About the role
- Multiple casual vacancies available
- Great Southbank location, close to public transportation, shops and cafes
- Salary: $36.54 per hours + 25% Casual Loading\
We are currently seeking enthusiastic casual After Hours Support Workers to join our Southbank team. Launch Housing Southbank is a 51-bed crisis accommodation service, providing support to people onsite and in the community who are experiencing homelessness. Southbank is a fast-paced workplace, aiming to achieve positive housing and life outcomes for our clients.
As an After Hours Support Worker, you will have the ability to juggle competing demands in a crisis setting, working with people with significant issues requiring support – such as AOD, mental health, trauma, disability and homelessness. You will also maintain the effective running of the accommodation by maintaining security and responding to critical incidents and breaches.
To be successful in this role, you will have a tertiary qualification and/or direct experience in the delivery of crisis and support services. You will have demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients and external services to achieve quality client outcomes. You will also have a positive teamwork approach as well as the ability to work autonomously.
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
Launch Housing is an independent Melbourne-based community organisation passionately committed to ending homelessness. From providing high-quality housing to an innovative range of support, education, and employment services, we bring solutions to homelessness under one roof for thousands at risk or experiencing the crisis and trauma of homelessness. With over 400 staff working across 14 locations in metropolitan Melbourne, we combine direct action with advocacy, research, and innovation to drive widespread change.
How to apply
To obtain a full position description and to apply for this opportunity, please follow the 'How to Apply' instructions. If you would like additional information regarding this role, please contact Siobhan McKenna on 03 9699 4566.
Please note there is no closing date for this role and shortlisting will occur on a rolling basis, so please don't delay in submitting your application.
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 unique expertise and encourage people with a Lived Experience of Homelessness to apply.
Please quote in application: After Hours Support Worker via Pro Bono Australia.