Position Details
Reference Number 11500
Position Title Case Manager, Strengthening Families
Employment Type Part Time
Entity UnitingCare Wesley Country SA Inc
Location 36 Stirling Rd, Port Augusta SA 5700
Award Classification Social, Community, Home Care And Disabiltiy Services Industry Award 2010 - Social and community services employe Level 4, Pay Point 1
Travel Requirements Between UCWCSA sites, occasional intra & interstate travel
Position Summary

Case Manager

Strengthening Families


Port Augusta

Part-time FTE 0.4


Applications close 27th August 2017


Enquiries to Kerry Court, 0428326516

 

The Strengthening Families Service provides support to families to be safe, resilient, connected and knowledgeable about the raising and development of children and to ensure children and young people live in safe, secure and stable home environments.

 

Case Managers work with families in their own home and will assist families experiencing challenges in four key ways, with a particular focus on males within the family unit;

  • helping them to become more emotionally resilient, to better cope with challenges now and into the future
  • increasing their protective factors and reducing risk factors that can lead to child abuse and neglect
  • improving their knowledge about children’s development and needs, and
  • assisting them to experience connectedness to extended family, to community and to support services

You will have:

  • Case management experience
  • Strong relationship building and communication skills
  • An understanding of family challenges, child development and age appropriate strategies that will support parents to strengthen their parenting skills and ability to keep their children safe and nurtured
  • Conflict resolution and negotiation skills

It is essential for you to have: 

  • Current Australian Drivers Licence
  • Relevant experience, in a paid or voluntary capacity

A Certificate 4 or above in a Human Services related field e.g. Social Work, Community Services, Case Management, Child, Youth and Family Intervention, Youth Work, etc. will be highly regarded.

 

You may also need to be available for some out of hours work and travel between UCWCSA sites or interstate as required.

 

The Benefits:

  • Competitive, above award rates
  • Tax-free salary packaging benefits (up to $15900 per annum), 9.5% superannuation, 17.5% leave loading and access to a fleet vehicle
  • Comprehensive induction and training
  • Flexible, family friendly environment

To Apply:

Our process requires you to provide a Resume, Cover Letter and a statement addressing the Duties and Responsibilities contained within the Position Description.  You will need to put this information in 3 separate documents and upload each document. 

Refer to the UnitingCare Wesley Country SA Guide to Applying for more information.

 

UnitingCare Wesley Country SA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing a child safe environment.  People who identify as Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders or other diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory DCSI Child Related Employment Screening

 

Further information about UnitingCare Wesley Country SA can be obtained from www.ucwcsa.org.au

 

Please contact Michelle Keane on 0419 222 915 for enquiries regarding the application process.

 

 

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current Australian Drivers Licence?
Desirable: Do you have a Certificate IV (or above) in a related field?
Contact Person Kerry Court
Contact Number 0428326516
Alternate Contact Person Michelle Keane
Alternate Contact Number 0419222915
Closing Date 27/08/2017
Job and Person Specification Case Manager Strengthening Families (Male Focussed).pdf
Additional Attachment Guide to Applying.pdf