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Coordinator – Private Rental Assistance Program (PRAP) Plus

Organisation : Launch Housing via BigSplash

Location : Melbourne (Cheltenham)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Program Coordination & Management

Sector : Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $84,540 + super

Application closing date : 8 Dec, 2019

About the role

  • Work with Melbourne’s most progressive housing and homelessness organisation
  • Exciting and challenging opportunity to help establish a new program
  • Great Cheltenham location, close to public transport, cafes and restaurants


Join us and Share our Vision

We believe housing is a basic human right that affords people dignity. Everyone has a right to a home and it is our job to make this happen.

This is a rewarding and challenging role for someone who wants to contribute to our mission to end homelessness.


What Can We Offer You?

  • Working for a values based organisation with a clear mission and vision
  • Flexible work options available and work-life balance actively encouraged through
  • Wellbeing days (on top of annual leave)
  • Purchased Leave options
  • Salary packaging


The Role

The Coordinator- PRAP Plus plays an integral role in the implementation of the new Private Rental Assistance Program Plus (PRAP Plus) program in the North Eastern, Bayside and Southern Melbourne areas. PRAP Plus is an exciting new initiative to provide support to households accessing private rental properties that require additional practical support to establish or maintain their housing.

The Coordinator- PRAP Plus will primarily be accountable to provide support to their direct reports to fulfil their roles, meet the requirements of the funding body and also other organisational needs. Also, responsible for ensuring the delivery of consistent, effective and high-quality programs and services.


About you

The successful candidate will have previous experience in supporting staff who work with clients with complex needs and also work collaboratively with others in providing effective client solutions. The candidate should have strong leadership qualities and can directly oversee a team of PRAP Plus case managers. Working in a dynamic multi-disciplinary team, this challenging position requires someone with strong communication skills, well-developed organisational and time management skills.

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. Launch Housing is a strong, single, focused voice on homelessness driven by the values of Empowerment, Fresh Thinking, Agility, Leadership, and Courage.

How to apply for this role

Position Description : job_description_4951178

If you would like additional information regarding this role, please contact Jesse Grubb on 0450186509.


All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be required to complete a Working with Children check and Police check. Launch Housing is an Equal Opportunity employer and supports accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex or queer. We acknowledge Lived Experience as a unique expertise, and encourage people with a Lived Experience of Homelessness to apply.

Please quote in application: Coordinator - Private Rental Assistance Program (PRAP) Plus via Pro Bono Australia.

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