- Job posted on: 14th Feb 2020
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Every day of the year, Sacred Heart Mission assist hundreds of people who are experiencing homelessness or living in poverty to find shelter, food, care and support. We are in this for the long haul - we are committed to making a sustainable difference in people’s lives. Everyone is welcome at our table.
Based in St Kilda, this parental leave replacement role is anticipated to be 12 months.
Sacred Heart Central Support Services is a safe and welcoming engagement hub for people seeking support for a range of issues, primarily homelessness or at risk. People can access information and assistance with housing, drug and alcohol concerns, physical and mental health needs, employment and legal support. Case management can be provided along with referral to specialist services. Breakfast and lunch are provided, and a duty system, laundry and shower facilities and other social activities are available.
Working full-time, you will be responsible for the coordination of the engagement hub and the support and case management program. You will supervise and support the team in their work of assisting people who access the program to achieve goals that they identify in their lives.
A typical shift will have you supporting the Central Support Services team in the provision of information, support, and case management to people who access the program and oversight of engagement hub activities as a place of welcome.
You will always have a varied day with supporting staff, overseeing the needs of the engagement hub such as keeping maintenance requests on track and managing the budget and daily spending for the program.
You will have ample opportunities to keep in touch with what is happening on a broader level at Sacred Heart Mission and then communicating this to the team. The Central Support Service team environment values your leadership skills and your openness to having some fun while supporting clients achieve identified outcomes