Housing Case Manager

Bethany Community Support has been in operation for over 150 years and has supported individuals within the community through a number of programs. We have a broad range of programs which:

  • Help build better relationships
  • Support the education, wellbeing and safety of children
  • Support women and children affected by family violence
  • Assist men who use violence to become accountable for their behavior
  • Provide disability services under the NDIS
  • Assist people who are experiencing homeless or at risk of homelessness
  • Assist people experiencing financial stress and provide material aid
  • Help those affected by problem gambling
  • Support parents in their parenting role

Introduction to role:

Bethany is excited to advertise for the role of Housing Case Manager. This position is Part-Time (0.8 FTE) and fixed term until 30 June 2021. The position will be reporting to the Housing Services Team Leader. The primary purpose of this role is to provide early intervention for at risk public and community housing tenants.

 Key Duties:

  • Lead strong service response for the provision housing support to identified families, couples and individuals experiencing family violence, indigenous families and families in housing crisis.
  • Provide advocacy and advance practice support to families, couples and individuals with high level of complexity with support to establish and sustain tenancy, including:
  1. Conducting safety and risk assessments in line with MARAM Framework to determine the current and ongoing risks and service requirement for women and children who are experiencing Family Violence.
  2. Support and advocacy for at risk tenants at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
  3. Assistance with DHHS Housing transfer applications.
  • Contribute to the development of a clearly articulated model for case management within the housing programs that promotes planning, coordination and sustainable assistance to those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
  • Provide quality case consultation to Housing Workers and other professionals including stakeholders to identify pathways and key transition points that focus service users moving towards long-term stable and secure accommodation in either public housing, community housing.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Case management
  • Advocacy and case consultation
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Supports positive culture including diverse and inclusive environment

What we offer

  • A diverse and inclusive workplace environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program

How to apply

Please submit your current resume with a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria to the Manager – People & Culture via employment@bethany.org.au by 9am on Monday 13 December 2020.

Bethany celebrates diversity and seeks to engage respectfully with people of diverse experiences and backgrounds. 

In order to comply with mandatory Child Safety Standards, all employment is subject to a valid and current Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Position Description

Specialist Men’s Family Violence Intake Practitioner – Colac

Introduction to the Organisation:

Bethany Community Support has been in operation for over 150 years and has supported individuals within the community through a number of programs. We have a broad range of programs which:

  • Help build better relationships
  • Support the education, wellbeing and safety of children
  • Support women and children affected by family violence
  • Assist men who use violence to become accountable for their behavior
  • Provide disability services under the NDIS
  • Assist people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
  • Assist people experiencing financial stress and provide material aid
  • Help those affected by problem gambling
  • Support parents in their parenting role

Introduction to role:

Bethany is excited to advertise for the role of Specialist Men’s Family Violence Intake Practitioner – Barwon Orange Door. This position is responsible for the provision of a practice response for the Specialist Men’s Family Violence Intake response at the Barwon Support and Safety Hub and access points across the Barwon Area. This role plays an active role in the Barwon area’s front entry point for family violence and child and family wellbeing, working closely with other program areas to ensure service continuity and seamless access for families requiring support.

This position is Full Time, Ongoing and will be reporting to the Team Leader. The core purpose of this role is to provide intake screening, triage and assessment of all male family perpetrators who are referred to the Barwon Family Violence Support and Safety Hub. This is a key component of the statewide integrated family violence reforms and has been designed to ensure that men who choose to use violence have timely access to a full range of services through earlier intake and assessment.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Respond to intake enquiries including but not limited to telephone, self and L17 portal referrals and secondary consult.
  • Deliver screening and triage, assessment, crisis responses, service planning, target interventions, allocation and coordinated referral.
  • Deliver services and support via phone and outreach at client’s home or other sites.
  • Access (as required) information from the Central Information Point (CIP) to enable a stronger risk assessment of male perpetrators of family violence.
  • Support the delivery of coordinated and integrated responses to children and families in need of support and to perpetrators of all forms of family violence, drawing on the Integrated Practice Framework, Hub Operational Guidelines, Service Specifications and relevant risk assessment tools and frameworks.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Graduate Certificate of Social Science – Male Family Violence or willingness to undertake or equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary or training institution.
  • Minimum 2 – 3 years experience in the specialist family violence field, demonstrated particularly in provision of intake, risk assessment and case planning and working with male perpetrators of family violence.
  • Demonstrated understanding of men’s accountability work.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the gendered nature of family violence and the impact for women, children and families.
  • Demonstrates commitment to social justice and social inclusion and advocates for clients to achieve
  • Maintains a positive approach to change and adapts to new or different ways of working

What we offer

  • A diverse and inclusive environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary sacrificing
  • Employee Assistance Program

How to apply

Please submit your application including a resume and a separate document addressing the key selection criteria, outlined in the position description to employment@bethany.org.au by 9:00am Tuesday 8 December 2020.

In order to comply with mandatory Child Safety Standards, all employment is subject to a valid and current Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Bethany celebrates diversity and seeks to engage respectfully with people of diverse experiences and backgrounds.

Position Description

Senior Support Coordinator

Bethany Community Support has been in operation for over 150 years and has supported individuals within the community through a number of programs. We have a broad range of programs which:

  • Help build better relationships
  • Support the education, wellbeing and safety of children
  • Support women and children affected by family violence
  • Assist men who use violence to become accountable for their behavior
  • Provide disability services under the NDIS
  • Assist people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
  • Assist people experiencing financial stress and provide material aid
  • Help those affected by problem gambling
  • Support parents in their parenting role

Introduction to role:

Bethany is seeking an experienced Support Coordinator to join our Disability Services Program based in Geelong.  Flexible working arrangements are available with full time or part time employment considered. Given the current impact of COVID-19 working from home is currently the preferred option for provision of the Support Coordination service.

Key Responsibilities:

 Provide high quality support coordination to build individual capacity and enhance choice and control for people with disability and their families.

  • Support participants with complex needs to achieve their NDIS plan goals through reducing any barriers to the implementation of their plan.
  • Manage a complex caseload including dealing with challenging situations and finding/developing solutions.
  • Support participants to link to a range of mainstream and community-based support.
  • Liaise with other relevant professionals, networks and services to ensure effective case co-ordination and collaboration for positive outcomes for participants and their families.

Skills and Attributes:

  • This role is suited to a tertiary qualified professional with knowledge and experience of NDIS funded plans and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a support coordination or similar role.
  • An understanding of and commitment to client centred and strengths based practice when working with adults and/or children with disabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, in working with adults and children with multiple and complex needs
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • A sound understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and relevant legislation.

If you have a positive, resilient and flexible attitude, experience managing a complex caseload and can move easily between participant supports and administrative work we would love to hear from you.

What we offer

  • A diverse and inclusive environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary sacrificing
  • Employee Assistance Program

 How to apply

For further information please contact Christine Dann on 0439 718 879.  To apply for this exciting opportunity please submit your application including your resume and a separate document addressing the selection criteria to employment@bethany.org.au by 9am Monday 7th December 2020.

In order to comply with mandatory Child Safety Standards, all employment is subject to a valid and current Disability Worker exclusion check, Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Bethany celebrates diversity and seeks to engage respectfully with people of diverse experiences and backgrounds. 

Position Description

Specialist Family Violence Caseworker Full-Time, Fixed-Term to 30 June 2021.

Bethany Community Support has been in operation for over 150 years and has supported individuals within the community through a number of programs. We have a broad range of programs which:

  • Help build better relationships
  • Support the education, wellbeing and safety of children
  • Support women and children affected by family violence
  • Assist men who use violence to become accountable for their behavior
  • Provide disability services under the NDIS
  • Assist people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
  • Assist people experiencing financial stress and provide material aid
  • Help those affected by problem gambling
  • Support parents in their parenting role

 

About the Role:

Bethany is excited to advertise for the role of Specialist Family Violence Caseworker. This position is full time, fixed-term until 30 June 2021 and will be reporting to the Team Leader, Specialist Women and Children Services within the Family Violence Program. The core purpose of this role is to provide a specialist case management responses for the protection and safety of women and children experiencing family violence.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive safety and risk assessments in line with the MARAM to determine current and ongoing risk to women and children experiencing family violence.
  • Fully consider the needs of women and children who have experienced or witnessed family violence and provide an effective case management response.
  • Partner with Specialist Men’s Services, Family Safety Contact and the Support and Safety Hub to ensure an integrated service response for women and children

 

About you:

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Hold a relevant tertiary qualification in social work, psychology or related behavioural science.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years experience in the family violence field, demonstrated particularly in the provision of case management crisis intervention and/or therapeutic interventions for women and children
  • Hold and maintain a satisfactory police record and a valid working with children check
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and ensures compliance in work practices.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office, databases and knowledge of a range of IT programs.

 

What we offer

  • A diverse and inclusive environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary sacrificing
  • Employee Assistance Program

 

How to apply

To apply for this exciting opportunity please submit your application addressing the selection criteria to employment@bethany.org.au by 5.00 pm Sunday 29 November 2020.

 

In order to comply with mandatory Child Safety Standards, all employment is subject to a valid and current Police Check and Working with Children Check.

 

Bethany celebrates diversity and encourages applications from people of all cultures, backgrounds and identities to apply. 

 

Position Description

Specialist Child and Family Practitioner – Orange Door

Bethany Community Support has been in operation for over 150 years. We support individuals within the community through a number of programs including those which:

  • Support the education, wellbeing and safety of children
  • Support women and children affected by family violence
  • Promote accountability for perpetrators who choose to use violence

Bethany is excited to advertise for multiple Specialist Child and Family Practitioner roles located in the Barwon Orange Door. These positions are full time and ongoing. There is one ongoing and two fixed term positions available, these roles will be reporting to a Child and Family Team Leader. The core purpose of the role is to provide specialist screening, triaging and assessment responses to empower and promote the wellbeing, protection and safety of vulnerable children and families through assessment, referral and community connection and to work collaboratively with Hub practitioners to ensure an integrated service response and oversight of risk.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Provide expert skills in screening, triage and assessment of child and family vulnerability applying the Best Interests Case Practice (BICM) and Multi Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM) Frameworks to promote the safety, stability, wellbeing and development of children and young people.
  • Work closely with other Orange Door practitioners as part of an integrated service delivery team to undertake screening and initial assessment for victims of family violence, vulnerable children and families and perpetrators of family violence.
  • Work collaboratively with Orange Door practitioners and the broader service sector to respond to families experiencing family violence and families presenting with multiple and complex needs

Skills and Attributes:

  • Knowledge of child development/attachment, BICM, MARAM, and screening and assessment of child and family vulnerability
  • Advocates and champions to achieve positive change
  • Demonstrates commitment to social justice and social inclusion.
  • Leads a culture of respectful relationships and behaviour across the organisation.

 What we offer

  • A diverse and inclusive environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program

How to apply

Please submit your application including a resume and a separate document addressing the key selection criteria, outlined in the position description to employment@bethany.org.au by 5:00pm Sunday 29 November 2020.

In order to comply with mandatory Child Safety Standards, all employment is subject to a valid and current Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Bethany celebrates diversity and seeks to engage respectfully with people of diverse experiences and backgrounds.

 

Position Description

Working for Victoria Positions

As part of the Working for Victoria Initiative, Bethany is proud to be able to offer positions to support people in the community affected by COVID-19.

These positions are available in Geelong and Bethany will be able to offer 6 month fixed term contract positions working full time or part time hours.

Our Homelessness Emergency Response Support Workers will provide a variety of specific support to people in the local area, whether it be material aid, referrals to other services or general support.

We will ensure that new staff we hire as part of the Working for Victoria Initiative are fully supported.

To find out more about the Working for Victoria initiative please visit:  www.vic.gov.au/workingforvictoria

To be considered for any of the positions you must submit your initial application through SideKicker.

To register your interest:

  1. Visit Working for Victoria website at vic.gov.au/workingforvictoria
  2. Select ‘I’m looking for work’.
  3. Select “Apply for work” and register your details with the Working for Victoria’s jobs marketplace run through Sidekicker.
  4. You will be notified via Sidekicker as jobs are posted.

Alternatively, to apply for the Homelessness Emergency Response Support Worker role, please visit Sidekicker at https://www.getsidekicker.com/account/login.

Please create an account and register your interest for job number 4824.

Once you have registered your interest, a member of our team will assess your application.

Shortlisted applicants will then be contacted and invited to attend an interview.

Successful applicants will be contacted directly at which point details of our employment screening and compliance process will be discussed.

Preferred applicants who pass employment screening will be offered roles and invited to attend orientation, induction and training.