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Case Manager - Next Steps, Dillon House

Jesuit Social Services
  • Full-time Position
  • Carlton North location

About the organisation

Jesuit Social Services is a social change organisation working to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential.

Since 1977, Jesuit Social Services has provided services to some of the most disadvantaged in our community.

We place a high priority on advocacy and are a leader in policy development and research.

About the program

The Next Steps Program is a highly regarded Specialist Homelessness Service, funded by the Department of Health & Human Service.

Next Steps offers a unique multi component, early intervention program providing intensive case management and residential support to young people between 16 and 24 who have involvement with the justice system and are experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Dillon House is a key component of the Next Steps program, providing structured residential 24/7 supported accommodation for up to three young people at any given time for a 12 month placement, with the option of extension if desired, with the goal of securing appropriate, affordable, long-term housing post tenancy.

About the role

The Case Manager utilises assertive outreach to engage and support 10 young people, some of whom may be living at Dillon house.

This role is responsible for conducting comprehensive assessment and case planning in assisting young people with traumatic histories and a range of complex issues.

As well as this the Case Manager works with a range of stakeholders by participating and leading care teams.

This includes working within the homelessness and housing system to secure suitable, safe and stable accommodation.

Candidate requirements

This role will suit a candidate with the following skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in case management roles; including engagement, assessment, case planning and case coordination.
  • An understanding of issues effecting young people experiencing homelessness and have a justice involvement.
  • Capacity to initiate and maintain contacts with a broad range of people and community organisations to ensure participants’ access to services, families and key stakeholders.
  • Ability to work closely and collaboratively with the Next Steps team, to achieve positive outcomes for young people.
  • Demonstrated experience or an understanding of: the homeless, youth justice and the broader youth services sector.

A base salary of $69,200 per annum, plus generous salary packaging benefits are available, together with ongoing professional and career development.

What Jesuit Social Services can offer you:

  • A comprehensive Induction and Orientation program
  • Ongoing role related training and development
  • An organisation that lives their values, through our day to day work
  • A welcoming and supportive environment
  • Employee assistance program
  • A competitive salary plus salary packaging benefits
  • Generous leave

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