Case Worker/Intake (Nambour)

Employer: Kyabra Community Association

Region: Sunshine Coast

Closing Date: 24 February 2020

Job Description:

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Permanent position, part-time 30.4 hours per week

Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a strengths based organisation that provides integrated responses to people in our community. We work with individuals and families with sometimes complex issues which may include support and advocacy through the systems which significantly impact on individual and family lives, such as; domestic violence; child protection; income support; housing; mental health and healthcare; disability; education and legal.

This role covers case-work support to individuals and families in our domestic and family violence shelter and mobile support service, our transitional supported housing and also includes intake functions via our integrated service model (based in Nambour). The focus will be on support aspirations, growth and change within a strengths based approach and in relation to securing longer term affordable and
appropriate housing.

Experience in intake and assessment, housing and homelessness or domestic and family violence is essential for this role. Knowledge of client management systems, QHIP and/or other databases are highly desirable.

This position requires participation in an on-call roster. Salary and conditions are in accordance with Kyabra’s Enterprise Agreement 2012, Level 4 ($69,594-$75,443 pro rata).  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 descriptions attached. Applications close at 9:00am Monday 24th February at 9:00am. Interviews will take place on Thursday 5th March at our Nambour office.

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. Only those applicants that are short-listed to interview stage will be contacted.

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.

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Name: Belinda West

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