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Organisation : Launch Housing via Big Splash

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne CBD)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $73,083 per annum + super

Application closing date : 7 Feb, 2021

About the role

  • Great Melbourne CBD location, close to public transport and cafes
  • 6-month fixed-term, full-time role
  • Salary: $73,083 per annum + super
  • Additional wellbeing leave and salary packaging
  • Flexible working environment!

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Assertive Outreach Worker to join the Rough Sleeper Initiative (RSI) team. The RSI team is aimed at assertively engaging with and supporting people sleeping rough in the inner metro areas. This program provides a response for people who are hard to reach, entrenched and who may have complex needs.

The Assertive Outreach Worker will work closely with a number of service providers to deliver an assertive and persistent street-level approach to outreach in order to identify, engage and work with clients to achieve sustainable outcomes; primarily rapid access to housing and intensive support and to assist clients to settle into their housing.

About you

To be successful in this role you will hold a relevant qualification in human services, social work or other relevant discipline and have experience providing case management and support to clients with complex needs. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, take accountability for your work outcomes and be able to form and maintain strong relationships; all essential ingredients to working collaboratively with clients and other organisations to achieve common goals.

Working in a dynamic 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 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

Position Description : 5350838

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Assertive Outreach Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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