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Community Outreach Worker – Supporting Connections Worker

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Organisation : Haven; Home, Safe

Location : VIC Regional (Bendigo)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Support Services

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 15 Feb, 2021

About the role

  • Rewarding role, great team, excellent benefits, salary packaging
  • Opportunity to work with a fantastic organisation that makes a difference!
  • Bendigo, Full-Time, Ongoing

We are seeking a committed and experienced support worker to support people with multiple and complex needs that require short- or long-term support with obtaining and retaining appropriate housing and relevant supports.

Haven; Home, Safe is a for-purpose organisation which connects people to housing options and support services to enable them to find and keep a place to call home.

Community Outreach Workers work within the community and with various agencies to identify and support people whose needs are often overlooked by mainstream services.  This includes those who are experiencing multiple and complex health problems and who are homeless, living in inappropriate or unsafe housing or at risk of becoming homeless. 

Community Outreach Workers will operate within a dynamic and empowering framework of assertive outreach, service linkage and support. 

The Supporting Connections Program workers undertake six main service activities. All involve working collaboratively with proprietors, staff and residents: They include conducting needs assessments and creating plans, facilitating social participation of residents in their community and coaching/mentoring proprietors and staff where necessary, to better support their residents.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Haven; Home, Safe

Haven; Home, Safe is the leading provider of integrated homelessness and housing services and Victoria’s first registered affordable housing association. Haven; Home, Safe is a dynamic and rapidly growing organisation and the only fully integrated agency in Australia to provide both homelessness services and affordable housing. We are a Charity with DGR status, committed to the communities in which we operate.

Haven; Home, Safe expects a high level of commitment, quality, passion and energy and in return offers competitive remuneration packages and great benefits. We offer a supportive workplace culture, flexible working conditions, family friendly workplace, great training and development opportunities, Employee Assistance Program, attractive salary packaging arrangements and an opportunity to make a real difference within our growing organisation.

How to apply

Position Description : Assertive Outreach Worker - SPC PD

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Community Outreach Worker – Supporting Connections Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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