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Children’s Case Manager/Group Worker – Crisis & Homelessness

  • Highly reputable community services provider
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits
  • Part time maximum term role – 60.8 hours per fortnight
  • Ringwood location

About Uniting

At Uniting we work together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We’ve been supporting people and families in local communities across Victoria and Tasmania for over 100 years.

Today, we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting values people who are respectful, compassionate, imaginative and bold. We are looking for people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more vt.uniting.org

About the position

We have an outstanding opportunity for a passionate and experienced person to join our highly reputable and iconic community services organisation. The Children’s Group Worker position incorporates case management, consultation and recovery consultation to Homelessness and Family Violence Services as well as therapeutic groups, advocacy and support to children accompanying families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness or experiencing family violence.

You can view the full position description and selection criteria here.

About you

We’re looking for a motivated person who has a genuine interest in and commitment to helping disadvantaged children & young people.  You will have a diploma qualification in Social and Community Services or other relevant qualification and previous experience in delivery of group work and working with children & young people within the community sector. Empathy, resilience, outstanding communication, networking and advocacy skills and a preference for working within a collaborative team environment are a must

Interested?

Please submit your written application to Janine Francis at [email protected] including a cover letter addressing the core selection criteria and a current resume by close of business 23 January 2019

Employment is subject satisfactory criminal history and Victorian Working with Children Checks prior to commencement of employment. Uniting is proud to be an inclusive employer and committed to keeping children and young people safe.