Careers at Star Health
Case Manager Insecure Housing

Location:
Star Health - Fitzroy Street  
Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Permanent  
Department:
Coordinator - CM ABI HSAP CCP
Salary:
Two generous salary packaging options available
Closing Date:
20/06/2021
Supporting Documentation:

Case Manager Insecure Housing

FTE 0.7 Permanent Part time 

Job Reference No VAC0837

  • Two generous salary sacrificing options
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team environment

  • Rewarding and valuable work

The Insecure Housing Case Manager links people over the age of 25 years, living in low cost accommodation such as rooming houses, motels, pension level SRS’s, social housing settings and private hotels, to relevant services within the City of Stonnington and Port Phillip. The clients are usually seen in an outreach setting in their own accommodation.

The case manager will respond (usually over a six-month period or less) to relevant client issues, ensuring appropriate follow up and assist in client goal setting.  The case manager will often advocate for the client and coordinate services from a range of welfare agencies within the sector of Health, Welfare, Housing including My Aged Care and NDIS.

This case manager will also assist the Coordinator to maintain fundamental housing sector partnerships and networks to promote the Insecure Housing program and ensure future referrals. 

Ideally, you will possess:

  • A undergraduate degree qualification in Social Work with minimum of 2 years post graduate work or other relevant Health tertiary discipline
  • Experience in Case Management and working with complex clients in Community based settings
  • Demonstrated ability to understand the barriers accessing services for marginalized or disadvantaged clients
  • Excellent knowledge of health and welfare systems and how to navigate these including housing, disability, NDIS and Aged Care
  • A clear understanding of risk assessment and how to respond appropriately, working autonomously with professional accountability

What makes Star Health Tick?

Star Health works in partnership with people and communities to promote and improve equity, health and wellbeing by delivering innovative client-directed services that take into account the context of the individual and the community, and championing prevention and change to address the structural reasons for health inequity.

Applicants must address the Key Capabilities – Essential within the covering letter and complete our application form directly from the Star Health website at http://www.starhealth.org.au/careers/current-vacancies/

For information about the role, please contact Tanya Richie, Co-ordinator, Nurses, Case Management & Community Connections on 03 9525 1300 or email trichie@starhealth.org.au

Closing Date: Sunday 20th June 2021