About the Role
ACCESS AND ASSESSMENT OFFICER
Fixed Term (Initially 3 months) Part Time (45.6 hrs per fortnight)
Crisis & Transitional Program
The Crisis & Transitional Program is seeking a suitably qualified applicant for the position of Access and Assessment Officer. We are looking for someone who has demonstrated experience working with disadvantaged people and who embraces our values of empowerment, innovation, commitment, collaboration and social justice in their approach to their work.
The Access and Assessment Officer ensures clients have equitable access to the Crisis and Transitional Accommodation Service on the basis of need and consistent with service eligibility criteria and guidelines.
The successful applicant will have an understanding of issues related to homelessness and have the ability and experience to undertake intake and screening activities, including suicide and violence risks. A willingness to develop knowledge and understanding of trauma informed practice and to work within this framework is also essential.
A relevant 3 year degree, or lesser qualification with a minimum of 3 years experience is required. High level written and verbal communication skills and the capacity to manage your own workload are also requirements for this role.
What We Offer
We offer a supportive working environment and a competitive salary as well as access to attractive salary sacrifice benefits. Professional development is encouraged and all staff have access to a comprehensive in-house training program.
About the Organisation
The Crisis & Transitional program provides accommodation for men aged over 18 who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. We support clients to identify their own strengths and to develop or enhance their personal coping skills. While we acknowledge the challenges clients have experienced, we support clients to articulate and work toward their hopes for the future.
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