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Organisation : Uniting

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 16 Jun, 2021

About the role

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Permanent full time opportunity
  • Based at Mount Waverley

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Worker to join our Homelessness Support Services Program based at Mount Waverley, on a permanent full time basis. The program delivers a range of support services to individuals and families who are homeless, or at risk of experiencing homelessness.

As a Senior Worker, you will work in partnership with the Team Leader to provide effective leadership support to a committed team. The role will carry a reduced case load of clients, and will be responsible for providing formal supervision and mentoring support to team members and students. The role will also be expected to assist with training and inducting new team members. The Senior Worker will contribute to the overall development of the program and promote high quality service delivery.

View the full position description here

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a Diploma (or higher) qualification in community services, social work, welfare work or a related discipline.

You will also have:

  • Demonstrated case management experience within the housing and homelessness services sector
  • An understanding of relevant regulations and legislation including the Victorian Residential Tenancies Act
  • Previous experience providing mentoring support to staff or students
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to form effective working relationships and foster a positive team culture

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover letter (outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current resume

Applications close Wednesday 16 June 2021

Get in touch

Abi Cohen – Homelessness Team Leader
T: 9051 3000

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

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