Case Worker - Stuart Lodge - Alice Springs
Utilise your case management experience to help those in need Full time permanent opportunities Location: Alice Springs - NT About Us Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 160 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 are generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.
Mission Australia is committed to keeping children and young people safe with zero tolerance of harm or abuse, and expect all our employees and volunteers to reflect this commitment. Your Opportunity Stuart Lodge is a specialist homelessness service in Alice Springs for individuals and families who are at risk of, or currently experiencing, homelessness. This position will provide assistance to participants in the provision of holistic, client centred case management services to both individuals and families to achieve sustainable tenancies Your key responsibilities will be to: Work with participants to create and manage individual goals including referral to supplementary services as needed.
Undertake a range of case management duties to support the development of clients including referrals and support letter, interaction with other service providers, appointment setting and advocacy internally and externally. Work with the Case Manager to provide intensive ongoing case management sessions (formal and informal) with participants and review progression against individual goals and provide informal counselling as required. Develop internal relationships with clients and other staff to contribute to the effective functioning of the service and improved outcomes.
Develop relationships with key external stakeholders including other service providers, community service workers, government agencies etc. to assist in the receipt of information and referral of clients. Requirements for Success Previous experience in a similar role Computer Literacy Current Driver License Senior First Aid certificate or willingness to gain it is expected.
Experience working with Aboriginal people from remote communities would be desirable Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people. We are strongly encouraging people who identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to apply. Culture & Benefits A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need.
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