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Organisation : Launch Housing via Big Splash

Location : Melbourne (St Kilda)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $72,208 (pro-rata) + Super

Application closing date : 12 Jul, 2020

About the role

Join Melbourne’s most progressive housing and homelessness organisation

  • Great St Kilda location, close to public transportation, shops and cafes
  • Permanent, Part-time role (60.8 hours per fortnight or 4 days per week)
  • $72,208 (pro-rata) + Super
  • Additional Wellbeing Leave and Salary Packaging
  • Flexible working environment

The Role

The Accommodation Options for Families (AOF) Worker will deliver targeted case management housing and support services to families and children who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.

In this challenging yet fulfilling role, you will be responsible for providing outreach services that assess, monitor and evaluate the housing and support needs of a case-load of families and children, assisting them to move from inappropriate, unsafe or unaffordable rooming house accommodation into short-term accommodation, or select private rental, with a view to assisting them into long-term sustainable housing.

You will also assist in linking families with appropriate long-term support services and encourage those families to positively engage in their communities of choice.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will be committed to making a difference in vulnerable families’ lives. You will have a comprehensive understanding of the prevalence of domestic violence, its’ impact on families and children, and you will also be familiar with how the child protection system works.

Working in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team that uses innovative housing practices, this exciting and challenging position offers applicants the opportunity to build and empower the lives of people experiencing homelessness.

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. Formed in 2015 following a merger of two well-respected agencies – Hanover Welfare Services and HomeGround Services, 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

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Accommodation Options for Families Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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