreach Case Manager


Employer: VincentCare Victoria
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Community Development, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 12 September, 2019.
Applications close: 26 September, 2019.

  • Fixed Term 2 years, 68.4 hours per Fortnight 

Enjoy the benefits of working with a growing organisation offering career development, flexibility and an attractive annual salary package (including leave loading and superannuation).

The Role:

VincentCare Victoria is seeking an appropriately-qualified person to take on the position of Outreach Case Manager to work with a range of clients in crisis including families, singles, couples and clients with complex health and housing needs.  

VincentCare Victoria:

VincentCare Victoria is an award winning organisation established to provide a range of accommodation and support services to people that are facing disadvantage throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria.

Our aspiration is to be the leader in providing care, hope and advocacy for those facing disadvantage. Our purpose is to create opportunities and lasting change for the most marginalised. VincentCare is well equipped to provide a continuum of services that effectively meet the needs of people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Northern Community Hub provides integrated services in the community housing sector, along with family violence services, case management services and youth outreach services.

Working with VincentCare:

A key strategic priority is attracting and retaining skilled and committed employees aligned to our values. VincentCare has over three hundred dedicated, talented and enthusiastic staff working across a range of programs and services and offers a number of benefits including:

  • Career Development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Packaging
  • Choice of Superannuation fund
  • Family friendly and flexibility
  • Study leave
  • The Ozanam Scholar Bursary

Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to the principles of social justice and aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation or religion. 

Selection Criteria:

  • Appropriate qualifications in social work, community development or other related field;
  • Experience in case planning and support in a community based setting essential;
  • Knowledge of Government, community and private sector housing/support systems and associated issues;
  • Desire to work within a social justice framework and a commitment to effect positive change;
  • Highly developed written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Advanced time management, organisational skills and high level of computer literacy;
  • Experience in using data reporting programs such as SHIP; VincentCare utilises its own client data system called Single Client Record.      

VincentCare welcomes applications from people from diverse cultural & linguistic backgrounds including people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander.

All appointments within VincentCare Victoria are subject to satisfactory completion of a police check and character/performance reference checks.  Police checks will be undertaken for the selected candidate prior to any job offer being confirmed. Police checks are also undertaken on a periodic basis during the period of employment. 

All appointments are subject to disclosure of any relevant employment history of formal disciplinary action for improper or unprofessional conduct taken by current or previous employers or any other integrity body within or outside Australia.

The incumbent for this position must have and maintain a current Victorian Working with Children Check or equivalent.

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

Applicants must submit their CV together with a detailed response to each of the key selection criteria in the position description which is available here.

Please submit your application through our website.

Phone enquiries may be made to Emily Page, Commonwealth Home Support Program Senior Worker on 0409 459 022.

Applications close: 5.00pm Thursday, 26th September 2019.

Supporting materials  Outreach Case Manager PD.pdf