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Intensive Housing Support Worker

Zig Zag Young Women's Resource Centre Inc

Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre Inc are now recruiting for a fixed term contract position of Intensive Housing Support Worker within our Housing Program with contract dates to be negotiated.

This fixed term contract position is part-time (64 hours per fortnight) and paid at a SCHCADS Award Level 5. Zig Zag offers generous above Award employment conditions and salary sacrifice is available. This fixed term contract position has been made available through the Immediate Housing Response to Families funding to 30 June 2024 from the Department of Housing.

Zig Zag are seeking a skilled worker with experience in the provision of housing support services to young women/families aged 16-25 years who are experiencing homelessness and/or at risk of homelessness, including accessible, flexible and responsive mobile support services to assist young women in their own home, in temporary living situations (e.g. couch surfing), in other supported accommodation, in a community setting, or public space (e.g. sleeping rough), to support young women to gain and / or sustain a tenancy.

The Intensive Housing Support Worker will work collaboratively and supportively within the Zig Zag Housing Program team to provide high-quality housing support services including mobile outreach to young women/ families including young pregnant and/or parenting young women.

Zig Zag employs women only, EEO exempt. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women from diverse cultural backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. It is a requirement under Zig Zag’s organisational policy to be COVID19 vaccinated (minimum 2 doses) however exemptions to this policy may apply.

Applicants must have:

  • Bachelor degree qualification in Social Work, Social Science, Psychology, Behavioural Science, or other relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the provision of planned support (case management) in homelessness, youth, or women’s service sectors.
  • Current ‘C’ class driver’s license.
  • Possession of a current Working with Children Blue Card.
  • A clearly defined practice framework that incorporates intersectional feminist and social justice perspectives.

next steps

For more information about the position please contact Stephanie (CEO, Zig Zag) by email [email protected], using the subject line: Intensive Housing Support Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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