About the role
Case Managers at WAGEC work with women & children escaping domestic violence, and women & children who are homeless and/or at risk of systemic disadvantage.
Our case management approach is feminist, client-centred, trauma informed and strengths-based.
Case managers work in partnership with clients to identify and work towards their goals, and to build individual and family capacity, skills, resilience and connections to community. Case Managers work as part of a multidisciplinary team of professional staff and volunteers in crisis and medium-term accommodation settings.
The core responsibilities of this role are:
1. Case management
2. Work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team and community networks
3. Contribute to WAGEC’s organisational culture
SCHADS Grade 4: full time and part time available
(WAGEC is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse staff team. If you think you have what it takes to do this role, but you don’t meet our selection criteria, please get in touch anyway to discuss your situation. We recognise that sometimes the right person for a job is based in personal qualities and not just qualifications.)
To excel in this role, you will bring experience in delivering case management with women, children and young people who have experienced violence, homelessness and trauma. You will have a strong attention to detail and process. You are self-motivated and able to prioritise competing tasks and create positive relationships with diverse stakeholder groups. You want to contribute your professional skills to creating a safer future for children and young people.
To be considered for this role, you can demonstrate experience or extensive professional knowledge in these areas:
- Experience working with women and children escaping domestic and family violence, homelessness and other related complex needs.
- Experience negotiating and advocating with relevant government systems including housing, immigration, mental health, AOD, Centrelink etc.
- Minimum of 3-years case management experience.
It is desirable, but not essential that you have:
- Experience working with families and child development
You also have achieved or have made progress toward:
- Qualifications and/or equivalent experience in the areas of youth work, social work, education, psychology, community services or other relevant fields
About the organisation
The Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre (WAGEC) is a non-government, not-for profit charitable organisation. We deliver a range of crisis and medium-term accommodation and support services to women, children, young people, and families who are experiencing, or at risk of homelessness and/or domestic and family violence.
For over 40 years we have been doing this work across the lands of the Gadigal and Wongal people of the Eora Nation (Sydney’s inner city and inner west regions), and working in partnership with community, business and government stakeholders.
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Case Manager full time/part time/multiple roles via Pro Bono Australia.