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Housing Caseworker Casual

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Organisation : Australian Red Cross

Location : Western Australia

Work type : Casual/Vacation

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 29 Jun, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Australian Red Cross

About the role

  • 7 Casual positions available
  • Location; East Perth, WA

About Red Cross 

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity.

About the role

The responsibility of the Housing Caseworker is to support in the provision of housing, homelessness and tenancy support and advocacy, to families and individuals living in private rental accommodation, community, and government housing, or to those vulnerable to or experiencing homelessness. This role requires staff to be multi-skilled and flexible, with a well-developed understanding of the issues and service needs relevant to the varying and vulnerable client groups. The position requires the use of excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills, including excellent interpersonal skills

What you will bring

  • Significant experience in homelessness, community housing sector, or property related industry ensuring familiarity with housing/tenancy practices and procedures.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision.
  • In depth knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act WA.
  • Knowledge of relevant Real Estate platforms including Lease Eagle will be an advantage.
  • Excellent understanding of key issues affecting the homeless community.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, building positive relationships with staff, managers and key community and government stakeholders
  • Full unrestricted WA Drivers Licence is a mandatory requirement for this role

Our Covid-19 safe practices

It’s vital you review our Red Cross COVID-19 and pre-employment requirements here prior to applying.

Why work with us?

Work for purpose, know that the work you do enables Red Cross to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Red Cross respects, values and encourages diversity. We believe that diversity in our people enriches our organisation as well as the impact we have.

Further information

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below. For additional enquiries, please contact Matilda Martin on 0414419276

Position description: Download File SCHADS – Housing Caseworker (1).pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

We are committed to protecting the rights of all people, particularly those who may be experiencing vulnerability. We want the people we work with to feel safe, be safe, and free from abuse of any kind. We are a child safe organisation. We have zero tolerance for child abuse. We value, respect and listen to children and are committed to supporting child safety and wellbeing in our work.

Thank you for considering a career at Red Cross. We also have great opportunities to volunteer. Click here to find out more.

 

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

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Please quote in application: Housing Caseworker Casual via Pro Bono Australia.


Profession: #Community_Services
Sector: #Community_Development, #Community_Support_Services, #Humanitarian
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