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Family Case Worker - Specialist Homelessness Services Program - Katoomba

Thrive Services

We are seeking an energetic and skilled worker with relevant tertiary qualifications and at least 3 years demonstrated experience in case management working with complex & vulnerable families. You will also have demonstrated knowledge of supporting families who are at risk of or are homeless including around areas of tenancy, transitional housing & crisis assistance.

You will have good organisation & time management skills and be proficient in MS Office programs as well as proficiency in using electronic case management tool/s.

Essential Criteria

  1. Minimum requirement of a degree in welfare, social sciences or other relevant areas.
  2. Minimum 3 years’ experience in case management of families with complex needs and experience working with vulnerable families and children at risk, particularly mandatory reporting processes.
  3. Experience working successfully within or with community & other housing providers, and knowledge of property management of transitional and/or crisis houses.
  4. Ability to respond to crisis and urgent matters that arise in working with families & children that are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
  5. Understanding of basic financial practices, ie basic budgeting with families and brokerage accountability & management.
  6. Well-developed IT skills such as MS Office programs, databases & experience of using such programs in a workplace setting and including experience in using case management tools or systems.
  7. Good organisation, prioritising and time management skills, particularly ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  8. Must have a current Working with Children Check number.
  9. Must have National Criminal Check or will apply for one prior to employment commencement.
  10. Must have full driver’s licence and a comprehensively insured vehicle (NB you will be using your own vehicle for travel and receiving award reimbursement per kilometre)

This position is paid at SCHADS Award Level 4 with option to salary package.

For more information contact: jenny@thriveservices.org.au, using the subject line: Family Case Worker - Specialist Homelessness Services program - Katoomba enquiry via EthicalJobs or call 4782 1555.

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