Mission Australia

  • Twelve Month contract | 38 hours per week
  • $83988 base per annum + Super + Salary Packaging
  • Location: Albury NSW 2640
  • Make a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians in need!

Life at Mission Australia

When you join the team at Mission Australia, you become part of a community who are determined to end homelessness and ensure people in need can thrive. United by our Christian purpose and values, we stand together with anyone who needs us, for as long as they need us. Find out more about us and our purpose.

Your Opportunity

The Family Preservation Program (formerly known as Brighter Futures) provides targeted support to vulnerable children aged 0 -17 and families to prevent their issues from escalating. We currently have a vacancy for a skilled Case Manager to join our dynamic and motivated team.

A component of your role will be providing home visits to families in Albury and surrounding areas. This program makes a real difference in children’s and their families lives. In this rewarding role you will provide targeted support to vulnerable children and families to ensure that children are healthy and safe and families provide safe, nurturing environments.

Although this is not an identified position, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Your key responsibilities will to:

  • Provide intensive case management to families with children and young people.
  • Focus on parental vulnerability, specifically the impact of domestic violence, mental health issues, drug or alcohol misuse.
  • Support parents to implement strategies and develop the necessary skills and resources.
  • Deliver sessional, group based and issues focused parenting programs to enhance parents’ competence.
  • Facilitate access to quality children’s services to assist families to achieve healthy child development.
  • Work in partnership with DCJ to engage families who are at Risk of Significant Harm.
  • Provide on-call services for the program when required.

Requirements for Success:

  • Tertiary qualifications and/or relevant experience in the human services industry
  • Experience in case management and the delivery of living skills and / or parenting programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues facing vulnerable families and their children.
  • Current NSW Driver’s License
  • Computer literate

Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications, and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people.

Our culture

Our innovative and inclusive culture will ensure you feel valued at Mission Australia as you help Australians in need and develop in your career.

We’re committed to the safety and wellbeing of each other and the people we serve.

We recognise and respect diversity. So, whoever you are, if you’re skilled and actively support our purpose and values, you would be welcome at Mission Australia.

Find out more about a career with Mission Australia.

We encourage applications from people with disability and Indigenous Australians.

If you have a disability and need support to submit your application, please email [email protected].

Your benefits

  • Rewarding work – every day you know you’re making a real difference
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging, reducing your tax (details via AccessPay)
  • Free external, confidential counselling and access to chaplaincy support
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Extra leave available including an additional public holiday, additional annual leave day on your work anniversary and the opportunity to purchase further annual leave.

How to apply

Click ‘Apply’ and send your application today!

As a committed Circle Back Initiative employer, we will respond to your application.

Applications are shortlisted as they are received. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered. Thank you!