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Organisation : Launch Housing via BigSplash

Location : Melbourne (Frankston)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Community Support Services, Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $73,505 + Super

Application closing date : 25 Jul, 2019

About the role

  • Work with Melbourne’s most progressive housing and homelessness organisation
  • New and exciting partnership between two highly respected and reputable organisations
  • Frankston location, close to public transportation, shops and cafes
  • Full-time, fixed-term role through June 2021
  • Salary: $73,505 + Super
  • Flexible working conditions available
  • Additional Wellbeing Leave and Salary Packaging

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.

We are currently seeking a significantly experienced Support Worker or to join our passionate and close-knit mental health team within the South Eastern region of Melbourne. The NPS / COS programmes are national programs provided in partnership with ERMHA and aims to support people with severe and persistent mental illness and complex needs, including support for their carers and families.

As a Support Worker, you will work to provide recovery focused, client-centred and care coordination. You will support eligible clients to develop a case plan based on their individual needs using a recovery oriented approach. You will also facilitate services and support for clients, ensuring these services work in a more collaborative and integrated way including assistance with access to NDIS services and supports. A major focus of the role is to support hard to reach clients in an assertive outreach approach.

To be successful in this role, you must have have a tertiary qualification in social work, psychology, mental health, Alcohol and Other Drugs or a related allied health professions. You will also have a comprehensive understanding of the Mental Health service system including clinical and non clinical services within the region. Knowledge and experience around the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) will be highly regarded.

Working in a dynamic and multi-disciplinary team, this challenging position offers applicants the opportunity to build and empower the lives of people with severe and persistent mental illness who have complex needs.

To obtain a full position description and to apply for this opportunity, please follow the ‘How to Apply’ instructions.

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

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