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Case Worker - Domestic Violence

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • SCHCADS Award Level 4, $77k - 84k + super + salary packaging
  • Salary packaging tax-free benefits| increases pay package to up to 101k!
  • Great learning and development programs and clear pathways to internal progression.
  • Full-time: Monday to Friday with some flexibility around working hours.

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose mission it is to shape a more just and compassionate society.

We believe our employees are key to our success and offer Learning and Development programs to enhance and grow your career across a range of teams and services. Our staff are recognised for their achievements and are offered promotional opportunities on a meritocracy basis within a collegiate and values driven team environment and culture.

Your new role

Amazing new opportunity for a Case Worker to join Vinnies NSW. You will be providing casework support to people accessing Vinnies homelessness and housing services. In particular providing support to families, women, and their children who are experiencing trauma and homelessness due to domestic violence.

Role responsibilities include:

  • conducting initial intakes and assessments and providing crisis intervention where appropriate
  • working closely with the client to develop case plans that include ongoing support, review, and follow up; crisis intervention as required
  • referring clients to appropriate external services such as those that provide life skill and educational programs
  • providing crisis intervention where appropriate
  • Supporting and assisting clients in a way that promotes independence, empowerment and prevents a return to homelessness
  • undertaking home visits, advocating on behalf of the clients where required, and supervising client activities
  • maintaining accurate and up-to-date client records and case notes

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • The St Vincent de Paul Society considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
  • Minimum TAFE Certificate IV or currently undertaking tertiary study, in welfare or related field
  • Previous experience providing support to marginalised and vulnerable people support to homeless persons
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of issues relating to homelessness including domestic violence, family breakdown, mental illness, drug, alcohol, gambling addictions and also awareness of appropriate local community support services for homeless clients.
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills & sound computer skills
  • Ability to use sound judgement and act appropriately in crisis and emergency situations
  • NSW driver licence - flexibility to travel to meet clients needs.
  • It is a condition of employment that you comply with the Society's Pandemic Policy - COVID-19 and Public Health Orders in order to work in or enter Society facilities. In accordance with our policy, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status or a valid medical exemption as part of the resourcing process

If this sounds like you, apply now by submitting your application with a resume & cover letter addressing the essential criteria of the Position Description.

We are keen to fill the role quickly and interviewing suitable applications as we receive them, don't wait to apply.
Information on how to apply.

If you have questions about this role, please email carmel.mussap@vinnies.org.au using the subject line: Case Worker - Domestic Violence enquiry via EthicalJobs - VIN2831 Case Worker

**Please do not send resumes directly they will not be accepted - must apply online**

The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check & Working with Children check.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all

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