Opportunity for two Case Managers to join a well‐established Community based organisation that provides support and assistance to people needing a hand up in the WA community. A varied and interesting role providing one‐to‐one case management support to assist clients leaving the care of the Department for Child Protection and Family Support.
- Well respected Community organisation
- Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits
- Suitably qualified Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply
Indigo Junction provides caring, genuine, high quality trauma informed support to families and individuals facing social and economic exclusion. Our team of workers share the following values:
Dedicated - Accepting - Creative - Informed
An exciting opportunity exists for two (2) Case Managers to directly assist clients through Indigo Junction’s LIFT Program (Living Independently for the First Time). This program was developed in partnership with the Department for Child Protection and Family Support and the Housing Authority to respond to young people with complex needs at risk of homelessness.
You should have the skills and capacity to provide committed and professional trauma‐informed support and work with young people that have complex trauma.
- provide one‐to‐one intensive case management support to assist clients leaving the care of the Department for Child Protection and Family Support (CPFS);
- ensure clients are safe, supported and increase their knowledge and confidence to reduce the likelihood of future crises;
- support young people towards more independent living by empowering them with life‐skills;
- provide in‐home support for clients to undertake supported and/or independent responsibilities including tasks such as food shopping, cleaning, cooking and bills/managing paper work; and
- provide outreach and support young people to connect to various activities or appointments that are important to their development including links to education, training, day programs or employment.
You will be based at Indigo Junction’s Youth Service in Midland within the busy, positive and supportive youth team.
- Degree in social work, psychology, social science or similar;
- Demonstrated experience in working with young people with complex needs and a sound understanding of trauma informed care;
- Experience and demonstrated competence in working with people in crisis;
- Cultural competency and experience working with young people from diverse backgrounds;
As well as the knowledge and skills outlined above, the following attributes are critical to successful engagement with the target group:
Accepting, passionate, genuine, committed, flexible, good humoured, organised, determined, non‐judgemental, committed to justice.
Join the Indigo Junction team! Your efforts will be valued and you will receive support to grow and develop your skills. This is a great opportunity to create real, positive change at the grass root level. Help us break cycles of poverty and disadvantage.
How to Apply
Applications close 21 July 2018.