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Case Worker - Corio

The Salvation Army

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values. If you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.


The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest providers of alcohol and other drug services. We offer a range of services including Harm Reduction and Primary Health Services as well as a range of treatment types (including residential treatment centres, community-based support programs, counselling and withdrawal management services). We work to a modern, evidence based and holistic Model of Care which can be viewed here.

Seeking a proactive, person centered and experienced case worker to provide case management and outreach support to people who are experiencing AOD issues, with a focus on reducing the harm associated with their use.

You will successfully

  • Deliver evidenced based case management, counselling, education, advocacy and support to clients with complex needs
  • In collaboration with the client develop a holistic treatment plan that includes a range of therapeutic interventions that are person centered and family inclusive, to support the needs, health and wellbeing of the individual
  • Develop positive working relationships and referral pathways with external service providers to ensure effective coordination and continuity of care for the client
  • Deliver flexible, responsive and intensive outreach support
  • Maintain accurate and confidential client records, case notes and other data as required

This is a permanent part time position, 34.2 hours per week based at our AOD Service in Corio.

You will have

  • Minimum Diploma in AOD or related health and community services Diploma with the 4 AOD core units
  • Minimum 3 years experience within the AOD/Mental Health sector
  • Experience and resilience in working with complex AOD/Mental Health clients presenting with challenging behaviours
  • Current Victorian Driver's License
  • Current VIC Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Mandatory National Police check

What we offer

  • NFP salary packaging ($15,900 tax free) plus meals and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program - Independent confidential counselling service
  • An inclusive culture of dedicated, passionate and professional team members

For a copy of the PD please contact AOD & Mental Health Services Barwon Admin ph: 5275 3500.

The Salvation Army Social Mission embraces diversity and encourages applications from

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,
  • people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex
  • people with a culturally or linguistically diverse background

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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