Employment Opportunity: Together Home Program Caseworker
Full time role based in Gosford
Benefits: Great salary packaging options, company car, laptop, phone
Bungree Aboriginal Association is an Aboriginal-community based organisation which provides a wide range of services to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. As the largest Aboriginal not for profit organisation on the Central Coast, Bungree is a multi-service organisation delivering programs and services to the Central Coast, as well as parts of Newcastle and the Upper Hunter in New South Wales.
The Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) is funded by Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) and provides support to Aboriginal people with high and complex needs who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness. This includes people escaping domestic or family violence.
Bungree is a contracted support provider with Pacific Link to deliver the case management component of the Together Home Program (THP) on the Central Coast.
The THP Case Worker will be supported by the SHS team, the case worker will assist and support the participant up to two years, with supports provided by the program including case management, advocacy, supported accommodation services and assisted referrals to other specialist support services to help Aboriginal people access and sustain stable housing.
The case worker is a 12-month contract. The case worker role is aligned with Bungree policy and guidelines, it also must:
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The position will work closely with the Team Leader and the Specialist Homelessness Service team making decisions regarding the utilisation, management, and evaluation of resources in those areas for which the position is responsible.
There is an expectation that you will comply with any reasonable health and safety policy or procedure and participate in meetings, training, and other relevant activities.
You will have demonstrated experience and qualifications in delivering outcomes-based services that have consistently achieved performance targets. You will have the ability to provide supports to the participant to sustain their tenancy, work in partnership with the community, primary health care providers including General Practitioners (GPs), community health services and other local organisations to provide high quality, person-centred, equitable and accessible support for people in the program
You will fit right into the team if you also have diplomacy, energy, professionalism, and a sense of humour. Our team place a strong emphasis on sustaining an open, positive, and collaborative culture throughout our business.
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Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.
We welcome applications from all suitable candidates and request that you provide a current copy of your resume and a cover letter telling us why you would like to work with Bungree Aboriginal Association, highlighting your suitability based on the role requirements and skills mentioned above.
Applications close 30 June 2023.
Applications and resumes can be addressed to: Fiona Hobbs, Recruitment Specialist at Standard Candle HR using the seek application process. APPLY HERE.
We thank all applicants for your interest in our organisation and this role however please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.