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Sacred Heart Mission

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Every day of the year, Sacred Heart Mission assist hundreds of people who are experiencing homelessness or living in poverty to find shelter, food, care and support. We are in this for the long haul - we are committed to making a sustainable difference in people’s lives. Everyone is welcome at our table.

Your new role

  • Assist residents to engage with current supports such as; NDIS, Area mental health services and Community health services.
  • Provide support and case coordination for residents, assistance to attend house activities and groups, external supports.
  • Foster and develop positive relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Assist in day-to-day operations of the program.
  • Deliver services to clients using social inclusion and trauma informed principles.

The person we're looking for

The successful candidate will be:

  • Able to work across a wide variety of shifts, including sleepover shifts.
  • Experienced in effectively responding to challenging behaviours and crisis situations.
  • Team focused with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications relevant to the delivery of community services.

The perks of the job

  • Flexible part time position 22.8 hours per week.
  • Opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary team.
  • A supportive and flexible work environment.
  • Salary packaging expenses like your rent, holiday accommodation and dining out: up to $15,990 pre-tax.
  • Access to in-house training.
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program.
  • Be located in the heart of St Kilda, close to public transport & parking.

To join our team, simply apply now and provide your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria. For more information about the role, contact Lisa Grant on 9573 9400.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately.

SHM is committed to equal employment opportunities for all people regardless of age, gender, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.  We recognise the strength and value in diversity, and actively foster an inclusive workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 

All appointments are subject to Police Checks and certain roles require additional pre-screening as outlined in the position description. Sacred Heart Mission complies with all industry standards which entails many of our roles to require a NDIS Worker Screening Check.

Sacred Heart Mission requires all its staff, volunteers, directors and contractors to be fully COVID 19 vaccinated, recognising the important role this plays in our ability to continue to support the communities we serve and to keep all of us safe.

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