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Organisation : Uniting

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 26 May, 2021

About the role

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full time & part time positions available
  • 18-24 month maximum term opportunities
  • Based at Ringwood

About the opportunity

The Tenancy Plus Program provides advice and support to public and social housing tenants, with the aim of preventing tenancy breakdown and homelessness. The program supports clients to address a range of issues including rental debts, anti-social behaviour, neighbourhood disputes, significant maintenance issues, hoarding and VCAT matters.

As a Tenancy Plus Support Worker you will:

  • Provide assessment, intervention and case management support to ‘at risk’ clients
  • Advocate for clients and assist them in accessing relevant support services
  • Aid clients in identifying their needs and empower them to achieve their goals
  • Maintain comprehensive case files and client records
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with a range of key stakeholders

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 a community services related discipline.

You will also have:

  • Previous experience in a case management role within the community services sector
  • A genuine commitment and interest in supporting individuals and families to achieve sustainable tenancies
  • A client focused approach, with the ability to prioritise the individual needs of each client
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills, both written and verbal

How to apply

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

  • Cover letter (outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close Wednesday 26 May 2021

Get in touch

Vicki Bryce – Team Leader, Support Programs
T: 0481 033 135 (during business hours)

About Uniting

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

Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au 

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

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

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


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