Family Solutions Case Managers

  • Professional Services
  • Part Time
  • 2 years ago

Job Information

Job Description

  • 3 opportunities available
  • Mornington Peninsula based – Hastings or Mornington
  • Flexible working conditions – full time or part time (0.8)
  • Ongoing role

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a mission focused, justice based organisation with a strong commitment to women and children.

Our mission is to create an emotionally, economically and physically safe world for women by disrupting the intergenerational cycle of disadvantage for women and girls.

Our Safety & Resilience services are delivered across Victoria and New South Wales and include integrated family and youth services, a range of family violence response services, counselling and case management for children, young people, women and families and support for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness (including refuge accommodation for women and children who have experienced family violence).

Family Solutions is an alliance of partner agencies working across the Bayside Peninsula area in the delivery of family services.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, in conjunction with these other agencies, operates the Support & Safety Hub. The Hub provides a central intake and referral point to a range of community-based family services and other supports within the Bayside Peninsula catchment area of Glen Eira, Stonnington, Port Phillip, Bayside, Kingston, Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Shire.

About the role

We are currently looking for tertiary qualified, highly skilled and experienced Case Managers who can draw on strong therapeutic skills learnt from extensive experience in providing support and guidance to families, children and young people, supporting them through major life transitions and crises.

The ideal candidates will have excellent organisational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

To be successful in this role it is mandatory that you:

  • Hold relevant tertiary degree level qualification in Social Work, Psychology, or a related discipline is essential
  • Have demonstrated experience in case management and casework including the ability to carry out assessment and make recommendations on service response.
  • Have demonstrated experience working from a competency/strengths based solution focused framework with families and individuals presenting with complex needs and behaviours (e.g. substance abuse, mental health, parenting issues, disability, relationship issues) and/or from CALD or indigenous backgrounds.
  • Have demonstrated experience in facilitating parenting programs and/or group work with children, young people and families.
  • Have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of working within the ‘Best Interest Case Practice Model.’

You will demonstrate commitment to social justice, gender equity and alignment with the values and mission of GSANZ.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to staff wellbeing. We offer a supportive work environment, ongoing professional development for staff and a competitive remuneration package. We encourage flexible working arrangements and provide access to salary packaging. This role is classified at level 5 SCHADS 2010.

For further information please contact Colin Valentine on 5970 5702.

Please visit our website: https://goodshep.org.au/join-us/positions-and-benefits/ to review the position description

To apply email a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and expertise along with a copy of your resume to recruitment@goodshep.org.au

Applications close 5pm Sunday 18 March.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment Working with Children Check, National Criminal History check and proof of the right to work in Australia. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage people who identify as Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander or other diverse backgrounds to apply.

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