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Case Manager

Full time

About the Role

Case Managers at WAGEC work with women & children who are homeless and/or at risk of systemic disadvantage.

Our case management approach is feminist, client-centred, trauma informed and strengths-based.

Case managers work in partnership with clients to identify and work towards their goals, and to build individual and family capacity, skills, resilience and connections to community.

Case Managers work as part of a multidisciplinary team of professional staff and volunteers in crisis and medium-term accommodation settings.

The core responsibilities of this role are:

1. Case management

2. Work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team and community networks

3. Contribute to WAGEC’s organisational culture

About You

To excel in this role, you will bring experience in delivering case management with women, children and young people who have experienced violence, homelessness and trauma. You will have a strong attention to detail and process. You are self-motivated and able to prioritise competing tasks and create positive relationships with diverse stakeholder groups. You want to contribute your professional skills to creating a safer future for children and young people.

To be considered for this role, you can demonstrate experience or extensive professional knowledge in these areas:

  • Experience working with women and children escaping domestic and family violence, homelessness and other related complex needs.
  • Experience negotiating and advocating with relevant government systems including housing, immigration, mental health, AOD, Centrelink etc.
  • Minimum of 3-years case management experience.

It is desirable, but not essential that you have:

  • Experience working with families and child development

You also have achieved or have made progress toward:

  • Qualifications and/or equivalent experience in the areas of youth work, social work, education, psychology, community services or other relevant fields

2) If you have any questions, please call/email us before making an application

3) Send us your application which should contain:

• Your 2-3-page CV, and

• A 2-page cover letter telling us why you think you are the best person to fill this role and what characteristics you will bring to the WAGEC team.

4) Applications close at 9.00am (Sydney time) 6 July 2020.

5) Applications should be emailed to recruitment@wagec.org.au

6) Interviews will be held within a week of the closing date.

For Further Information:

Meredith Turnbull WAGEC Recruitment Consultant Phone: 0437 880 010 Email: recruitment@wagec.org.au