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Housing Support Worker

Launch Housing
  • Great South Melbourne location, close to South Melbourne Market, public transport and cafes
  • Permanent full-time (Monday - Friday) with flexible working arrangements
  • $74,910 + super + NFP salary packaging & other benefits

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 change lives

As one of our Housing Support Workers, you will provide case management to clients experiencing or at risk of homelessness through the provision of a range of intervention options ensuring that the client's needs are identified and tailored goals are developed that promote 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.

The South Melbourne site includes 7 on-site self-contained units, and a number of off-site units, for families for up to three months. The service includes support in securing and maintaining medium to long-term housing and tailored support for parents and children. It provides specialist services for vulnerable children and families (including the Homeless Children's Specialist Support Service).

What you'll bring

You are a caring and passionate team player who has the ability to develop and nurture positive relationships. You will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in human services, social work or a related discipline
  • Experience in a case management role with an emphasis on practical assistance to maintain housing
  • Experience working with clients who have complex needs, due to experiencing significant challenges e.g. trauma, mental health, substance use, family violence
  • Understanding of housing and homelessness policy, context, and systems
  • Understanding of impacts of trauma on children and working in the Best Interests framework

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 Joseph French on 0428 018 520.

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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