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Workforce Participation Worker - Journey to Social Inclusion 3.4

Sacred Heart Mission

Your future workplace

Sacred Heart Mission's Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) program is an evidence-based intervention designed to break the cycle of chronic homelessness. We know the current service system is not effective and we're taking a different approach in our goal to end homelessness. Join a brand-new team of experienced staff with diverse professional backgrounds. Over a three-year journey, we will be delivering cutting-edge interventions with proven outcomes in stable housing, social inclusion and economic participation.

Your new role

The Workforce Participation Worker is a part-time role designed to foster the independence of our participants and support them to build their capacity to re-enter the workforce. This role will join a newly funded and established team, working with the J2SI 3.4 program. This team commenced Sept 2021, and are still in the referral stages to support 60 clients to move into stable housing and build connection to their community.

Your day-to-day

As part of our Journey to Social Inclusion Team, you spend your days working to support people through all phases of job readiness, job search and post-employment support. In this role you will be working in the community and people’s homes as you assist them to develop goals and tailor employment strategies for each person.

We're looking for someone

  • With relevant degree or above qualifications.
  • With experience working with clients with complex needs.
  • A strength-based approach.
  • Dynamic and motivated team player.
  • Resilience, flexibility and adaptability
  • With NDIS Worker Screening Clearance
  • Current Covid-19 vaccination certificate or equivalent

You can look forward to

  • Working as part of this innovative program that will change the lives of 240 people
  • Structurally supportive work environment: regular line manager direct supervision, 1:1 clinical practice supervision, group reflective practice
  • Salary packaging your expenses up to $15,990 pre-tax
  • Access to in house training
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Being located in the heart of St. Kilda, accessible by Public Transport

Come and Work with us

To join our team, simply apply now.

For more information about the role, contact Garry Bourke J2SI Manager, 0456 650 130, gbourke@sacredheartmission.org using the subject line: Workforce Participation Worker - Journey to Social Inclusion 3.4 enquiry via EthicalJobs.

SHM is committed to equal employment opportunities for all people regardless of age, gender, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation. We recognise the strength and value in diversity, and actively foster an inclusive workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

All appointments are subject to Police Checks and certain roles require additional pre-screening as outlined in the position description. All NDIS roles will require a NDIS Worker Screening (NDIS) check. Individuals placed on the DWEL will not be engaged by Sacred Heart Mission.

Sacred Heart Mission requires all its staff, volunteers, directors and contractors to be fully COVID 19 vaccinated, recognising the important role this plays in our ability to continue to support the communities we serve and to keep all of us safe.

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