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Case Worker - Stuart Lodge

Apply now Job no: 979699
Work type: Fixed Term (Full Time)
Location: NT
Categories: Community Services

Case Worker – Stuart Lodge

  • 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
  • Full time hours and days
  • Alice Springs - NT

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 155 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're generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.

About the role

To work with individuals and families to obtain and/or sustain successful tenancies. 

(A copy of the position description is provided below)

Duties

  • Work with participants to create individual goals including referral to supplementary services as needed.  Also 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. And also, 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.
  • Create and update individualized case management files for all clients in line with Mission Australia protocols and ensure that all required internal and external client paperwork is completed and copies kept on file.
  • 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.

Qualifications & experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in case work or significant demonstrated experience in a similar roles
  • Computer Literacy
  • Current Driver License
  • Senior First Aid certificate or willingness to gain it is expected. 
  • Satisfactory criminal record check and Working with Children Check
  •   Desirable:  Experience with Aboriginal people from remote communities As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check.

Positions requiring WWCC: In addition there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children check or apply if you do not already hold one. It is unlawful for prohibited persons to apply for work with children, and, as such, prohibited persons cannot apply for this role.

Benefits  

  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Purchase additional annual leave
  • Discounted childcare rates of up to 50% at participating Centres (conditions apply)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee discounts with hotels, travel insurance, and major retailers: Coles, Harvey Norman, Apple, Dell & many more
  • Free, confidential counselling service
  • Volunteering opportunities

 

 

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Click "APPLY NOW" noting applications close Wednesday 28th June 2017

For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

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