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Senior Case Manager - Family Violence

Elizabeth Morgan House Aboriginal Women's Service

ABOUT US

Elizabeth Morgan House Aboriginal Women’s Service Inc. (EMHAWS) is a specialist family violence organisation based in Melbourne. We are proudly an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation and have been in operation since 1976. EMHAWS takes direction and works in consultation with the community in all aspects of our services. Central to our work and business is the aim to provide advocacy and support for the empowerment of Aboriginal women, children, young people and the wider community.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a senior Case Manager experienced in Family Violence to join our Western Team. You will provide high quality case management support and advocacy for Aboriginal women and their accompanying children impacted by Family Violence. This includes, but is not limited to, initial contact, assessment and safety planning, case planning, and exit planning. You will also support and mentor junior members of the team and share your knowledge and experience to improve outcomes for all clients.

EMHAWS is committed to the integration of services within the broader service system. As such, the Western Outreach Team works proactively and collaboratively with the wider community services sector to ensure Aboriginal women and their children receive culturally appropriate support to meet their service needs.

Please see attached position description for a full break down of the role.

We are seeking a full-time position but hours can be negotiated for the right candidate. The role will be based in our newly established Brookfield office.

IN RETURN WE OFFER

  • Salary in line with SCHADS award, dependent on experience
  • Salary packaging benefits resulting in tax savings.
  • Regular supervision and management support including access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and options for external supervision
  • A rewarding opportunity to be part of an organisation that is committed to improving quality of life for women and children experiencing family violence

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. Bachelor of Social Work (or equivalent qualification)
  2. 5+ years experience within the family violence sector
  3. Demonstrated ability to provide culturally appropriate crisis intervention support, case management and advocacy for Aboriginal children and young people.
  4. A strong understanding of the complex nature and dynamics of family violence including the impact of family violence on Aboriginal women and children.
  5. An understanding of MARAM, FVISS, and CISS.
  6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  7. Excellent time management and demonstrated experience in the ability to manage competing priorities and stressful situations
  8. Knowledge of Aboriginal culture, history, and self-determination with the ability to apply this in a contemporary setting. Demonstrated connection to Community desirable.

For more information or to discuss the role, please email info@emhaws.org.au, using the subject line: Western Senior Case Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

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