About the role
Work with Melbourne’s most progressive housing and homelessness organisation
- Part-Time (0.8 FTE – 60.8 hours per fortnight), Fixed-Term Contract position through to 31st January 2021
- SCHADS Level 5 + Super
- Additional Well-being leave and Salary Packaging
- Great St Kilda location, close to public transportation, shops, and cafes
- Exciting new role in a flexible working environment!
Launch Housing is currently working with the City of Port Phillip and other key stakeholders in the delivery of a coordinated approach to ending rough sleeping through the Port Phillip Zero Project. The project is based on the Functional Zero framework, which has been successfully adopted in Adelaide and Brisbane in their Cities’ efforts to end homelessness. An integral part of the Functional Zero approach is the development and maintenance of a By Name List (BNL) of persons known by local health & homelessness services to be sleeping rough in the LGA.
Based at the St Kilda office of Launch Housing, and working closely with the Port Phillip Zero Project partners, the BNL Worker will be a key point of contact for the members of the Project, and will be responsible to ensure that information provided by member agencies is done so within the applicable policies and procedures which underpin the project. The BNL Worker will be responsible to ensure a consistent and best-practice approach to the creation and maintenance of the By Name List of individuals who are sleeping rough in the LGA. Further, the creation and curation of the BNL will drive the provision of regular reporting to key internal and external stakeholders
Participation in the Port Phillip Zero Service Coordination and Service Improvement Groups, and working closely with Port Phillip Zero stakeholders, this role will fulfill a crucial role in helping embed a Functional Zero approach to ending rough sleeping homelessness in the City of Port Phillip. This will include working closely with the Launch Housing Rough Sleeper Initiative (RSI) and Initial Assessment & Planning (IAP) teams who are also based in St Kilda.
The BNL Worker will ensure the functions of the role are delivered in a manner that is effective, consistent and of a high-quality.
The successful candidate will be tertiary qualified in Human services, Arts, Humanities, Social Work, Research or other relevant discipline and have a minimum of two years experience as a practitioner in Specialist Homelessness Services, including experience using SHIP &/or SRS client management software.
You will have a demonstrated understanding of housing and homelessness policy, context and systems, a collaborative way of working, and excellent people skills, including a demonstrated capacity to work positively with a range of diverse stakeholders.
To be successful in this role, you will have excellent written and analytic skills, including the use of Excel, and demonstrate superior organisational skills and experience in dealing with complexity, juggling priorities and working to deadlines. A track record of working well in a team environment is also vital.
In return, you will be offered a competitive salary, salary packaging and generous staff benefits such as additional leave days, development opportunities and a great culture. But most of all, this exciting and challenging position offers you an opportunity to build and empower the lives of people experiencing homelessness.
About the organisation
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 driven by its values of Empowerment, Fresh Thinking, Agility, Leadership and Courage.
How to apply for this role
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: By-Name-List (BNL) Worker via Pro Bono Australia.