About the role
The Aboriginal Housing Support Worker will work directly with clients who are at risk or experiencing homelessness enabling them to meet their goals in southern metropolitan Melbourne. They will do this by providing casework that includes assessment, referral, provision of resources and advocacy where appropriate.
- Certificate IV in Social Housing or similar
- Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal history and/or culture and commitment to the Aboriginal community
- A demonstrated understanding of the issues associated with Homelessness and their effects on the Aboriginal Community
- Good organization and time management skills
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multi skilled team
- Skills in working independently, generally within defined guidelines, and as a team member
- Willingness and ability to work within and contribute to the vision, purpose and core values of the organisation.
- Able to develop positive relationships with clients and work within a stressful environment
- Well-developed interpersonal communication and self-management skills
- An ongoing commitment to relevant professional development
- Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people STRONGLY encouraged to apply
Salary and benefits
This position is a full time (will consider 4 days per week) ongoing role, classified as Crisis Level 1 within the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award 2010.
About the organisation
Ngwala Willumbong Aboriginal Corporation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation that is dedicated to delivering quality specialist Alcohol and Drug Treatment, Housing and Homeless and other services to meet the needs of Aboriginal people and their families. These services operate in greater metropolitan Melbourne and Mooroopna in rural Victoria
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Aboriginal Tenancies At Risk Worker via Pro Bono Australia.