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Case Worker - Assistance with Care and Housing - Various Locations

Wesley Mission
  • Wesley Community & Family Care
  • Part-time position, 30.4 hours per week
  • Located in the Hunter
  • Salary + fully maintained vehicle + super + salary packaging benefits

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

About the program

In order to meet their immediate and ongoing needs, the Assistance with Care and Housing (ACH) program assists older people, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, to remain in the community through accessing appropriate, sustainable and affordable housing and linking them to community care and other support services.

About the role

We are currently seeking an experienced Case Worker to provide service across the Hunter Region. This is a dynamic and challenging opportunity for an experienced professional to join a committed organisation that is well respected in the sector.

Wesley Mission provides regular supervision and support for all staff as well as range of opportunities for professional development and staff benefits.

To be successful in this position, candidates must possess the following:

Demonstrated behaviours

  • willingness to affirm Wesley Mission’s vision, mission and values and enthusiastically advocate our Word and deed ministry
  • demonstrated ability to work unsupervised as well as an effective team player with a positive can-do attitude
  • relates well to a range of people with sound listening and problem-solving skills
  • displays unconditional positive regard during all workplace interactions
  • confident professional attitude with strong initiative
  • displays emotional maturity and resilience
  • passion for supporting vulnerable and in need individuals
  • dedication to developing strong relationships with local community
  • willingness to learn and accept feedback.

Essential skills / knowledge

  • Diploma in Aged Care, Community Services or equivalent
  • at least 2 years’ case work experience working with vulnerable clients with complex needs
  • understanding of the homelessness sector
  • strong advocacy skill
  • knowledge of aged care services
  • experience in strength-based practice and person-centred approaches
  • understanding of trauma informed care
  • experience maintaining electronic files
  • communication and interpersonal skills with a diverse range of people
  • ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently
  • understanding of WH&S issues and risk management for client home-based care and during transport of clients
  • current NSW or national driver’s license and Working with Children Check
  • First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain.

Remuneration

Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 4, with capacity for salary packaging and the provision of a fully maintained motor vehicle available for private use. Superannuation is paid in addition at 9.5%.

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

A position description is attached.

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