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Homelessness Outreach Case Manager

Peninsula Health

Are you a motivated, positive person looking for a dynamic role or a change in direction to a Homeless Outreach Clinician? We are interested to hear from you!

  • Join a supportive, friendly and fun team culture in our Outreach Homelessness Team!
  • Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations
  • Salary Range $85,000-$99,300 dependent on classification

Who We Are And What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

About our Outreach Homelessness Team

The MI Health Program is a person centred, trauma informed, case management approach for people at risk of homelessness, experiencing homelessness or sleeping rough. Located at Mornington Community Health, the multidisciplinary team comprises practitioners from a range of Clinical and Community Development backgrounds including nursing, allied health and Aboriginal Access and Support. There is a strong focus on collaboration, sharing knowledge and skills and developing and maintaining community agency networks and relationships. Staff are dedicated and passionate and enjoy a positive working environment

What You Will Be Doing

This dynamic 9 day a fortnight role includes the flexibility of a centre based, outreach and working from home service delivery. The program services the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula LGA’s. MI Health maintains housing for people at risk of homelessness and proactively responds to people sleeping rough and in unsuitable housing, linking people into health, community and welfare supports to continue their tenancy or find suitable housing. You will be completing VHR applications, supporting clients to make rental applications online and advocating for clients in the private rental market. You will be putting in place sustainable supports including MAC, CHSP, HACC PYP and cultural connections. Linking and referring to services that establish and maintain tenancies and prevent recurring homelessness, improving people’s capacity to fund, establish and maintain housing by practicing within a social model of health framework.

Benefits of working with us

  • Professional development, ongoing support and positive team culture
  • Generous salary packaging - ability to access $9000 of your annual salary tax free every year, this means you are charged less tax and receive more money for you every pay!
  • Laptop, phone and access to fleet vehicles provided
  • Work life balance and the flexibility to work from home
  • Reasonable Case Loads

What You Need

  • Hold and maintain current registration with AHPRA, or as required by your profession
  • Demonstrated capacity to case manage/case coordinate using a Housing First and strengths based approach in a social model of care.
  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Established skills and commitment to working with people who have experienced trauma with co-occurring morbidities
  • Advanced assessment, communication and documentation skills
  • Victorian Driver’s licence and willingness to transport clients to appointments as required

What Next

Apply Today!

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700. Please attach a separate document addressing the key selection criteria.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from all cultural backgrounds. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:
https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.

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