Hope Street currently has the following career opportunity for people to join one of our teams:
Hope Street in Melton Case Manager
Part-time position (68.4 hours per fortnight, 9am – 5pm; additional and flexible hours as negotiated with Program Coordinator)
The successful Case Manager in our Hope Street in Melton program will deliver services as a part of an integrated and intensive response to supporting young people.
The program’s target group is young people with connections to the local government area of Melton who are either currently engaged or ready to engage in employment, education and training and the activities of the program. The program aims to proactively assist young people to develop their skills and abilities to live interdependently in their local community including enjoying meaningful and sustainable relationships.
Key Selection Criteria
Each selection criteria is to be addressed separately.
- Demonstrated extensive understanding of the issues involved in delivering programs and services to young people with complex needs;
- Extensive knowledge and demonstrated skills and experience in the provision of support and service delivery to young people who sometimes have challenging support needs;
- Demonstrated capability to address the causes of youth homelessness including risk factors, support needs and protective issues;
- Demonstrated expertise in case management in a youth work setting;
- Demonstrated experience in working with young people in Transitional Housing or other housing/accommodation settings is an advantage;
- Knowledge of accommodation and housing referral and intake processes;
- Knowledge and demonstrated ability to work with a diverse range of agencies, government departments and community groups;
- Excellent written skills including writing reports, submissions, minutes, letters;
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including negotiation, problem solving, decision making and advocacy – including broader service and system advocacy;
- Demonstrated skills and community development principles in forging relationships with other appropriate services, groups and agencies;
- Must have a commitment to a team approach to working;
- Formal tertiary qualifications in social sciences, human services, community studies or other related discipline; and
- Competency in using Windows software applications and capacity to maintain appropriate records and files.
The appointment is subject to a satisfactory police record check prior to commencement and applicants are required to hold a current Victorian Drivers Licence.
Hope Street encourages applications from suitably qualified people from a diverse range of racial, social, cultural, gender and disability backgrounds that reflect our community.
Applications are to be emailed to Jeremie Mbog Nyetam, Coordinator Hope Street in Melton and Whittlesea Programs, using the subject line: Case Manager application via Hope Street Website, at by 9am on Monday 08 May 2017.
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