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Case Manager

Organisation : Launch Housing via Big Splash

Location : Melbourne (Cheltenham and Northcote)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services, Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $70,792

Application closing date : 3 Feb, 2020

About the role

  • 5 Vacancies – 3 x Cheltenham and 2 x Northcote
  • Work with Melbourne’s most progressive housing and homelessness organisation
  • Cheltenham and Northcote locations, close to public transportation, shops, and cafes
  • Permanent, Full-time role (part-time considered for the right candidate)
  • Salary: $70,792 per annum (on pro-rata basis for part-time)
  • Additional Wellbeing Leave and Salary Packaging
  • Flexible working environment!

The Role

We are currently seeking experienced and enthusiastic Case Managers (5 roles) to join our newly establishing Private Rental Assistance Program Plus (PRAP Plus) team at various locations across Melbourne’s North and South / South Eastern suburbs.

The PRAP Plus program is an exciting new initiative funded by the Victorian Government to provide support to households accessing private rental properties that require additional practical support to establish or maintain their housing. PRAP Plus operates with a strong focus on sustaining tenancies in consideration of a vulnerable and disadvantaged client group and works to address needs and risk factors that make tenancies vulnerable.

The role of PRAP Plus is to ensure clients maintain safe, appropriate and sustainable accommodation by providing support to achieve identified goals and address issues that are impacting negatively on a tenancy. Case Managers work within an outreach based support model of service delivery and provides case management that includes assessment, case planning, case co-ordination and liaison.

As a Case Manager, you will provide case management and support to client with an aim to stabilize and sustain housing and prevent homelessness. You will work in an outreach capacity with clients assisting them to work through issues affecting or likely to affect their tenancy, assist them to connect to new services, supports, schools and their community more broadly.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have experience in a similar case management role or enthusiasm to deliver high quality and high impact services that compliment your tertiary qualification in social work, psychology, or a related discipline. Ideally you will also have an understanding of the housing sector and the Residential Tenancies Act. Knowledge and experience around the clients with complex needs will be highly regarded.

Working in a dynamic and diverse team, these challenging positions offers applicants the opportunity to build and empower the lives of people and prevent them becoming homeless.

To obtain a full position description and to apply for this opportunity, please follow the ‘How to Apply’ instructions. To be considered for this role, please include a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria of the position Description in your application.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Launch Housing via Big Splash

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

Position Description : artwork_4997819_2308907

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 4997819. Applications close 03 February 2020 at 10pm

If you would like additional information or would like to discuss your interest in the role, please contact Stuart McGougan on 0419 000 956.

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: Case Manager via Pro Bono Australia.

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