Intensive Case Manager MercyCare


When you join MercyCare, you join something bigger. A community of staff that make a difference at the heart of the community. As a leading Western Australian not-for-profit provider of aged care, family, community, early learning and disability services we support people throughout life’s journey. We invest in our people by building rewarding careers, offering training and development opportunities and a values-driven culture where our people can belong and thrive.

About the role

We have an opportunity for an Intensive Case Manager to join our Youth and Homelessness team on a full-time basis for 12 months.

This role will engage with families to identify risks and create safety plans and provide direct in-home support, education and counselling. You’ll also assist families in developing their knowledge, skills and confidence to access resources and networks to enhance family functioning.

About you

You’ll have a passion for engaging with families and children to prevent them coming into the child protection system. Along with this you’ll also need:

  • As a measure to achieve equality and support, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) will apply to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Human Services
  • Experience working with families and young people
  • Ability to decision-make in complex family systems
  • Experience developing and delivery case plans
  • Strong understanding of children’s development needs including development issues, trauma and impacts of grief and loss
  • Drivers License
  • Working with Children Check
  • COVID and Influenza vaccinations are preferred but not required
  • National Police Clearance (obtained within the last six months)

About the benefits

  • Not for profit Salary Packaging options up to $18,000!
  • Childcare discounts for your little ones
  • Options to purchase additional leave
  • Career Pathways, Professional Development and Training
  • Comprehensive Wellbeing Program including discounted health insurance, free flu vaccinations and skin checks

To Apply

Click “Apply Now” to visit our website and apply. Applications close on 15th September 2023 but apply soon as we will progress recruitment earlier if the right match is found.

At MercyCare, every person matters.

With our 175-year legacy extending back to the Catholic Sisters of Mercy, today we stand proud to make a positive difference in our local communities. We live by our values – respect, integrity, compassion, justice, excellence, and courage.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting children, young people and the vulnerable. We invite applications from people from all walks of life, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and those from diverse ages, cultures, faiths, abilities, gender and sexuality.