Case Worker (Caboolture)

Employer: Kyabra Community Association Inc.

Region: Sunshine Coast

Closing Date: 27 May 2019

Job Description:

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Keys to Early Intervention Homelessness Service (KEIHS)

Level 4, Full Time, Permanent

Kyabra Community Association Inc. provides strengths based integrated responses to people in our community. Service work involves partnership with individuals and families to identify goals, develop strategies and evaluate outcomes.

This may involve a range of activities/functions including:  Assessment, Advocacy, Interpersonal Support Work, Co-ordination, Case Management, Community Development and other such responses that facilitate the achievement of specified goals.

The Case Worker will work as part of our KEIHS Team: Keys to Early Intervention Homelessness Service, (based in Caboolture) and will ensure that the most appropriate and effective early intervention services are provided to people who are at risk of homelessness within the communities where KEIHS is co-located with host agencies. This can be facilitated by providing case-work support to a range of individuals, families to support aspirations, growth and change within a strengths based approach.

This may include support and advocacy through the systems which significantly impacts on individual and family lives, such as; domestic violence; child protection; income support; housing; mental health and healthcare; disability; education and legal, parenting and early years.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with Kyabra’s Enterprise Agreement 2012, Level 4.  We offer a family friendly work environment and a range of practice and professional development opportunities.

All applicants with an interest in working from client centred, strength-based frameworks, who can demonstrate a commitment to the principles of social justice are strongly encouraged to apply.  This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and a progressive organisation that pursues best practice within a social justice framework.

A Bachelor Degree in Social Work/Human Services or similar is an essential requirement for this role.

For more information, please see the position description attached.

Applications close at 9:00am, Monday 27th May 2019. Interviews will take place on Thursday 30th May in Caboolture.

Applications are to be sent to [email protected] and must include a covering letter, your CV and no more than two pages addressing the selection criteria. Only applications that address the selection criteria within the position description will be considered for short-listing.

Kyabra is an inclusive workplace and an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage people to apply regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage, ability or disability, or past behaviour.

It is organisational policy that all employees are required to carry a positive notice blue card and consent to any personal or criminal history checks.

Location

Address: 16 Carroll Street
Suburb: Nambour

Contact

Name: Belinda West

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