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Case Manager and Initial Assessment & Planning Worker

Advertiser: The Salvation Army3.7 out of 53.7 overall rating (299 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Aug 2019
Location
South West Coast VIC
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Community Services & Development, Housing & Homelessness Services

Case Manager and Initial Assessment & Planning Worker

Casual Ongoing

The Salvation Army 

The Salvation Army is one of the world's largest Christian social welfare organisations. Currently we have more than 8,500 active officers and staff delivering in excess of 1000 specifically designed social programs across Australia. The Salvation Army helps more than 1 million Australians every year – that's one person every 30 seconds!

We are looking for motivated people who share our mission and values. If you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role we invite you to apply for our current vacancy of Casual Case Manager and Initial Assessment Planning (IAP) Worker

About Us

SalvoConnect Western operates within the Homelessness program stream of The Salvation Army Australia Territory (TSA). Services operate in Ballarat, Warrnambool, Hamilton, Horsham and Portland.

The Portland Initial Assessment & Planning program provides intake services to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and provides assistance to identify, address and respond to presenting issues.

The Portland crisis accommodation program supports those who are experiencing homelessness by providing short term crisis accommodation coupled with generalist support.

Position Details/Information

This position will case manage clients within the Crisis Accommodation Program and support people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness within the Portland and surrounding region.

This role also provides an intake and assessment role which offers assistance, information and advice to individuals and families experiencing housing crisis as a result of homelessness or impending homelessness. People seeking assistance are able to discuss their situation with the Initial Assessment & Planning worker and explore options to best address their particular situation or need.

This position is located at Portland.

Hours and Award/Salary Level

This is a casual ongoing position. Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Social stream, level 5.

What you can bring

Tertiary Qualification in social work or other relevant human services discipline.

  • Experience in homelessness service provision preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of homelessness including context, causes, issues, philosophies and legislation
  • Understanding and application of homelessness models, approaches, theories and practices when dealing with clients
  • Is proactive and self-motivated
  • Committed to and acts for well-being of internal and external service users
  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence is essential
  • Be able to provide proof of Eligibility to Work in Australia

What we can offer you?

  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family members
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation

How to apply

For a copy of the Position Description please email lindsay.stow@salvationarmy.org.au with subject ‘Position Description Request – Case Manager and IAP Worker.

Applications will include a cover letter responding to the key selection criteria and a current CV and submit to lindsay.stow@salvationarmy.org.au.

CLOSES:  27th of August

The Salvation Army is a Child Safe Organisation. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check.

All applicants will also be required to undertake a mandatory National Police Check.

 

 

The Salvation Army Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.
We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

Casual Ongoing

The Salvation Army 

The Salvation Army is one of the world's largest Christian social welfare organisations. Currently we have more than 8,500 active officers and staff delivering in excess of 1000 specifically designed social programs across Australia. The Salvation Army helps more than 1 million Australians every year – that's one person every 30 seconds!

We are looking for motivated people who share our mission and values. If you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role we invite you to apply for our current vacancy of Casual Case Manager and Initial Assessment Planning (IAP) Worker

About Us

SalvoConnect Western operates within the Homelessness program stream of The Salvation Army Australia Territory (TSA). Services operate in Ballarat, Warrnambool, Hamilton, Horsham and Portland.

The Portland Initial Assessment & Planning program provides intake services to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and provides assistance to identify, address and respond to presenting issues.

The Portland crisis accommodation program supports those who are experiencing homelessness by providing short term crisis accommodation coupled with generalist support.

Position Details/Information

This position will case manage clients within the Crisis Accommodation Program and support people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness within the Portland and surrounding region.

This role also provides an intake and assessment role which offers assistance, information and advice to individuals and families experiencing housing crisis as a result of homelessness or impending homelessness. People seeking assistance are able to discuss their situation with the Initial Assessment & Planning worker and explore options to best address their particular situation or need.

This position is located at Portland.

Hours and Award/Salary Level

This is a casual ongoing position. Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Social stream, level 5.

What you can bring

Tertiary Qualification in social work or other relevant human services discipline.

  • Experience in homelessness service provision preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of homelessness including context, causes, issues, philosophies and legislation
  • Understanding and application of homelessness models, approaches, theories and practices when dealing with clients
  • Is proactive and self-motivated
  • Committed to and acts for well-being of internal and external service users
  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence is essential
  • Be able to provide proof of Eligibility to Work in Australia

What we can offer you?

  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family members
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation

How to apply

For a copy of the Position Description please email lindsay.stow@salvationarmy.org.au with subject ‘Position Description Request – Case Manager and IAP Worker.

Applications will include a cover letter responding to the key selection criteria and a current CV and submit to lindsay.stow@salvationarmy.org.au.

CLOSES:  27th of August

The Salvation Army is a Child Safe Organisation. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check.

All applicants will also be required to undertake a mandatory National Police Check.

 

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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