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Organisation : Launch Housing via BigSplash

Location : Melbourne (Cheltenham)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Community Support Services, Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $73,083 - $78,637 per annum (pro-rata) + Super

Application closing date : 24 Jan, 2021

About the role

  • Fixed-term (through to June 2021), Part-time role (60.8hours per fortnight)
  • Salary: $73,083 – $78,637 per annum (pro-rata) + Super
  • Great Cheltenham location, working from home initially due to COVID-19 measures
  • Additional Week of Wellbeing Leave and Salary Packaging

Join Melbourne’s most progressive housing and homelessness organisation.

About the role:

Eastern Region Mental Health Association (ermha) and Launch Housing have formed a partnership to deliver the National Psychosocial Support and Continuation of Support programs (NPS/COS) to consumers and their families / carers across south east Melbourne.

NPS/COS programs are federally funded via South East Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN) program and aim to assists people with severe and persistent mental illness who have complex needs which are not currently being met by the existing service system and/or are waiting to be tested and gain access to the NDIS.

This role provides assertive outreach and care-coordination to support individuals to develop skills and abilities to manage their day to day lives. These individuals have often experienced trauma, have multiple complex needs and have been diagnosed with a mental disorder. The goal is to enable rather than do and promote independence, development and confidence of the individuals by designing and developing a case plan and working with relevant services.

This role also involves assertive outreach and facilitating groups with cohorts that experience additional barriers to accessing psychosocial support.

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 profession, or equivalent experience. You will also have experience working with people who have multiple, complex needs and/or have been diagnosed with a mental disorder. You are passionate about providing recovery-focused, person-centred support to people.

To obtain a full position description and to apply for this opportunity, please follow the ‘How to Apply’ instructions. 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 Charlie van der Gaag on 0419 504 456.

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 a unique expertise, and encourage people with a Lived Experience of Homelessness to apply.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Launch Housing via BigSplash

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 of, 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.

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