Published April 12, 2021
Last Modified April 12, 2021
Odyssey House Victoria
660 Bridge Road, Australia
Job Type
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Closing Date
May 10, 2021

Job Description

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Senior Kids in Focus (KIF) Case Manager – Richmond
Full time


  • Leading AOD Community Services Organisation
  • Make a difference to the lives of children, parents and other carers
  • Work within a culture committed to supporting a dedicated values-led workforce
  • Generous above award salaries, plus super, salary packaging and 17.5% leave loading
  • Additional benefit of fully maintained motor vehicle


Odyssey House Victoria (OHV) is a place of hope and positive change for individuals working towards breaking their pattern of addiction. At OHV we believe that every person should have the opportunity to change and grow. Our diverse teams work with individuals, families, and communities to reduce drug use, improve mental health, and reconnect people to their family and the community.
Who we are looking for?
We are looking for an experienced, compassionate professional who can deliver high quality treatment services to improve outcomes for families impacted by problematic alcohol and other drug use. Do you like variety in your work? Would you like to be part of a small, supportive, and dedicated team? If you answered yes to these questions, then we would love to hear from you!
What we can give YOU!
We are committed to creating an inclusive and transparent workplace culture where our people can develop to be their very best.  We believe in giving people real flexibility in their work. Our Workplace Flexibility policy enables our staff to be great at work, and great at home too! OHV employees have access to generous employee benefits including:
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum
  • Flexible work arrangements including 48/52 purchased leave
  • A vast array of training and professional development opportunities
  • A progressive workplace culture committed to making your workplace experience an engaging and rewarding one

The position

The role is a SCHADS level 4 classification. The position is offered as a full-time maximum term contract to 30 June 2023.
The position is based at Richmond, with regular travel to other locations. The successful incumbent will be provided with a fully maintained motor vehicle which may also be used for private purposes within the State of Victoria.
KIF is an outreach parenting support and case management program working with families where one or more parents has problematic alcohol and other drug use. The Senior KIF Case Manager’s key purpose is to increase parenting capacity, life skills and social connection, and decrease risk to children and their families.
A day in the life of this position includes: visiting families in their homes to provide support, counselling and referral, linking parents to drug treatment services, helping families to strengthen their community links, advocating for the needs of family members, assisting with school holiday programs for children, providing peer support for other case managers, and maintaining detailed case notes.
More information

The full position description and instructions about how to apply can be found at Please note applications will only be accepted via the Odyssey House Victoria website. Please do not apply via recruitment websites or via email. Please remember to include your CV and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria. If you have any questions relating to the position, please contact Anne Tidyman, Manager Child and Family Services, on 0466 268 932 or at

Our commitment to diversity
At OHV we value diversity and believe that a range of backgrounds brings a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that will enhance our effectiveness. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions by encouraging people with disability, Aboriginal Australians, LGBTQIA, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.
Safety screening
OHV is committed to child safety and is a child safe organisation. All OHV employees must undergo Police Records and Working with Children Checks.  Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with us.
All Odyssey House Victoria sites are now smoke free effective 31 May 2020 for all employees