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Case Workers x2 - Stuart Lodge - Alice Springs

Mission Australia
  • Utilise your case management experience to help those in need
  • 2 positions – 1 full time and 1 part time (3 days per week)
  • Location: Alice Springs - NT

About Us

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 160 years.

Every day we support people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more. We are generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.

Mission Australia is committed to keeping children and young people safe with zero tolerance of harm or abuse, and expect all our employees and volunteers to reflect this commitment. 

Your Opportunity

Stuart Lodge is a specialist homelessness service in Alice Springs for individuals and families who are at risk of, or currently experiencing, homelessness.

This position will provide assistance to participants in the provision of holistic, client centred case management services to both individuals and families to achieve sustainable tenancies

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Work with participants to create and manage individual goals including referral to supplementary services as needed. 
  • Undertake a range of case management duties to support the development of clients including referrals and support letter, interaction with other service providers, appointment setting and advocacy internally and externally.
  • Work with the Case Manager to provide intensive ongoing case management sessions (formal and informal) with participants and review progression against individual goals and provide informal counselling as required.
  • Develop internal relationships with clients and other staff to contribute to the effective functioning of the service and improved outcomes.
  • Develop relationships with key external stakeholders including other service providers, community service workers, government agencies etc. to assist in the receipt of information and referral of clients.

Requirements for Success

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Computer Literacy
  • Current Driver License
  • Senior First Aid certificate or willingness to gain it is expected. 
  • Experience working with Aboriginal people from remote communities would be desirable

Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people. 

We are strongly encouraging people who identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to apply.

Culture & Benefits  

A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.

To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • NFP salary packaging benefits reducing taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Generous discounts with hotels, travel insurance and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling services via our EAP
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, we invite you to get in touch via email talentattraction@missionaustralia.com.au, using the subject line: Case Workers x2 - Stuart Lodge - Alice Springs enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ and send your cover letter and resume today.

For more information, feel free to view the Position Description via this LINK to the PD. For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

Please do not wait for the closing date to apply, as we are currently reviewing applications. 

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