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Case Workers - Homelessness

Case Workers - Homelessness

Job Title: Case Workers - Homelessness
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: VIC
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Reference: ktmar25
Contact Name: Kate Taylor
Contact Email: office@taylrocare.com.au
Job Published: March 22, 2019 17:47

Job Description

TaylorCare has partnered with Vincent Care Victoria in North Melbourne to work with people making the transition from chronic homelessness to placement in longer term stable housing. Be part of this quality homelessness recovery model (HRM) in an exciting organisation in Case Worker role and benefit from competitive salaries and salary packaging and an outstanding supportive team environment.


About the role
As a Caseworker you will provide support  by developing appropriate individually tailored case plans in consultation with clients that are responsive to their needs and goals and incorporates their strengths. Develop and maintain a Recovery focused working relationship with clients to help support and maintain change through longitudinal case coordination.
Act as a mediator and advocate on behalf of clients with other services.

Skills and Experience
 BA in Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, or equivalent
 2-5 years’ experience in case work/case management and service coordination in one or more of the following areas: homelessness, mental health, dual diagnosis, alcohol and other drugs.
 Sound knowledge of a variety of theoretical frameworks and strategies applicable for working with clients with complex needs.
 Proven ability to effectively manage challenging behaviours and respond to crisis situations.
 Demonstrated use of recovery principles in case management practice
 Up to date police check and WWCC to work in Victoria or willing to obtain
 Right to live and work in Australia essential for this role

Culture

Working with an award-winning organisation established to provide a range of accommodation and support services to people that are facing disadvantage throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria. Our aspiration is to be the leader in providing care, hope and advocacy for those facing disadvantage. Our purpose is to create opportunities and lasting change for the most marginalised. VincentCare is well equipped to provide a continuum of services that effectively meet the needs of people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

VincentCare recognises the importance of balancing work and family and staff enjoy work/life balance. Career progression available within the organisation so a great career path within Social Services for the successful person.

How to apply

This opportunity is not to be missed. DON'T DELAY! Register Today!

Send your up to date CV to office@taylorcare.com.au, call 02 9810 4498 and speak to Kate Taylor Or Lumi Phillips for a confidential discussion or click the 'Apply now' button to submit your interest.

TaylorCare are passionate about giving back and support three charities through our business RUOK, A21 Campaign & Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. So, as we place you into a job in turn we can donate more to the charities we support. We recently won the RCSA Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2018 for our work in the community.

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