Case Manager

Schools Assertive Outreach Service (SAO)

Centacare Catholic Family Services provides a range of quality human services to individuals, families, and the community.

  • Part time position (0.6 FTE)
  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010
  • Social and Community Services Employee – Level 5
  • Salary Packaging Available
Schools Assertive Outreach Services, falls within the national homelessness strategy ‘Turning off the Tap’ and will support young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to maintain their connection with education. Supporting young people to establish and maintain connections with education is considered crucial to minimising the impact of homelessness both in the short and long term.
The Schools Assertive Outreach Service recognises that housing instability, transience and homelessness each impact heavily upon a young person’s educational opportunities and future success.

The role of the Schools Assertive Outreach (SAO) team is to provide a specialised early intervention service response to secondary school students who have been identified as homeless or at risk of homelessness. SAO will provide support to young people a through outreach case management and group work.

The Case Manager works with young people and their families, school personnel and the community to facilitate the stabilisation of the young person’s housing and their reintegration into education, in both case work and group based settings.

Download Position Description here

For further information regarding the position, please contact Nigel Wyatt on (08) 8159 1400.

Applicants are to address the 5 Key Performance Indicators as per the Position Description and include a CV listing contact details of three referees and either post or email to:

Nigel Wyatt
Manager, Schools Assertive Outreach Service (SAO)
413 Grange Road
Seaton  SA  5023


Applications must be received by 5pm Friday, 6 May 2016.