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Case Manager Women and Children's Services

Safe Futures Foundation

Safe Futures Foundation is a not for profit Specialist Family Violence Organisation providing frontline services to women and children to help them escape control, abuse and violence and rebuild their lives.  We have been responding to family violence and changing people’s stories for over 40 years.  We operate across 2 main sites in Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs and our new site in the Western region. We are funded by the Department of Health and Human Services. 

The Foundation supports women and children through three key programs:

  • Safe in the Community
  • Intake and Emergency Response – Eastern and Western regions and
  • Community Connect 

Safe Futures is committed to protecting the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people and complies with Victorian child safe standards.

As a result of our growth into the Western Suburbs, we are currently seeking a suitably qualified and experienced case manager for our new, 24 hour state of the art Refuge and Emergency Accommodation service located in Wyndham. The role available is 1x .6 part-time Case Manager on 12-month fixed term contract.

About the role

The Case Manager will be required to complete intake and risk assessments using the MARAM (Multiple Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework), develop safety and support plans, provide crisis case support for women and children and linking them to community-based services. As a key member of the organisation and service provision, the case manager will develop working relationships with agencies such as DHHS child protection to ensure the safety of the children using the “best Interests” framework.

The role involves working rostered hours/sleepovers, including weekend and public holidays as well as participating in an ‘on call’ roster and recall to duty if required.

About You

You must hold tertiary level qualifications in Social Work, Psychology or Community Services, and be available to work across a 7-day rotating roster, including weekends, sleepover and on-call. Relevant experience working in a similar position within Family and Domestic Violence is highly desirable, as is your ability to work harmoniously within a supportive and driven environment, whilst ensuring accountability and outcomes are delivered as required under our contracts.

All applicants must have a valid Working with Children’s check, current Drivers Licence and appointment to this position is subject to a National Police check.

What We Offer 

  • 12month fixed contract
  • Part time position
  • Salary in accordance with the SCHADS Award
  • Generous salary packaging including novated leasing, meals and entertainment card
  • Excellent Professional Development opportunities
  • Health and Wellbeing Program
  • Regular supervision, reflective practice and management support including access to EAP

A position description is attached.

How to apply

For consideration, the applicant must address the key selection criteria contained within the position description; all applications to include a covering letter and emailed to kateh@safefutures.org.au, using the subject line: Case Manager Women and Children's Services - Wyndham application via EthicalJobs.

For further information please contact Kate on 0414 441 522 or 9877 0311.

Applications close Monday 8th June 2020.

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