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Case Manager - Drug Court Housing Program

Launch Housing
  • Fixed-term, full time (through to 30th December 2022), Immediate Start
  • Great Collingwood location, close to public transportation and cafes
  • Salary from $74,910 per annum + super + salary packaging available
  • Meaningful work, purpose & impact organisation

Why choose Launch Housing

Our mission is to end homelessness. As one of Victoria's largest providers of housing and homelessness support services, we provide a wide range of employment opportunities across client-facing and corporate services roles. There are many benefits of working at Launch Housing including:

  • Work for a value-based organisation with a clear mission and vision
  • Wellbeing days (on top of annual leave) + Purchased Leave options
  • Paid Parental Leave (both primary and secondary carer)
  • Training and career growth opportunities across Launch Housing
  • Up to $15,900 salary packaging option

How you'll help change lives

As a Housing Case Manager, you will play an important role in the program that operates collaboratively with the drug court team at Melbourne Drug Court to assist DTO participants who are moving in or already residing in leased properties to address issues exacerbating their risk of homelessness and the factors that contribute to their offending. Housing focused support is provided to enhance the likelihood of a successful completion of their drug treatment order. You will be required to work at the Drug Court offices one day a week.

You will assist with immediate and ongoing support needs of clients experiencing or at risk of homelessness, through the provision of a range of intervention options ensuring that the client's needs are translated into a personal program that encourages the client's independence, empowerment, autonomy and dignity. This support may be provided in a range of environments including funded accommodation services, private housing or via assertive outreach to clients experiencing housing crisis.

For further information on the role please refer to the position description.

What you'll bring

To be successful in this role, you will have a passion for working with people experiencing homelessness and a determination to deliver innovative and effective services of the highest possible standard to our clients. You will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in human services and experience working with complex clients with diverse needs
  • Understanding of housing and homelessness policy, context and systems
  • Experience in the social welfare sector, working with consumers with complex support needs
  • Demonstrated ability to build positive relationships and communicate with people of diverse backgrounds and abilities
  • Valid driver's license

How to Apply

Please see the full position description attached below. To apply for this opportunity, click Apply Now. Please submit a covering letter addressing the key selection criteria and your CV.

If you need additional information about this role, please contact Miranda Massoud on 0400 935 936.

Please note there is no closing date for this role and shortlisting will occur on a rolling basis, so please don't delay in submitting your application.

Launch Housing is committed to child safety and is an Equal Opportunity employer and supports accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex or queer. We acknowledge Lived Experience as a unique expertise, and encourage people with a Lived Experience of Homelessness to apply.

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