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Coordinator - Elizabeth Street Common Ground

Launch Housing
  • Integral leadership role
  • Enjoy monthly ADO, 5 Weeks Leave plus more
  • Permanent - full-time position, Immediate Start
  • Day Shift (8am to 4pm Monday - Friday)

About us

Launch Housing is a secular Melbourne-based community organisation that provides homelessness services and life-changing housing supports to disadvantages Victorians. With over 400 staff working across 13 locations, we want to end homelessness and are committed to creating lasting societal change to help those most in need in our community. In a country as wealthy as ours no one should be homeless.

Your impact

This is an exciting leadership opportunity to join the team at Elizabeth Street Common Ground (ESCG). ESCG provides permanent, affordable housing to 65 people who have experienced long term homelessness and who have complex needs. We provide holistic case management support to clients including after-hours support.

Reporting to the Permanent Housing Program Manager, you will:

  • Provide effective leadership, support and direction to a skilled and experienced team to ensure high-quality programs and services
  • Ensure a consistent and best-practice case management is developed and maintained
  • Strengthen existing and build new partnerships and relationship that enhance the service
  • Support, respond and follow up critical incidents and take required action to minimise reoccurrence were appropriate / possible.
  • Advocate on behalf of clients with other agencies to ensure access and delivery of effective services
  • Maintain operational budgets, rostering and provide supervision to staff members

About you

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in human services, social work or other relevant discipline
  • Experience supporting and/or managing staff who work with people with complex needs
  • Understand issues faced by people at risk of or experiencing homelessness and the staff who work with them
  • Excellent time management and administrative skills
  • Strong leadership and communication skills

Specials Conditions:

  • All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be required to complete a Working with Children Check and Police check.
  • All applicants must be double vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • We acknowledge Lived Experience as unique expertise and encourage people with a Lived Experience of Homelessness to apply.

Why you'll love working at Launch

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:

  • Work for a value-based organisation with a clear mission and vision
  • Wellbeing days (on top of annual leave) + Purchased Leave options
  • Paid Parental Leave (both primary and secondary carer)
  • $93,622 per annum + super + salary packaging option
  • Training and development opportunities

How to Apply

To obtain a full position description and to apply for this opportunity, please follow the How to Apply instructions. Please submit a covering letter addressing the key selection criteria and your CV.

If you need additional information about this role, please contact Stuart McGougan on 0427 187 126.

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.

Launch Housing is committed to child safety and 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.

Please see the full position description attached below and click Apply Now to apply for this opportunity. (Ref code: 5674787).

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