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Case Worker

Advertiser: Mission Australia3.6 out of 53.6 overall rating (176 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
14 Aug 2019
Location
Blue Mountains & Central West
Salary
Competitive salary with not for profit packaging
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Community Development

Case Worker

  • Not for profit salary packaging
  • Full time and part time role available
  • Orange location NSW

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 155 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're generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.

Your Opportunity

Our mental health programs aim to assist people who have a mental illness to overcome social isolation and increase their connections to the community. Participants are supported through a recovery focused and strengths based approach that recognises recovery as a personal journey driven by the participant.

Reporting to the Program coordinator, your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Respond to referrals according to service guidelines and conduct thorough assessments
  • Develop, implement and review individualized case plans (individual recovery plans) for each client addressing their various issues
  • Ensure that information on relevant community resources are available to clients
  • Document clear and concise records including statistics and outcomes

Requirements for success

  • Tertiary qualifications and/ or relevant experience in the human services industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with people with a mental illness
  • Demonstrated experience in case management/ support planning
  • Sound knowledge of and experience in negotiating local service systems including mental health services
  • Strong understanding of the NDIS
  • Demonstrated skills in mediation and advocacy
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team

Culture & Benefits

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

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

  • Salary packaging of $15,900 in tax-free pay per year (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted childcare rates with participating centres
  • Parental leave and the ability to purchase additional annual leave  
  • Generous discounts with hotels, travel insurance and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling services via our EAP
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Flexible workplace practices

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

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 contact Sean Punch at PunchS@missionaustralia.com.au. You can also view the Position Description via  NPST CSW L3 July 2019.docx

For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

Applications close midnight, Thursday 29 August 2019.

  • Not for profit salary packaging
  • Full time and part time role available
  • Orange location NSW

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 155 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're generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.

Your Opportunity

Our mental health programs aim to assist people who have a mental illness to overcome social isolation and increase their connections to the community. Participants are supported through a recovery focused and strengths based approach that recognises recovery as a personal journey driven by the participant.

Reporting to the Program coordinator, your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Respond to referrals according to service guidelines and conduct thorough assessments
  • Develop, implement and review individualized case plans (individual recovery plans) for each client addressing their various issues
  • Ensure that information on relevant community resources are available to clients
  • Document clear and concise records including statistics and outcomes

Requirements for success

  • Tertiary qualifications and/ or relevant experience in the human services industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with people with a mental illness
  • Demonstrated experience in case management/ support planning
  • Sound knowledge of and experience in negotiating local service systems including mental health services
  • Strong understanding of the NDIS
  • Demonstrated skills in mediation and advocacy
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team

Culture & Benefits

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

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

  • Salary packaging of $15,900 in tax-free pay per year (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted childcare rates with participating centres
  • Parental leave and the ability to purchase additional annual leave  
  • Generous discounts with hotels, travel insurance and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling services via our EAP
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Flexible workplace practices

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

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 contact Sean Punch at PunchS@missionaustralia.com.au. You can also view the Position Description via  NPST CSW L3 July 2019.docx

For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

Applications close midnight, Thursday 29 August 2019.

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