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Case worker - Young Adults Program

kensington

Closing Date: 19 Jan 2018 05:00 PM

Contact

Name: Melissa Bonfa
Email: adultservices@aus.salvationarmy.org
Address: PO Box 506 North Melbourne 3051

Case worker - Young Adults Program (YAP)

12 Month contract

Community Outreach Services (COS)

Fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and collaborative team in a supportive work environment!

We seek an energetic professional with a passion for working with homeless adults (18-35 years) and committed to providing innovative, flexible and accountable service.  New graduates welcome.

Adult Services is a large social programme network within The Salvation Army and provides a broad integrated range of services to the some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged adults experiencing homelessness in Melbourne’s Central, Northern and Western metropolitan areas.  

Role

To ensure access for clients to relevant services and advocate as appropriate with housing, legal issues, income security, health issues, drug and alcohol problems specialized counseling and psychiatric issues

Main Duties:

  • To offer appropriate support to a caseload of 10-12 clients within a Case Management framework, including referral and assessment, relationship building, establishment of community support and the development of Case Plans
  • To provide “hands on” practical support to clients to enhance living skills, budgeting skills and household establishment/management

Hours of work

  • Monday to Friday
  • Access to a monthly RDO

Remuneration

  • The position will be remunerated at the SCHCADS Award, Social Stream level 5 (Pay point determined on experience)
  • Salary packaging benefits

Qualifications

Tertiary qualification in social work or a related qualification is considered desirable

Professional development

Adult Services provides and values professional development, quality supervision and best practice within the sector. A strong framework of development such as performance plans and reviews, supervision, team meetings, internal and external training opportunities and a study leave policy are provided.

Further Information:

For a position description and application form, go to www.salvationarmy.org.au/en/About-us/work-with-us/

To discuss the position, please contact YAP/WASS Team Leader - Melissa Bonfa on (03) 8371 7800.

Application:

Your application must address the job competencies in the position description and include a covering letter, resume and completed application form.

APPLICATIONS NOT ADDRESSING JOB COMPETENCIES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

Send applications, including the four documents, to Assistant Operational Support Manager at adultservices@aus.salvationarmy.org or Office Manager, PO Box 506 North Melbourne, 3051

by COB Friday19th January 2018.

All positions are subject to a police check and probationary period.

The Salvation Army is an equal opportunity employer.