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  • Opportunity to make a difference in a purpose-led organisation
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging tax-free benefits!
  • SCHCADS Award Level 4, hourly rates range from $37.54 - $40.39 (depending on experience)
  • The St Vincent de Paul Society considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

The Role: 

The Case Worker will provide casework support to people accessing Vinnies homelessness and housing services. In particular providing support to families, women, and their children who are experiencing trauma and homelessness due to domestic violence.

Your responsibilities:

  • conducting initial intakes and assessments and providing crisis intervention where appropriate
  • Working closely with the client to develop case plans that include ongoing support, review, and follow up; crisis intervention as required
  • referring clients to appropriate external services such as those that provide life skill and educational programs
  • providing crisis intervention where appropriate
  • Supporting and assisting clients in a way that promotes independence, empowerment and prevents a return to homelessness
  • undertaking home visits, advocating on behalf of the clients where required, and supervising client activities
  • maintaining accurate and up-to-date client records and case notes.
  • The St Vincent de Paul Society considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
  • Minimum TAFE Certificate IV or currently undertaking tertiary study, in welfare or related field
  • Previous experience providing support to marginalised and vulnerable people support to homeless persons
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of issues relating to homelessness including domestic violence, family breakdown, mental illness, drug, alcohol, gambling addictions and also awareness of appropriate local community support services for homeless clients.
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills & sound computer skills
  • Ability to use sound judgment and act appropriately in crisis and emergency situations
  • NSW driver license essential- flexibility to travel to meet clients needs.

If this sounds like you, don’t wait - apply now: https://applynow.net.au/jobs/VIN2570

we are interviewing applications as we receive them. Submit your application with a resume and cover letter which addresses the key requirements of the position description

If you have questions about this role, please email Carmel.Mussap@vinnies.org.au on quote: Case Worker, Inner West/VIN2570

Details

Reference No. VIN2570
Applications Close December 19, 2021
Job Board
Job Category Care & Support Work
Job Field Housing & Homelessness
Employment Basis Full Time
Salary Range $80,000 — $90,000
Location Inner West Sydney

How to Apply

Please submit your application with a resume and cover letter which addresses the key requirements of the position description

Apply now using the below link:

https://applynow.net.au/jobs/VIN2570

If you have questions about this role, please email Carmel.Mussap@vinnies.org.au on quote: Case Worker, Inner West/VIN2570

St Vincent de Paul Society

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose mission  it is to shape a more just and compassionate society.

Website https://applynow.net.au/jobs/VIN2567
Contact St Vincent de Paul Society
Email address Carmel.Mussap@vinnies.org.au