Case Worker

Location NSW

Description

Permanent Full Time | 38 hours per week Location: Coonamble NSW Make a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians in need 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 Staying Home Leaving Violence (SHLV) is a specialised domestic and family violence program for women 18 (children are also supported) who have separated from a violent partner/family member, & choose to remain in their home or another home of their choice. The program highlights the victim's housing stability, preventing them from being homeless You will support Domestic and Family Violence victims ensuring housing stability, and preventing their homelessness.

You will provide intensive case work, which is long-term, needs based and integrated with key agencies. Your key responsibilities will be to: Deliver intensive case management supports victims of family violence Provide safety planning and case management strategies to women and children Support clients to remain safe and free from violence in their own home Assist women to maintain stable accommodation and control of their finances Maintain and develop strong referral pathways with agencies Focus on building key relationships with internal and external stakeholders Under supervision complete administrative duties for the efficient running of the service Create and update individualised case management files for all clients Requirements for Success Relevant qualifications (Cert IV) and related experience is desirable (training provided) A genuine passion in working with vulnerable members of the community Current NSW driver’s licence Actively support MA’s Reconciliation Action Plan and demonstrate the ability to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds A current license to be able to travel between locations 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. Culture & Benefits A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need.

We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration. To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a ra.

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Company
Mission Australia
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Full Time

Posted

19 Sep 2020

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