Applications close November 27 2020

Are you interested in working in a fulfilling role that puts you in a position to help some of the most vulnerable people in our society? We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills, high emotional intelligence and a passion to help the disadvantaged in our community. 

We are offering a permanent part-time Case Manager position for a female to join us at Pathways Tasmania to primarily support the case management of the women in our drug and alcohol rehabilitation program, Velocity Transformations (VT), in metropolitan Hobart.

Pathways Tasmania currently operates a 20-bed male and female, evidence-based, faith supported rehab program. While staff at times may work across both genders, we provide a dual gender case team who can best support clients with complex trauma issues. This role fills a vacant position for a women’s case manager.

About Pathways Tasmania

Pathways Tasmania has been operating in its current structure since 2008. We provide two main service offerings to the local community. One is a residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation program and the other a medium term shelter for young homeless males. Our homeless shelter, Launch Youth, has been operating for over 30 years and is the only shelter of its kind in southern Tasmania. Velocity Transformations, our drug and alcohol rehabilitation program currently has a residential program for men and women, with a residential capacity of over 20.

Brief Position Description

You will case manage primarily female clients, including creating an Individual Treatment Plan (ITP) for them and supporting the delivery of program materials. This will involve assessing the client’s ongoing recovery process and providing them with appropriate support and referrals to allied health services. You will be involved in their journey from intake to graduation, build rapport and be their advocate, while maintaining professional boundaries throughout. This will be one of the most fulfilling jobs of your career, with an attractive remuneration package that involves salary sacrifice options lifting your take-home pay. A work phone and laptop will be provided, with use of a company fleet vehicle for work related appointments.

Qualifications and Experience

The successful applicant will have experience with case managing clients in the community services sector, be trauma informed in your training and background, and will have a Certificate IV in AOD or Community Services or higher. You must be able to demonstrate harmony with the Christian faith elements of the program.

Essential skills

  • A current Class C drivers’ licence and ability to drive as needed.
  • Well-developed advocacy skills and proven experience advocating on behalf of vulnerable people and those with high support needs.
  • Well-developed negotiation and conflict resolution skills and the ability to de-escalate clients as needed.
  • Well-developed communication skills and experience communicating with people who have been affected by trauma.