- Job posted on: 5th Dec 2019
- Applications close:
Enjoy the benefits of working with a growing organisation offering career development, flexibility and an attractive annual salary package (including leave loading and superannuation).
VincentCare Victoria is seeking an appropriately-qualified person to take on the position of Key Worker who has experience and qualifications to work from a client centred approach with homeless, and/or marginalised single adults to provide a case management response. The program aims to assist people in securing and maintaining affordable housing by addressing identified unmet needs via a case management framework. The Key Worker will work within a multi-faceted team based at the new Ozanam House redevelopment featuring a Homelessness Recovery Centre, crisis, short-term and long-term housing. The role is primarily focused on supporting clients in the Ozanam House crisis and short-term/extended stay accommodation, along with clients from the community. The Key Worker will be supporting clients through crisis, recovery and growth by means of supporting and referring clients with diverse support needs: mental health, substance misuse, social marginalisation, legal, family violence, intellectual and/or physical disability. The Key Worker will aim to work from a collaborative, integrated and client centred approach with clients, and use ongoing assessment, case planning and review, and referral.
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.
Inner Melbourne Community Hub provides a range of accommodation and support services, including crisis accommodation, drug and alcohol case management, and adult outreach.
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:
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.
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 Position Description is attached.