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Homelessness Support Worker (Wangaratta)

We are seeking a Homelessness Support Worker who is committed to working with people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. This role is based in our Wangaratta office working full time hours.

Position overview:

Position title Homelessness Support Worker
Salary An attractive Total Salary Package of $78,642 – $84,609 plus 12% Super, based on skills and experience, and in line with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 – Level 4.
Hours per week Full time
Location Wangaratta office
Position enquiries Human Resources Coordinator, Sarah Biggs on 02 6055 9000
Applications close 5pm, Monday 20th February 2023
Candidate Requirements The successful candidate must participate in a National Police Check and Working with Children Check as this role operates within a Child Safe organisation. Indigenous people and people of culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Other great benefits of working for BeyondHousing include 12% superannuation, annual leave loading, flexible work arrangements for eligible staff including RDO’s, generous salary packaging benefits available to not-for- profit employees, health and well-being allowances, ongoing training and professional development opportunities.

The Homelessness Support Worker will work to provide:

  • Information, referral and support to assist families and individuals to find short term and long term sustainable housing.
  • High volume service delivery responding to and assessing the needs of homeless people, many of whom are in housing crisis.
  • Information on housing opportunities and referral to specialist services.
  • Information and support to renters who are at risk of losing their tenancies.

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Excellent IT and administrative skills including MS Office and Outlook
  • Well developed communication and negotiation skills
  • A commitment to delivering excellent customer service
  • Excellent time management skills with an attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of as busy team
  • Compassion and an understanding of the principles of social justice
  • A current driver’s licence.
  • Experience within the social, housing or community sectors will be highly regarded.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to the Human Resources Coordinator, Sarah Biggs on 02 6055 9000

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