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Initial Assessment & Planning Worker

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Organisation : Launch Housing via BigSplash

Location : Melbourne (St Kilda)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $66,730 (pro-rata) +super

Application closing date : 26 May, 2019

About the role

  • Work with Melbourne’s most progressive housing and homelessness organisation
  • Great location in St Kilda, close to public transportation, shops and cafes!
  • Part-time (0.9 FTE), permanent role
  • $66,730 (pro-rata) +super
  • 5 days wellbeing leave and not-for-profit salary packaging benefits
  • Flexible working environment

We are currently seeking a passionate individual to join the our dedicated Initial, Assessment and Planning (IAP) team in St Kilda, committed to working with people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness.

Our IAP Service is Launch Housing’s first point of contact with our clients. The role of staff in this team is to provide information, referrals and support to assist families and individuals to find short term and long term, secure and affordable housing.The service is extremely high volume, responding to the needs of homeless people, many of whom are experiencing crisis. Therefore, we are looking for people who can work under pressure with the ability to make sound decisions quickly.

To be successful in this role, you will be empathetic and able to relate effectively and sensitively to people from diverse backgrounds. A track record of working well in a team environment is also vital. You will be tertiary qualified in human services, social work or other relevant discipline and have a comprehensive understanding of the issues which those experiencing homelessness confront.

Working in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team that uses innovative housing practices, this exciting and challenging position offers applicants the opportunity to build and empower the lives of people experiencing homelessness!

To obtain a full position description and to apply for this opportunity, please follow the ‘How to Apply’ instructions. Your application should include a current CV and a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria of the position description.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Launch Housing via BigSplash

Launch Housing has an ambitious and singular mission to end homelessness. We aim to get people housed, keep them housed, and be an influential voice on ending homelessness. We are a secular, independent provider of choice for clients and the 'go to' organisation on homelessness for government, media, philanthropy, private donors and the community.

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Initial Assessment & Planning Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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