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Case Manager - Women of Worth


Employer: YWCA Australia
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Women's Organisations & Services, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Darwin

Job posted on: 13 February, 2019.
Applications close: 27 February, 2019.

  • Join the Women of Worth team to support and empower women involved in the justice system to reengage in the community and reduce re-offending
  • As Case Manager, you will support women involved in the justice system, pre- and post-release, to prepare for the upcoming release, develop skills and capacity to reduce re-offending and provide practical assistance to reengage with the community

About YWCA Australia

YWCA Australia is a proud feminist, secular organisation committed to building a future, where all women and girls are equal, safe and respected. Following the national merger, YWCA has recently become one national organisation with over 300 staff across more than 15 locations throughout the country. We run programs and services across Australia, empowering women through leadership, advocacy and the provision of critical community services across Australia's diverse social and geographic landscape.

The Role

YWCA Australia is currently seeking a dedicated Case Manager to join our Women of Worth Program. This role is offered on a full time basis on a maximum term contract ending on 30 June 2019 and is based in our Palmerston office.

The Women of Worth (WoW) program supports women involved in the justice system to implement positive lifestyle changes, re-engage with the community and reduce re-offending. WoW is a voluntary program that provides 6 months pre-release and up to one year post-release support. The Case Manager will work alongside women to prepare for the upcoming release, develop skills and capacity to reduce reoffending and provide practical assistance to reengage with the community.

Please note that this is a female and Indigenous and/or Torres Strait Islander identified position. Only applications from those who identify as such will be considered.

How to apply for this job
  • Download the full Position Description from www.ywca.org.au/rewarding-careers.
  • Create a Cover Letter addressing how you meet the Selection Criteria (Qualifications, Experience and Attitude) listed in the Position Description.
  • Send your Cover Letter and Resume to careers@ywca.org.au, using the subject line: Case Manager - Women of Worth application via EthicalJobs.
  • Please note: only candidates addressing the selection criteria will be considered for the position.

Applications close: 9am, 27 February 2019.

This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment

Supporting materials  Darwin - Case Manager - WoW.pdf