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Case Manager

Advertiser: The Salvation Army3.7 out of 53.7 overall rating (345 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
3 Dec 2019
Location
Wagga Wagga & Riverina
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Community Services & Development, Housing & Homelessness Services

Case Manager

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

We are looking for compassionate 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 review our current vacancies.

ABOUT US

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

JOB OPPORTUNITY - Case Manager

Murrumbidgee Accommodation and Housing Service

The Salvation Army’s ‘Christianity with its sleeves rolled up’ ethos has endeared it to the Australian public. Each year we provide assistance to over one million Australians by working in the community, offering practical and spiritual support, to assist people to live their lives to their full potential.

The Salvation Army’s Murrumbidgee Accommodation and Housing Services adopt a person-centred, safe & coordinated “No Wrong Door” approach to homelessness service delivery to ensure the best outcome for all who seek our assistance. This a specialist homelessness service working within the 'Going Home Staying Home' reforms under the NSW Department of Family and Community Services.

The Case Manager provides services as per The Salvation Army’s “fundamentals framework”. This includes crisis and transitional support to people experiencing homelessness with a view to achieving housing stability, experience improved social inclusion, community connection and readiness to be equipped for participation in the wider community.

About the role

  • Part time position working Wednesday to Friday
  • Based in Leeton and Griffith NSW with some travel required around the Murrumbidgee area
  • Offered as a Contract to June 2019 (parental leave relief)
  • Offer appropriate and high quality support to clients who are homeless or at risk of homelessness through a case management framework.
  • Support will be provided to clients with varied needs which will require a range of alternate options including Early Intervention; Crisis and Transitional Support; Community-based outreach; Rapid Rehousing.

Skills and experience

  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote and support the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum Diploma) in Community Services or Social Work
  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current NSW Working With Children Check
  • 2+ years’ experience and working knowledge of the community services sector in NSW with a specific emphasis on homelessness and family/domestic violence (including issues, trends, resources & services etc.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in legislative requirements that govern this type of environment
  • Sound knowledge of networks (homeless, mental health, housing, welfare and job action agencies) within the local area
  • Knowledge of a Trauma Informed Care Practice Approach
  • Knowledge of Recovery Oriented Practice and language
  • Knowledge of the Riverina region will be an advantage

The Salvation Army offers professional development, a supportive team environment and generous salary packaging.

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing the skills and experience criteria and your current resume: careers.salvos.org.au

For further information please contact Michelle Kilgower, Program Manager, 0432 001163.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the well being of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.
We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

JOB OPPORTUNITY - Case Manager

Murrumbidgee Accommodation and Housing Service

The Salvation Army’s ‘Christianity with its sleeves rolled up’ ethos has endeared it to the Australian public. Each year we provide assistance to over one million Australians by working in the community, offering practical and spiritual support, to assist people to live their lives to their full potential.

The Salvation Army’s Murrumbidgee Accommodation and Housing Services adopt a person-centred, safe & coordinated “No Wrong Door” approach to homelessness service delivery to ensure the best outcome for all who seek our assistance. This a specialist homelessness service working within the 'Going Home Staying Home' reforms under the NSW Department of Family and Community Services.

The Case Manager provides services as per The Salvation Army’s “fundamentals framework”. This includes crisis and transitional support to people experiencing homelessness with a view to achieving housing stability, experience improved social inclusion, community connection and readiness to be equipped for participation in the wider community.

About the role

  • Part time position working Wednesday to Friday
  • Based in Leeton and Griffith NSW with some travel required around the Murrumbidgee area
  • Offered as a Contract to June 2019 (parental leave relief)
  • Offer appropriate and high quality support to clients who are homeless or at risk of homelessness through a case management framework.
  • Support will be provided to clients with varied needs which will require a range of alternate options including Early Intervention; Crisis and Transitional Support; Community-based outreach; Rapid Rehousing.

Skills and experience

  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote and support the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum Diploma) in Community Services or Social Work
  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current NSW Working With Children Check
  • 2+ years’ experience and working knowledge of the community services sector in NSW with a specific emphasis on homelessness and family/domestic violence (including issues, trends, resources & services etc.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in legislative requirements that govern this type of environment
  • Sound knowledge of networks (homeless, mental health, housing, welfare and job action agencies) within the local area
  • Knowledge of a Trauma Informed Care Practice Approach
  • Knowledge of Recovery Oriented Practice and language
  • Knowledge of the Riverina region will be an advantage

The Salvation Army offers professional development, a supportive team environment and generous salary packaging.

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing the skills and experience criteria and your current resume: careers.salvos.org.au

For further information please contact Michelle Kilgower, Program Manager, 0432 001163.

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