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Case Manager - Youth Homelessness

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Permanent part time (60 hours per fortnight)
  • Based at Ringwood

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate Case Manager to join our Homelessness Intake and Prevention Program. The role is based Uniting’s 121 youth refuge, which is a safe and supportive refuge for young people across Melbourne who are homeless, or are at risk of homelessness. The refuge provides short-term accommodation to vulnerable young people while they get their lives back on track.

Working as part of a committed team, the Case Manager provides assessment, support and engaging case management services to young people at the 121 youth refuge. The Case Manager will support young people to access relevant services, suitable housing and community options to help them to break the cycle of homelessness. The role will be required to work afterhours at times.

View the full position description here

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a Diploma (or higher) qualification in Community Services or a related discipline.

You will also have:

  • Demonstrated case management experience within the homelessness or community services sectors
  • A client focused approach, with the ability to prioritise the individual needs of each client
  • A genuine interest in and commitment to caring for young people in need
  • Capacity to work flexibly to meet the needs of young people
  • Strong communication, organisation and problem solving skills

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover letter (outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current resume

Get in touch

Vaughn Marshall, Youth Homelessness Team Leader
T: (03) 8870 4006

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au 

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services. 

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