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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 consultatively 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.
We are seeking a Specialist Children's Case Manager to deliver culturally appropriate, intensive case management to women, young people and children who access EMH’s services. The role requires supporting mothers or caregivers and their children who have experienced Family Violence and Homelessness and are residing in crisis and transitional housing facilities. The role is responsible for continuing case management support after the child and/or young person exits the EMH Refuge, if deemed appropriate.
Support services will be delivered with a focus on strengths-based outcomes and the Multi Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework (MARAM). The role provides client-centred casework using individual, mothers/caregivers and child and whole of family approaches to attain safety, stability and positive long-term outcomes.
The role is responsible for ensuring the voice and support needs of Aboriginal children and young people entering crisis accommodation is heard throughout the family violence system by providing practice support and advocacy.
Work will be undertaken in a variety of environments including crisis accommodation facility, outreach to transitional properties, and outreach to co-locations and community service settings.
This role envisaged as part-time (0.6 FTE), but flexibility is available for the successful applicant.