Case Manager - Men & Family Relationships

Location:
Fairfield  
Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Ongoing  
Department:
Men and Family Relationships
Salary:
Base Hourly Rate $37.54 – $40.39 +Salary Sacrifice
Closing Date:
26/06/2022
Supporting Documentation:

Are you looking for an interesting and varied role that involves both case management and counselling, as well as group facilitation and psychoeducation? And a role where you can bring about meaningful change and support for clients.? Then look no further.

Position Details

  • Ongoing full-time and part-time opportunities
  • Working Monday to Friday, with some weekday evening work required
  • Based at Fairfield

What can we offer you?

  • We support hybrid working arrangements, including flexible start/finish times and opportunities to regularly work from home
  • We value your wellbeing and offer free access to a premium mindfulness app, EAP counselling, weekly yoga sessions, yearly flu vaccinations and other regular wellbeing activities to support you through your working day
  • We value your professional growth and provide regular supervision and internal career development opportunities to support your career aspirations
  • Access to generous salary packaging, which allows you to save on tax and increase your overall take home pay

About the Role

This multi-faceted aspect of the role will mean that you work 1-1 with our clients whilst also engaging and supporting them through group work.

The men we assess and work with use violence - strong applicants will be able to demonstrate experience managing this in their application.

The role is responsible for:

  • Intake & assessment, case management and counselling to support men in addressing issues which impact their safety, wellbeing, and their ability to maintain safe, respectful and enriching relationships
  • Facilitation of a psycho-educational & therapeutic group (Defuse) and may require involvement in the Accredited Men’s Behaviour Change Program – Choosing Change.

The role will also involve providing support for our ‘Local Support Services’ which facilitates local responses for male victim-survivors, providing them with case coordination and support via telephone.

About You

 To be a successful candidate you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Counselling, Psychology or equivalent field
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in providing case management and counselling services to individuals and a demonstrated ability in systemic practice and theory
  • Demonstrated experience in Facilitating (male) Psycho-Educational Groups
  • Demonstrated experience in:

o Trauma informed practice model

o Responding to and intervening in Domestic & family violence impact and safety

o Mental health: Alcohol and other drugs and grief and loss counselling

  • Demonstrated skills in providing telephone intake and assessment, including experience responding to vulnerable and distressed clients
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in working with Cultural and Linguistically Diverse Communities and with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in responding to the legislative requirements concerning Child Protection, Family Law and Domestic Violence
  • Demonstrated ability to appraise and critically reflect on clinical work and participation in clinical supervision
  • Demonstrated excellent ability to actively collaborate, communicate clearly and respond with respect

Highly Regarded:

  • Completion of or willingness to undertake DV Alert Training or
  • ECAV training, DV-706: Skills in working with male Family Violence
  • ECAV training, DV-702: Essential skills in Men’s Behaviour Change Program (MBCP)

How to Apply

Click Apply to begin your online application! To be considered for this role, you will need to attach your resume and a cover letter addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role.

Applications for this position close on 26 June 2022.   Please submit your application as soon as possible as shortlisting for this position will commence immediately.

Need More Information? Please contact Anthony Hilder, Practice Manager, Men & Family Relationships Program, Families Division on 0437 279 163 or anthony.hilder@catholiccare.org

About Us

CatholicCare Sydney is a leading not-for-profit agency providing care and support to people in Sydney across a wide range of social services: Children and families, relationships, ageing, disability, employment, mental health and youth programs. We are the official social services agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney.

At CatholicCare, we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers and students to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of engagement.

CatholicCare requires the preferred applicant to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check prior to employment and will also require a Working with Children Check.

CatholicCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  People of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply; people living with a disability are encouraged to apply.