Support Facilitator- NPS COS

Organisation : Launch Housing via Big Splash

Location : Melbourne (Cheltenham)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services, Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $70,792 per annum+ Super

Application closing date : 6 Apr, 2020

About the role

Join Melbourne’s most progressive housing and homelessness organisation

  • Full-time, Fixed-term role (through to 30th June 2021)
  • Salary: $70,792 per annum+ Super
  • Cheltenham (Outpost to be located in Frankston/ Mornington area)close to public transportation, shops and cafes
  • Additional Week of Wellbeing Leave and Salary Packaging
  • Flexible working environment!

About us:
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.

About the Role:
We are currently seeking a significantly experienced practitioner to join our passionate and close-knit mental health team within 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 Facilitator, 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.

About you:
To be successful in this role, you must 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. You must also hold a valid Victorian driver’s license.

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.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Launch Housing via Big Splash

How to apply for this role

Position Description : job_description_5064917

To apply for this opportunity, please click the 'Apply Now' button. To be considered for this role, please include a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria of the Position Description in your application.

If you would like additional information regarding this role, please contact Moreen Pakwan on 0429 100 934.

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: Support Facilitator- NPS COS via Pro Bono Australia.


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