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Senior Case Manager - Risk Assessment and Management Panel

Employer: Women's Health West
Work Type/s: Full Time, Part Time
Classification/s: Operations & Risk Management, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 11 January, 2019.
Applications close: 29 January, 2019.

About Women’s Health West

Women’s Health West provides specialist family violence services to women and their children. We also run prevention programs that promote equity and justice for women and girls in Melbourne’s west.

Our work has actively contributed to improving the health, safety and wellbeing of women and their children in the western metropolitan region of Melbourne since 1988. Due to an increase in demand for our services and restructuring of the family violence services we currently have the position of Senior Case Manager – RAMP available.

About the role

The Senior Case Manager – Risk Assessment and Management Panel (RAMP) position is available on either a part-time or full-time basis and is positioned within the Integrated Family Violence Services stream. The Senior Case Manager is responsible for:

  • Undertaking comprehensive risk assessment for women accessing the RAMP program and developing immediate safety plans in collaboration with clients
  • Coordinating all aspects of short-term case management including risk assessment, case planning, case review and case closure
  • Work closely with external services to develop the capacity of the responses to women experiencing or escaping from family violence

The role is paid at WHW EA Level 5, pay point depends on experience (ranges from $74K to $78K) + 9.5% superannuation and salary sacrificing.

Why join Women’s Health West?

  • Women’s Health West is a feminist organisation and culturally aligns to feminist values and practices.
  • Women’s Health West has a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we work with.
  • We have a strong investment in workforce culture, currently implementing trauma informed culture (Sanctuary)
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • Very flexible working conditions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), which is endorsed by Reconciliation Australia.
  • Domestic violence leave
  • Cultural leave

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTI. Graduates and VISA restricted interested applicants will be considered (WHW will consider VISA sponsorship).

How to apply for this job

All applicants must meet the selection criteria in a brief cover letter (PD link provided below). Applicants who do not meet the selection criteria in their application will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For further information and to apply, please contact Gracie (People and Culture Coordinator) on either using the subject line: Senior Case Manager - Risk Assessment and Management Panel application via EthicalJobs, or 03 9689 9588.

Applications close COB 29 January 2019.

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by the Victoria Police and a working with children check. You also need to provide international police check if you have worked overseas within the last ten years for a minimum of twelve months.

Women’s Health West is an equal opportunity employer with VCAT Exemption No. H119-2017, to employ only women, and to employ women from specified culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Supporting materials  PD IFVS Senior Case Manager Level 5 July 2018V2.pdf