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Case Workers x3 - Domestic Violence - Campbelltown / Bowral

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • SCHCADS Award Level 4, hourly rates from $77k + super + salary packaging
  • Salary packaging increase take home pay to 95k+ (based on FTE)
  • 1 x part-time position: Monday, Friday & Saturday: 9am to 5pm
  • 2 x full-time positions available: Monday to Friday 38 hours per week
  • Locations : Campbelltown/Bowral, with some travel to Wingecarribee, Wollondilly and Camden

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.

The role:

The Case Worker will provide a range of vital casework support to women and their children who are experiencing trauma and homelessness due to domestic violence. The successful candidate must have previous experience working with women and families effected by domestic and family violence

Your responsibilities:

  • 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.

This role will report to the Team, Leader Case Management - Homelessness and Housing.

To be successful, 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).
  • Qualification/s in Social Work/Social Science/Community Welfare or other relevant field or equivalent work experience
  • Previous experience providing support to women and families who have experienced domestic/family violence.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of issues relating to homelessness including 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
  • Understanding of child protection issues, legislation and requirements
  • NSW driver licence - flexibility to travel to meet clients needs.
  • St Vincent de Paul (NSW) has a COVID- 19 vaccination policy that has identified this role as requiring a full COVID-19 vaccination. Medical exemptions with the NSW government contraindication form will be considered, subject to a satisfactory risk assessment

If this sounds like you,don't wait - apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them. Submit your application with a resume and cover letter which addresses the key requirements of the position description.

Information on how to apply.

If you have questions about this role, please email Melissa Reil (Manager, HHS Macarthur) on melissa.reil@vinnies.org.au, using the subject line: Case Workers x3 - Domestic Violence enquiry via EthicalJobs, quote ref number VIN2828.

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 ages.

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