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Transitions Worker

Launch Housing
  • Make a real difference in people's lives
  • Permanent part-time, 60.8h per fortnight
  • $74.910 (pro-rata) + super + $15.000 salary packaging
  • Additional Well-being leave on top of annual leave
  • Based at Glen Waverley - Holmesglen

Why join Launch Housing

Our mission is 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.

Our people are the backbone of our organisation and supporting their wellbeing and professional development is critical to our ability to help our clients and the community. We value lived experience and diversity in our staff, and actively work to ensure everyone is able to make their career with Launch Housing fulfilling.

Why this role matters

The primary purpose of this role is to oversee and coordinate all aspects of student tenancy at the Education First Youth Foyer at Holmesglen Institute Glen Waverley. The transitions worker will also act as a primary contact for coordination and implementation of transition plans for students pre and post the Foyer program whilst building and maintaining relationships with local real estate agents (and other services) that can offer post-Foyer support if needed.

For further information on the role please refer to the position description.

What we're looking for

We are currently seeking a skilled & passionate individual, someone committed to working with people who are experiencing homelessness, or at risk of homelessness on their journey out of homelessness.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the provision of safe, high-quality accommodation for young people, including managing student dynamics and complex needs.
  • Develop, build and engage with networks and stakeholders such as: Private Rental Access Programs, Real Estate, Finance, Brokerage Options, and other services that lead to improved housing outcomes for young people
  • Ensure that data and information is collected in line with the Foyer evaluation requirements.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to, including the complaints handling procedures and methods for responding to critical incidents.
  • Support the management of the day-to-day operations of the Foyer to ensure annual operating plans and key performance indicators are achieved.
  • Support young people to transition in & out of Foyer, including managing tenancy paperwork, Centrelink and Chintaro systems

Note:

  • All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be required to complete a Working with Children Check and Police check.
  • We acknowledge Lived Experience as unique expertise and encourage people with a Lived Experience of Homelessness to apply.
  • COVID-19 vaccination or a valid Covid-19 Vaccination Exemption certificate is required to work on site
  • A valid Victorian Driver's License

How to Apply

A position description is attached.

If you need additional information about this role, please contact Luke Berry at Luke.Berry@launchhousing.org.au, using the subject line: Transitions Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs, or 0421 785 617.

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.

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