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Senior Case Manager - Youth on Track - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander focus - Mt Druitt

Apply now Job no: 983069
Work type: Fixed Term (Full Time)
Location: NSW
Categories: Community Services

Senior Case Manager - Youth on Track

  • Not for profit salary packaging + other benefits
  • fixed term full time - June 2019
  • Location: Mt Druitt

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 combating 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.

The Opportunity

Youth on Track is an early intervention scheme for 10–17 year-olds that identifies and responds to young people at risk of long-term involvement in the criminal justice system.

In this position you will deliver intensive case management supports to young people and their families to address criminogenic risk and needs, whilst coordinating and providing a range of evidence based interventions.

30% of your case load will be focused on but not limited too, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth.

  • Deliver intensive case management supports to young people and their families
  • Develop comprehensive case plans with the young person and their families
  • Deliver a range of evidence based interventions to address risk factors such as drug and alcohol, family functioning, education, housing supports and offence focused programs
  • Develop an effective working relationship with local community groups, and other relevant government and non-government agencies
  • Identify and participate in Aboriginal specific networks and Interagencies.

Position Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (Cert IV or higher) in Youth Work, Mental Health, Justice, Counselling, Case Management, Drug and Alcohol, Social Work, Psychology, Criminology
  • At least two years’ experience in their respective fields
  • An understanding of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
  • Demonstrated understanding of best practice criminogenic interventions related to behavioural and rehabilitation supports, the impact of substance use and knowledge of mental health issues
  • Drivers Licence

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check. 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
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Purchase additional annual leave
  • Discounted childcare rates of up to 15% at participating Centres
  • Employee discounts with hotels, travel insurance, and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling service

Click "APPLY NOW" noting applications close 18th of July.

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

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Senior Case Manager, Case Worker, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Mt Druitt, Penrith, Blue Mountains Western Sydney, youth, families, Juvenile Justice, JJ, ATSI

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