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Case Managers x2 - Intensive Outreach

Launch Housing
  • Work with Melbourne's most progressive housing and homelessness organisation
  • 1 x Permanent Full-time role and 1 x Full Time Fixed Term until August 2022 position
  • Wellbeing days (on top of annual leave) + Purchased Leave options
  • Family-friendly hours & flexibility to work from home
  • Competitive salary + Not for Profit salary packaging

Welcome to Launch Housing

We have an ambitious and singular mission to end homelessness. We aim to get people housed, keep them housed, and be an influential voice on ending homelessness. We are a secular, independent provider of choice for clients and the 'go to' organisation on homelessness for government, media, philanthropy, private donors and the community.

What you'll do

Launch housing are working to ensure that we continue to deliver a high-quality service to our clients while taking protective measures to ensure the safety of both our staff and clients in the current situation.

The role is operating in line with the DHHS guidelines around outreach with face to face interactions occurring in a limited capacity based on need.

We are currently seeking a highly skilled Intensive Outreach Case Manager to join the Melbourne Street to Home team. This role will work within a collaborative multidisciplinary team who provide intensive, flexible and creative support to people who have experienced chronic homelessness. Launch Housing's vision for the Melbourne Street to Home program is that it works to end homelessness by providing rapid access to permanent, affordable and safe housing as a foundation together with targeted support to improve quality of life and encourage independence, empowerment, autonomy and dignity.

Who you are

You are someone who can provide case management to a diverse and complex caseload using a model of persistent and assertive outreach. You will have a passion for working with people experiencing homelessness and determination to deliver innovative and effective services of the highest possible standard for our clients.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An understanding of homelessness, in particular of the needs and issues impacting our clients.
  • Experience working with clients with complex needs.
  • Well-developed IT and administration skills.
  • A demonstrated capacity to work flexibly, and have the ability to manage competing demands and the setting of boundaries and limits.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other organisations in formal and informal partnerships to achieve client outcomes.
  • Relevant qualifications and/or experience in the social welfare sector.

This exciting role would be an opportunity for you to further develop your career in the sector.

Why choose Launch Housing

We believe housing is a basic human right and our values of empowerment, fresh thinking, agility, leadership and courage underpin everything we do. If you want a career where you can make a real difference, and you are passionate about our mission to end homelessness, then consider working with Launch Housing! Our employees are spread across 14 different sites within metropolitan Melbourne.

We offer great staff benefits including:

  • Contribute to useful and meaningful work that impacts the community
  • Friendly, respectful and supportive team
  • Wellbeing days (on top of annual leave) + Purchased Leave options
  • Training and career growth opportunities across Launch Housing
  • Flexible work options available and work-life balance actively encouraged

How to Apply

Please see the full position description attached below. To apply for this opportunity, please click Apply Now. Ref code: 5747764.

If you need further information regarding this position, please contact Rosie Dodd on 0429 895 925.

Please note there is no closing date for this role and shortlisting will occur on a rolling basis, so please don't delay in submitting your application.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be required to complete a Working with Children check and Police check. Launch Housing is an Equal Opportunity employer and supports accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex or queer. We acknowledge Lived Experience as a unique expertise, and encourage people with a Lived Experience of Homelessness to apply.

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