Mission Australia

  • Full Time Max Term Opportunity | September 2022
  • Location: Dubbo, NSW
  • 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

Manin’ Up, a registered Men’s Behaviour Change Program, aims to help men understand the impact that their behaviour has on women and children, working with men to break the to break the cycle of violence by giving them skills to manage in situations that in the past would have seen them resort to violence or abuse.

The Partner Case Worker will work with the current and former partners of those partaking in our Men’s Behaviour Change Program to support the safety of women and children throughout the duration of the program.

You must have the ability to provide case management to clients who may be difficult to engage. In addition the ability to be creative, flexible and persistent in the achievement of outcomes for these clients.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Respond to referrals of clients and their partners to the service and make contact with clients.
  • Work with clients to create individualised case plans
  • Work with other services in a collaborative approach to case management
  • Attend case conferences
  • Coordinate and facilitate a range of individual and group support programs
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with community and government services
  • Share knowledge of local networks and best practise with team members
  • Complete a range of required administration tasks including reports and audit activities

Requirements for Success:

  • Tertiary qualifications and relevant experience in human services industry.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of case management
  • Understanding of mental health or experience in that field
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues facing vulnerable families and their children.
  • Understanding of domestic and family violence, its complexities and consequences, particularly as they affect Aboriginal women and children, and sensitivity to their needs
  • Experience working with young people and/or families
  • Computer literate in a Microsoft office environment
  • Excellent oral written communication skills
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Evidence of Covid 19 Vaccination

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.

If you have a disability and need support, please email talentattraction@missionaustralia.com.au.

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)
  • Generous discounts with health insurance and major retailers
  • Free external, confidential counselling and access to chaplaincy support.

How to apply

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

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