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Organisation : Launch Housing

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Community Development

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 23 Nov, 2020

About the role

  • $72,208 per annum (pro-rata) Super
  • Great Elizabeth Street Common Ground (ESCG) location, close to public transport, cafes
  • Additional wellbeing leave salary packaging
  • Flexible working environment

About Us

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.

The Role

We are currently seeking an experienced Support Worker to join our Elizabeth Street Common Ground (ESCG). ESCG is an innovative approach to housing people who have experienced long term homelessness. ​

As a Support Worker you will be is responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of support plans as well as work in close partnership with other ESCG and ancillary staff, using a team-based approach to ensure the effective coordination and delivery of services for ESCG tenants.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have experience in providing community-based support within the human services sector. You will be able to demonstrate maturity, insight, flexibility, initiative and have the capacity to willingly engage with people to build rapport and trust. You will also have good interpersonal skills including strong verbal and written communication.

To obtain a full position description and to apply for this opportunity, please follow the How to Apply instructions (below).

If you need additional information regarding this role, please contact Greg Cole on (03) 8359 0200.

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 committed to child safety. We have zero tolerance for child abuse. 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.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Launch Housing

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Support Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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