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Recovery Practitioner (Case Manager) - Women's Early Intervention Service

Anglicare Southern Queensland

Anglicare’s Homelessness Services strive to empower people to make their own decisions and provide them with the resources they need to take control of their lives and participate in their community. Our team provides accommodation and holistic support via a range of services to help people rebuild their self-worth to make sustainable changes in their lives.

About the Position

Our Recovery Practitioner for our Women's Early Intervention Service, will provide case management support to women who are in contact with the Brisbane Magistrate’s Court or are on a probation and parole order at Brisbane Central and Brisbane South Probation and Parole office. This role provides person-centred support to address the housing, safety and wellbeing goals of women at their point of contact with the criminal justice system.

We currently have a Full-Time vacancy in Brisbane on a 2-month fixed term contract with a likely extension depending on funding renewal.

This is the perfect role for someone who is passionate about helping people to live their best lives.

We would love to welcome & encourage candidates who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander to apply.

About You

With a background in using a strengths-based approach, you will be passionate about supporting women who have a history with the criminal justice system, providing advocacy and assistance in housing and community services. Our ideal candidate will also offer:

  • Experience with case management and assessment of adults - especially women who have a history with the criminal justice system
  • Knowledge of the public and community housing sector
  • Understanding and application of Trauma-Informed practice and Recovery-Oriented practice
  • Skilled in intervention strategies including family support, homelessness and at-risk individuals
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Collaborative and productive; able to build rapport and develop relationships with a wide range
  • of stakeholders
  • Solutions-focused and self-managing with a strong emphasis on working as part of a team
  • Competency with Microsoft Office; capacity to learn and use other software and systems

Along with the following qualifications and credentials:

  • Current Blue Card
  • Current Queensland Driver Licence
  • Degree in Social Work, Human Services or a related field, and/or equivalent practical experience in the public and community housing sector and related service systems including criminal justice, health, mental health and drug and alcohol.

Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues. We promote a child-safe environment and are committed to providing ongoing care and protection.

What we offer:

Our team prides themselves on their friendly and supportive environment. With a well-established team and a manager who encourages autonomy and independence, a few of the benefits of working in this team include:

  • Salary Packaging available to increase your take-home pay
  • Professional development and training
  • Employee benefits program - including retail discounts

Application Process:

Please send us a copy of your current resume. We will connect with you when you are shortlisted and arrange interviews soon after.

For further information please contact:

Adam Barnes
07 3377 3107

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.

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