- Job posted on: 22nd Jan 2021
- Applications close:
Wintringham is a not-for-profit organisation providing an extensive range of aged care, housing and related support services to men and women aged 50-plus who have been homeless or at risk of homelessness. We employ over 800 staff and operate from multiple offices across Melbourne and regional Victoria.
The From Homelessness to a Home (H2H) initiative supports the people who have experienced long-term homelessness and disadvantage and have complex needs. This program will provide the affordable housing and support they need to promote their health and wellbeing and prevent a return to homelessness.
We are currently seeking proactive individuals to join our Housing and Homelessness Team as the Housing & Homelessness Support – Practice Lead. Reporting to the Housing & Homelessness Support Coordinator, you will supervise a team with mixed caseloads of clients requiring targeted, tailored and high intensity support as well as oversee and supervise advanced case planning and interventions to meet the needs of people with multiple and complex needs.
Client and staff safety is paramount to us at Wintringham. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have and will continue to ensure that our staff are supplied with the resources they need to guarantee they are working in a safe and risk-averse environment. If you gain employment with Wintringham, you will be provided with all necessary personal protective equipment in accordance with the advice from the Department of Health & Chief Health Officer throughout your working day. We have strict COVID-19 policies and procedures to ensure that our staff as well as our clients are kept safe in the community.
We are committed to offering an enjoyable, safe and flexible workplace that provides a work-life balance. When you are working with Wintringham, you will have access to the following benefits:
For more information about the role, you can contact Emma Baxter (Manager – Housing & Homelessness Support) at (03) 9376 1122.
A copy of the Position Description can be accessed via our website and/or below.
Please address your responses to the key selection criteria (located in the position description) in your cover letter.
Applications can be directed to Emma Baxter (Manager – Housing & Homelessness Support) and submitted by clicking the apply button (you will be taken through to our current vacancies page).
Please note, there are three different advertisements on our website to reflect the three different regions of Melbourne the jobs are available in (Northern, Western & South Eastern). When directed to our website after clicking the apply button, please locate the Housing & Homelessness Support - Practice Lead role and select the ad in which location you would like to apply for.
Please upload your documents in PDF Format.
Successful applicants will be required to undergo a NDIS Screening Check and Police Records check. Refusal to provide your information to both of these parties will prevent Wintringham from being able to continue with your application. Applicants must undergo the NDIS Screening Check at their own expense, however, Wintringham will cover the expense associated with obtaining a Police Records check.
Applicants who have lived in a country other than Australia for a period longer than 12 months in the last 10 years may be required to undergo an International Police Check.
Applicants must be willing to undertake an influenza vaccination within the 2021 calendar year in order to be considered for this role.
Wintringham is an Equal Opportunity employer and embraces differences in gender, diversity, ethnicity, race cultural background, ability, religion and sexual orientation. We are committed to the safety of our older persons and have zero tolerance for elder abuse.
We acknowledge the first peoples of Australia and their unique role in our history and society and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for advertised positions. We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusion contribute to help Wintringham achieve our goals and vision of ending homelessness.