Case Manager

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Reference No: 1

B Miles Women's Foundation

Applications Closing: Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 20:00

You will be based at our team office in Edgecliff and your role is to provide case management support to women in the Sydney Metropolitan area who are recovering from homelessness, housing instability and mental ill-health. Your role involves comprehensive assessment, individualised case management, mental health support and purposeful transition planning within a biopsychosocial framework with the aim of resolving homelessness.  You will operate under the direction of CEO and Client Services Manager. If you share our vision for supporting women in recovery and you are motivated to make a difference, we would like to hear from you. 

Details
Category: Care & Support Work, Social Work
Field: Housing & Homelessness, Mental Health & Counselling, Women, Community
Employment basis: Full-time, Contract
Job Location: East Sydney
About us
  • B Miles Women’s Foundation is seeking a full-time Case Manager for our transitional housing program; up to 12-month maternity leave position with possibility of extension.
  • Do you wish to work for a women’s organisation that values learning and professional development? 
  • Would you like to be a member of a small, supportive, co-operative team?
  • If you enjoy learning, have a positive outlook and a can-do-attitude, you will fit right in with our wonderful team.  
  • We offer professional development, training, internal and external supervision, and generous salary sacrificing packaging.
  • We pride ourselves on being a great place to work. You care for our clients and we care for you by investing in your development and wellbeing. You will have access to specialist training and supervision to support you in your role.
     
Position details
Qualifications:
  • Qualifications in a related discipline (social sciences, health, psychology, social work, or community services)
Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Qualifications in a related discipline (social sciences, health, psychology, social work, or community services)
  • Experience in providing case management support to individuals with complex needs particularly needs associated with homelessness, mental health and psychiatric disability
  • Experience in implementing WH&S, risk management and duty of care protocols
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the community housing system and requirements in relation to public housing applications 
  • B Miles Women's Foundation holds an exemption under the Anti-Discrimination Act and employs women only
  • Knowledge of the homelessness and health sectors in the Sydney Metropolitan areas
  • Registered vehicle for work use and current NSW Drivers Licence (BMWF reimburses for mileage and vehicle insurance)
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Employer of Choice for Women; women who meet the position’s essential criteria who are of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people living with a disability are encouraged to apply. 
  • Applicants are required to provide a National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to employment.
     
Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Kara Holmes
Contact Email: kara@bmiles.org.au
Contact Phone: 0280365512
How to apply
  • To prepare your application, please review the attached Position Description and essential criteria. Please include the following documentation in your application (1) A letter speaking to your suitability for the position that addresses the essential criteria and (2) Your resume outlining your education and relevant work-related experience.
  • The successful applicant will have relevant qualifications, a minimum of two years’ experience working in a similar role with clients with complex needs who are impacted by psycho-social disability.  Preference will be given to applicants who have work experience in the mental health field and housing sector. Previous applicants need not apply.
Date posted: 03 June 2019

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