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Case Manager (Outer North Youth Homelessness Services)
Elizabeth Park (Full-time)

Assertive outreach and support to young people aged 15-25 with high and complex needs who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.


The Role

The Case Manager will work collaboratively with community based services within the Playford and Gawler regions which enables them to work together with young people who present for support and assistance to find appropriate transitional accommodation.


This is a fixed term opportunity until 30 June 2023 (a subsequent fixed-term period may be offered subject to funding).


See attached Position Description for full details. 


What you need to bring

  • Degree in Social Work or a related discipline
  • Experience in case management, and demonstrated ability to monitor, review and assess client progress against the case plan
  • Clinical knowledge of trauma informed approach
  • Experience working with young people with complex issues
  • Understanding of homelessness and related issues
  • Proven ability to understand complex issues and develop creative solutions to problems working alongside the client
  • Valid Department of Human Services (DHS) Working with Children Check. (previously known as ‘Child-Related Employment Screening Clearance’)
  • Due to the nature of our services, Centacare is required to comply with COVID19 government directions. You will be required to provide Centacare with your COVID19 vaccination certificate. If you cannot comply, you are encouraged to have a confidential conversation with the hiring manager about your individual circumstances to find out how this may apply to you.
  • Ability to undertake some work out of standard work hours when required
  • Ability to participate in an on-call roster


What's in it for you

  • SCHCADS Award 2010 Crisis Accommodation Level 3 $44.92per hour + super 
  • Generous salary packaging to help increase your take home pay
  • Client focused, trauma informed and passionate team
  • Experienced and supportive leadership
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 6 weeks parental leave for primary carer and 2 weeks for secondary carer
  • Study leave for ongoing employees 


Who we are

Each year, we support more than 30,000 people through community services in metropolitan and regional South Australia, operating within a strong ethical framework. We are client focused and provide support regardless of race, economic circumstance, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious belief or ethnic background. Centacare is a Child Safe, Quality Accredited Organisation and is a registered NDIS provider. We value the uniqueness of individuals, we consult, collaborate and operate with integrity and professionalism. Centacare is committed to cultivating a harmonious workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Equal opportunity principles align with our mission, vision and values. We believe that treating our workers fairly has a positive impact on our clients and maintains our reputation as a great place to work.


To learn more about us, click on the video Centacare Catholic Family Services - Our Story


How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter (as one document) outlining how you meet the requirements of this role as outlined in the position description. To access the position description or submit your application click on the Apply button.


For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Tracy Ingram, Manager on 08 8412 9570. 



Applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.


With respect, no agencies please. 

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