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Private Rental Assistance Program Plus Worker

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

About the opportunity  

The Private Rental Assistance Program (PRAP) Plus Worker will be responsible for time limited outreach intervention program for households living in or entering private rental tenancies that require additional practical support to establish or maintain their housing. PRAP Plus – Support Program is a new initiative which is a key element of the Private Rental Assistance Program. 

The worker will primarily support clients in the communities where they live, and work alongside the PRAP team, whilst supporting clients to identify and address issues which are contributing to the risk of tenancy breakdown.

This position is based in Mount Waverley and is a full time, maximum term contract until 30 June 2021.

To view a copy of the position description, please visit this link.

About you  

Essential to this role is a Diploma of Community Services, Welfare or a related discipline and a current drivers licence.  A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Community Services or a related discipline would be well regarded.  Ideally you will have 12 months experience in the community services field, experience in working in the housing and homelessness sector and an understanding of the Residential Tenancies Act.

About Uniting 

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.  

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org.

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 Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) 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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