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  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesHousing and Homelessness, Social Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 02 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 16 Dec 2019
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Case Manager

Melbourne City Mission
Melbourne City Mission
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesHousing and Homelessness, Social Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 02 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 16 Dec 2019
  • Ongoing part-time position available
  • Braybrook location
  • Competitive remuneration package with access to NFP salary packaging

About the organisation:

We are a leading community support organisation working alongside people to live the life they aspire to, their way, providing a broad range of support in Homelessness, Justice, Disability, Palliative Care, Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), and Early Years and Education service areas. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.

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About the program:

The Adult and Family Homelessness Service (AFHS) provides case management and interim response support to adult singles and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the Western Region of Melbourne.

AFHS recognises the wide range of issues impacting on homeless people. As a result, the service model provides a combination of case management, case co-ordination, case linkages and active outreach to clients, including home visits. This ensures that clients are supported to achieve their goals as well as the skills to enable stable, secure and appropriate housing.

About the role:

To provide high quality support to adults and families who are experiencing homelessness in order to address associated barriers that may have impacted on their housing circumstances and to work towards securing long-term housing.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provide a mixture of crisis, short-term and medium-term case management support to people experiencing homelessness
  • Deliver a high-quality service by maintaining a constructive and supportive relationship with clients, working from a client centred model that is inclusive of the diversity of single adults and families
  • Maintain a caseload of clients, the number of which is dependant on the needs of the client and the intensity of support they require. Approximate caseload is between 10-12 clients, however flexibility and the ability to manage caseloads outside of this number is expected

Skills & experience include but are not limited to:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Welfare studies or related fields
  • Demonstrated experience, knowledge and skills in working with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
  • Demonstrated experience working within a case management framework
  • Knowledge of local and regional homelessness networks and service providers
  • A current Victorian Driver's License and current Working with Children Check

Please review the position description below for the full duties and key selection criteria.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognises the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our employees.

A position description is attached.

How to apply

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a current CV and Cover Letter and address the key selection criteria.

Applications to be sent via email: recruitment@mcm.org.au, using the subject line: Case Manager application via EthicalJobs.

Applications close at 5pm on 16 December 2019. We reserve the right to interview prior to the closing date.

As part of MCM’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening checks process. Successful appointment to a position will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, and current and valid driver license. All costs associated with safety screening checks with the exception of the National Police Check will be at applicants’ expense.

At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you.

MCM is committed to the safety of its clients and employees, taking a zero tolerance approach to violence within the workplace and abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability. All employees are required to comply with the Child Safe Standards.

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