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Youth Focused Case Manager - Geelong

Melbourne City Mission
  • Fixed-term Part-time position (31 December 2020)
  • Located in Geelong
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available

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 role

This position is a part of the Towards Home Plus Team, a joint initiative led by Neami and partnered with Launch Housing, Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative, Uniting ReGen, Bolton Clarke and Melbourne City Mission.

The team offers a holistic, assertive outreach support service to people who are homeless and rough sleepers. It provides intensive, flexible, responsive, client focused support featuring a multidisciplinary team approach with the aim of assisting clients to successfully sustain housing, improve physical and mental health and develop connections within the local community.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Intensive case management support to people sleeping rough.
  • Intensive assistance to access accommodation.
  • Intensive post-settlement support.
  • Referral and linkage to relevant support services
  • Secondary Consult

Skills & experience include but are not limited to:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Welfare studies or related fields
  • Demonstrated experience in working with people who have experienced homelessness, particularly those experiencing primary homelessness
  • Demonstrated experience working within a case management and assertive outreach framework
  • Strong organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Well-developed communication, negotiation, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

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


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.

Our commitment to diversity

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.

Our commitment to safety

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.

A Position Description is attached.

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