Position Details
Reference Number 11408
Position Title Case Manager Building Family Opportunities FiT
Employment Type Full Time
Entity UnitingSA
Location 3/13 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth SA 5112
Award Classification Social, Community, Home Care And Disabiltiy Services Industry Award 2010 - Social and community services employe Level 4, Pay Point 1
Travel Requirements Metropolitan and Intrastate
Position Summary
  • SCHDS level 4
  • Salary packaging benefits (tax-free not-for-profit)
  • Training & development provided


A career at UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide (UCWPA) offers exciting rewards and opportunities for anybody wanting to make a difference to their community. Our work environment encourages employees to grow professionally and personally, motivating them to do great things.

Our employees are integral for delivering quality services and we are committed to their personal and professional development.

UCWPA provides community services which improve the quality of life for aged, unemployed and homeless people, families, children, youth, people with a mental health disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. UWCPA is one of the larger organisations providing quality aged care services in South Australia.


The Employment Services team is looking to appoint an enthusiastic Case Manager to support the Building Family Opportunities (BFOFiT) Program within UCWPA. Located at Elizabeth and servicing the North and West regions, BFOFiT is an exciting program working with individuals and their families who are preparing to enter employment education and training. 
We require a competent professional who enjoys working in a busy environment. 

Has experience working with families who are long term unemployed and experiencing complex issues. Knowledge or experience in Employment Services would also be advantageous.

Key responsibilities include: Managing a caseload of individuals and families who are developing skills to reduce barriers to employment and training, developing networks to support preparation for employment and other activities, monitoring participation in activities, maintaining administration reporting tasks and representing UCWPA BFOFiT at local forums and events. 
To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Experience working in  Community Services /Human Services e.g. family or youth services, employment services
  • Tertiary qualifications  or experience relevant to the position e.g. Social Work,  Employment services qualifications
  • A Drivers Licence
  • DCSI Clearance 

You will also demonstrate a positive and professional "can-do" attitude, excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to work equally well as a member of a team or working alone. We would like the successful candidate to commence as soon as possible! If you feel that you are well organised and have a good work ethic then please apply.

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience to apply for any of our advertised vacancies.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current clean driver's licence?
Essential: Please indicate any training course or qualifications that are relevant to the position applied for. You will be required to provide evidence of these prior to or at the interview.
Essential: You are required to address the Personal Specification as listed in the Job and Person Specification and put your responses in a separate document and upload that document along with your cover letter and resume. Have you done this?
Contact Person Cherie Jolly
Contact Number 0448425107
Closing Date 05/06/2017
Job and Person Specification BFOFIT Case Manager.pdf