Careers at Star Health
Case Manager - Justice Portfolio Pathways

Location:
Star Health - Mitford St  
Employment Type:
FT - Full-Time Temporary  
Department:
Coordinator - Pathways
Supporting Documentation:

Case Manager – Justice Portfolio Pathways
Full Time

Job Reference No VAC0660

• Accrued Day Off Per Month
• Work in a Multidisciplinary Team Environment
• Rewarding and valuable work

This position is part of the Pathways Program, a Case Management team funded by the Department of Health and Human Services within the RhED team. Working within the social model of health, this service facilitates access to health services to people who often face multiple barriers to participation in the community, and have difficulty negotiating the complex pathways to services.
The Justice Portfolio Key Worker position will engage specifically with clients who are incarcerated and pending release who have past experiences of working in the sex work industry. Additionally, the key worker will provide support to those who are charged with drug related offending and have other legal issues or involvement with corrections who have worked, or are working in the sex industry, and who need support to stay out of the criminal justice system.

To star in this role you will have:

• A professional qualification in Social Work, Community Development, Community Services, Psychology or Criminology.
• Experience in case management & the provision of assessments with people with complex needs.
• Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of clients and complexities and tailor interventions to individuals.
• Excellent knowledge of the barriers to access of services for marginalised groups and those incarcerated.
• A clear understanding of the challenges and stigma faced by the target population and those in the sex industry.

For information about the role, please contact Alex Sutherland on 03 9525 1300 or email asutherland@starhealth.org.au

Closing Date: Thursday 24th October 2019 @ 5pm