- Melbourne > Richmond
- Job posted on: 23rd Jun 2022
- Applications close:
Our mission is to end homelessness. We aim to get people housed, keep them housed, and be an influential voice on ending homelessness. We are a secular, independent provider of choice for clients and the go-to organisation on homelessness for government, media, philanthropy, private donors and the community.
Our people are the backbone of our organisation and supporting their wellbeing and professional development is critical to our ability to help our clients and the community. We value lived experience and diversity in our staff, and actively work to ensure everyone is able to make their career with Launch Housing fulfilling.
The Housing Worker MSIR outpost is based in the Medically Supervised Injecting Room in Richmond and is part of Launch Housing's Entry Point's portfolio, which encompasses a number of programs providing support to clients experiencing, or at risk of homelessness.
The aim of the role is to help people prevent and end homelessness by providing assessment, planning, prioritisation, accommodation assistance, advice and referrals for additional support. The position will be based in the Medically Supervised Injecting Room and work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness who utilise this service. As well as in close collaboration with a number of key service providers, particularly those based within MSIR and the North Richmond precinct. The role sits within the Rough Sleeper Initiative (RSI) team, which provides support to people sleeping rough in the City of Yarra, in addition to three other inner-city local government areas (Melbourne, Port Phillip and Stonnington). Team meetings and supervision will be at Launch Housing offices.
For further information on the role please refer to the position description on our website.
We are currently seeking a skilled & passionate individual, someone committed to working with people who are experiencing homelessness, or at risk of homelessness on their journey out of homelessness.
To obtain a full position description and to apply for this opportunity, please 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 Dave Lovelock at firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Housing Support Worker - MSIR enquiry via EthicalJobs or on 0455 741 118.
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.