Family Violence Case Manager (1)
- 6 FTE, fixed term 12 month contract
- SCHADS Level 5
- Abbotsford/remote Location
A Case Manager contract is available with our Family Violence team working across Abbotsford and a remote location.
- Appropriate tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, or a related tertiary discipline is essential
- Demonstrated capacity to provide outreach case management including the ability to carry out comprehensive risk and needs assessments and respond appropriately
- Experience working in the family violence sector is highly desirable
- Demonstrated experience working with women and children presenting with complex needs and behaviours (e.g. trauma, substance abuse, mental health, parenting issues, disability) and/or from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) or indigenous backgrounds
- Demonstrated knowledge of the impacts of family violence and the capacity to apply appropriate theoretical frameworks to practice
- Demonstrated success in maintaining external networks and collaborative relationships with professionals both internal and external
- Demonstrated experience in preparing written reports, maintaining records, including case notes and data base reporting
- Demonstrated success working as part of an effective and productive team, along with the ability to be self-directed
- Experience working with mothers and children in a high security refuge environment
- Knowledge of strength-based, positive parenting strategies in the context of parenting after family violence
- Ability to apply protective behaviours techniques which reduce children’s vulnerability
- Demonstrated commitment to personal professional development including knowledge of the Royal Commission into Family Violence Recommendations and the broader impact of the current reforms on the family violence sector
- A current Full Australian Driver’s License
- A satisfactory Police Check
- A current Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)
Why Good Shepherd?
At Good Shepherd, each member of our team is valued, we strive to support people to grow both personally and professionally. We offer generous conditions and flexible working hours to support employees to balance their personal and work life.
• Salary packaging (which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year)
• Paid study leave
• Paid parental leave
• Gifted leave at Christmas and Easter
• Additional purchased annual leave
• Flexible work hours/working from home where possible
• Long service leave due after 10 years, with access after seven
• Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service
How to apply
To apply please review the attached position description and submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV to email@example.com. Personal data held by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.
Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.
In line with the Government's COVID-19 health and safety requirements, all of Good Shepherd’s assessment processes will be facilitated remotely using various online tools. The People and Culture Team in collaboration with hiring Managers will work with you to find the most convenient method to ensure your safety and wellbeing and that of our employees. We are not currently conducting face to face interviews/inductions. These processes will be completed online for those who are successful in securing a position with Good Shepherd.
We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.
Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment working with Children Check, National Criminal History check and proof of the right to work in Australia.