Family Case Manager

Application Due:
11 May 2021
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

Family Case Managers work in a small multidisciplinary team providing advocacy and support for women, children and their families that are at risk of homelessness.

We work from a strength-based, gender and trauma-informed framework offering proactive case management through outreach and transitional accommodation.

About You:

If you have excellent communications skills, the ability to work autonomously and as part of a small team and a can-do attitude, we look forward to hearing from you! The successful applicant will hold, or be able to obtain, Working with Vulnerable People registration, current National Criminal Record Check and a current driver’s license.

Selection criteria: 

  • Experience of case management and working with women and children,
  • Understanding or experience of working in family and domestic violence.
  • Knowledge and experience in the following fields:
  • Strengths-based case management and coordination
  • Advocacy
  • Outreach support
  • Gender and trauma informed frameworks
  • human rights and feminist principles

In return we will offer you

  • Work for a values-based organisation within a feminist and social justice framework
  • Generous Salary Packaging Benefits – $15,900 tax free
  • Flexibility to work 30 – 38 hours per week in an excellent supportive environment

How to Apply:

  1. Visit to access the position description.
  2. Applications including a cover letter and CV can be submitted through the Seek portal.
  3. Apply by 11 May 2021 – YWCA Canberra reserves the right to close this role early if a suitable candidate is found.

YWCA Canberra is committed to the safety of children and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to participate fully in all child protection risk management recruitment processes and ongoing character checking and assessment processes. 

YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. People from diverse backgrounds and with diverse life experiences are encouraged to apply. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

YWCA Canberra makes an effort to ensure disability access and facilities are fitted in our buildings where possible. Our head office in Civic is wheelchair accessible.

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Application Details:

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