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Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Increase fortnight take-home pay with access to $15,900 salary packaging benefits!
  • 10% gap discount for childcare services with Uniting Early Learning
  • Part time (3 days per week), Maximum term to 30 June 2025

About the opportunity

As a Homelessness Worker you will provide a range of accommodation and support services to people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness.

The broad aim of the role from a housing provision perspective is to provide short-term housing assistance to individuals and families in crisis as a result of homelessness or impending homelessness.

The program also provides tenancy administration for both transitional and crisis housing.

What’s on offer

Join an organisation where we don’t just provide a service. We use our connections, our size, our scale, and our knowledge to push into places where we feel like we should be doing more.

In addition to receiving a salary equivalent to SCHADS Level 4 and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and an ability to increase your take-home pay by accessing up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits.

Receive 10% discount on the childcare subsidy gap fee when using a Uniting Early Learning service or centre.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Community Services, Welfare studies or relevant equivalent
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs and issues of individuals and families experiencing or at risk of homelessness
  • Understanding to support clients and advocate on their behalf regarding their housing needs
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as being able to work as part of a collaborative multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong capability to liaise, network and refer to external agencies

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your interest. We’ll be reviewing applications as they come through and conducting interviews prior to applications closing. Please send your application through as a priority as we’re keen to engage with someone.

If you have any questions about the opportunity, please contact Heidi Hunter – Manager, Child Youth & Families on 03 5144 7777.

Click here to view the position description.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We have a 5,000 strong workforce of employees and volunteers who deliver a diverse range of services across Victoria and Tasmania.

Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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