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Case Worker Family Crisis Accommodation Service

Summary

  • Full-time, ongoing opportunity
  • Join a progressive not-for-profit contributing to social change for Victoria’s most vulnerable people
  • Competitive remuneration package with access to NFP salary packaging 

About the organisation

We are a leading community support organization working alongside people to live the life they aspire to, their way, providing a broad range of support in Homelessness, Justice, Disability, Palliative Care, Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), and Early Years and Education service areas. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference. 


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About the program 

Family Crisis Accommodation Service (FCAS) provides short term case management and support to families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness predominantly within the western region of Melbourne.  The aim of FCAS is to ensure that clients are supported to achieve stable, secure and appropriate housing. 

The purpose of the role 

To provide high quality support to families who are at risk or are experiencing homelessness with securing long term housing. The service also assists clients with addressing associated needs resulting in homelessness. To provide a combination of case management, case co-ordination, case linkages and referrals to actively support families. This ensures that families are supported to achieve stable, secure and appropriate housing.

Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Welfare studies or related fields and demonstrated experience in working with people who are vulnerable
  • Demonstrated Awareness & understanding of prevailing issues that relate to family homelessness e.g family violence, drug & alcohol, trauma
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills working with families experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness
  • Knowledge of local and regional networks and service providers
  • A current Victorian Driver’s License and current Working with Children Check

Download position description for the full duties and key selection criteria.

For enquiries about this role please contact Kim Rawson on 0439 521 706 or via email.

Benefits

You can look forward to:

  • Salary packaging benefits up to $15,900 annually
  • Supportive work/life balance provisions
  • An organisational investment in your training, learning and development
  • Access to an employee assistance program

How to apply

LGBTIQ+ and Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a current CV, Cover Letter and address the Key Selection Criteria. 

Application to Kim Rawson, Senior Worker, Homelessness Services, via email.

Applications close at 5 pm 17 July 2019.

Appointment to this position is subject to the satisfactory completion of a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable), current Victorian Working with Children Check, current Victorian Driver’s License and the right to work in Australia. 


Our commitment to diversity

At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you. 

Our commitment to safety

MCM is committed to the safety of its clients and employees, taking a zero tolerance approach to violence with

Position details

  • Date posted

    04 July 2019
  • Closing Date

    18 July 2019
  • Location

    Sunshine
  • Work type

    Full Time
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