Social Worker / Wimmera Community Options

Reference: 2448 Case Manager
Community Options
Welfare Worker (XM9-XM15)
Permanent Full Time
(80 hours per fortnight) with ADO

Community Options is part of Wimmera Health Care Group and is located in modern offices in central Horsham opposite May Park. We are an expanding business that supports aged members of the community to remain living in their homes for as long as possible. This is achieved with support of Home Care Packages funded by the Commonwealth Government and administered by a skilled team members.

The Case Managers at Community Options work closely with their clients, their families and service providers to provide a variety of choices most suited to their care needs. Community Options are excited to be able to offer a skilled and enthusiastic person a permanent position in their fast growing business. This position is full time working Monday to Friday and includes an Accrued Day Off every 4 weeks.

  • Relevant qualification / experience in welfare, social work, nursing or allied health

  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent computer and documentation/reporting skills and willingness to learn required IT programs

  • Demonstrated commitment to quality service to consumers

  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence


  • Demonstrated understanding of and skills in case management

  • Recent experience with community based services for people and their carer’s

  • Demonstrated skills with advocacy, negotiation and conflict resolution

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team

Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:

  • Salary packaging,

  • Professional development and education programs,

  • Employee Assistance Program,

  • Comprehensive orientation program.

  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)

  • Flexible rostering

  • Opportunities for career progression

  • Free parking

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

For more information about this position view the Position Description and/or contact the person indicated below. Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found on our website or Facebook page.

Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.

Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability and encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.

Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working With Children check prior to commencement of employment.