Case Manager

Job Reference No:

14369

Reference No: 14369

The Salvation Army

Applications Closing: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 17:00

Tenancy Facilitator and Crisis Support - supporting women and children experiencing homelessness, DFV, mental health, AOD, financial/housing issues to exit swiftly out of supported temporary accommodation and into secure housing. 

  • Utilise your experience to assist women and children reach their goals
  • Become part of an organisation that really makes a difference
  •  Work in a supportive environment with great work/life balance
  • Excellent Training Opportunities

The Role:

The SWACS' team, located in Inner City, Sydney, assists people by providing emergency and supported accommodation with an emphasis on supporting women and children at risk or experiencing homelessness due to domestic and family violence, alcohol and drug misuse, mental health issues and housing crisis to reconnect with community and secure independent housing. We are currently seeking a full time tenancy facilitator /crisis support to join our dynamic, committed team, to work a flexible roster involving morning, evening, night and weekend shifts.

 

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in welfare or relevant areas
  • Established knowledge & understanding of youth homelessness, relevant health, addiction & welfare issues and appropriate intervention strategies
  • Demonstrated experience in working with young people
  • Proven ability to develop & maintain rapport with young people
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including written, verbal, listening & networking skills, & the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated computer literacy for use in client work & other documentation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Going Home Staying Home reform with an emphasis on the rapid rehousing strategic response to ending homelessness
  • Willingness to work within a Trauma Informed / Power, Threat Meaning Framework
  • A current driver’s licence
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Empathy with The Salvation Army’s principles & ethos

In return you will be rewarded with excellent benefits, including regular supervision, clinical supervision and ongoing training.

Successful applications must include a current resume and a cover letter addressing the essential criteria listed above.

Applicants must also have the right to work in Australia, a current, full Working with Children Check and will be subject to a satisfactory National Police Check, it is also essential to have a current NSW class C driver’s licence for this position.

Details
Category: Community Development, Social Work
Field: Family, Children and Youth, Housing & Homelessness, Women
Employment basis: Full-time
Job Location: Sydney CBD
About us

The Salvation Army - Samaritan Women and Children Services (SWACS) provides supported accommodation where women with or without children can feel safe. Working with residents, aged 18+, most of whom have experienced complex trauma in childhood or through domestic and family violence.  SWACS offers opportunities for women and their children to exit out of homelessness and into independent housing. From crisis and transitional accommodation, right through to case management, education and training, living skills and outreach, SWACS works to re-establish choice, self-worth and confidence in a trauma informed environment, empowering people to move forward in their lives and make positive choices.

Position details
Qualifications:
  • A tertiary qualification in welfare or relevant areas
Essential Selection Criteria:
  • A tertiary qualification in welfare or relevant areas
  • Established knowledge & understanding of youth homelessness, relevant health, addiction & welfare issues and appropriate intervention strategies
  • Demonstrated experience in working with young people
  • Proven ability to develop & maintain rapport with young people
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including written, verbal, listening & networking skills, & the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated computer literacy for use in client work & other documentation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Going Home Staying Home reform with an emphasis on the rapid rehousing strategic response to ending homelessness
  • Willingness to work within a Trauma Informed / Power, Threat Meaning Framework
  • A current driver’s licence
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Empathy with The Salvation Army’s principles & ethos

 

Please Note:
The filling of this employment opportunity is intended to constitute a special measure under the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. This position is only available to women.

For more information about SWACS please see our website:  https://salvos.org.au/need-help/accommodation-and-housing/

Contact details
Contact Name: Petra
Contact Email: Jenkins
How to apply

How to Apply - External Applicants
1. Click Apply Now 
2. Click the 'Register' button and complete online form
3. You will be sent an email - Follow the link in your registration email and login
4. Apply for the role on our job board

How to Apply - Current Salvation Army Employees
1. Click Apply Now 
2. Click 'Login & Apply' button 
3. If you do not have a password, click the 'Forgotton password or username' link.
4. Enter your payslip email address and follow the prompts
(If you experience difficulties, please contact your local HR team.)

Date posted: 26 June 2019

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