- Melbourne • Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne
- Job posted on: 30th Nov 2021
- Applications close:
Wayss is the largest provider of housing and family violence services in the South East Melbourne area.
We exist so that people have access to safe, sustainable and affordable housing and our vision is to be the major provider of social housing services and leading-edge client support programs in the Southern Melbourne Metropolitan region.
Services for Young People provide transitional support and access to crisis and supported accommodation options for young people aged between 16 and 25 who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The service aims to increase the capacity of young people to live independently through: improving access to long term stable and affordable housing; providing assistance with securing income support and connecting young people with a range of social supports.
We are now seeking a part time Case Worker to join the Services for Young People Program.
The Intake and Assessment Worker will provide assessment and referral to young people experiencing homelessness.
Duties will include:
We are looking for a passionate, client-focused individual who can work independently and provide support to young people accessing our services.
You will have:
This role requires a current Driver’s Licence and valid ‘Employment’ category - Working with Children Check Card. The candidate will need to have successfully completed Wayss pre-employment screening, a police check and provide evidence of full Covid-19 vaccination compliance.
Our people are our greatest asset. Without them, we would be unable to make a meaningful impact in the lives of people facing homelessness and family violence. This is our motivation in offering a range of benefits to ensure we hire and retain great people.
Please ensure you include a covering letter, outlining your experience in relation to the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description. Enquiries about the position can be directed to Brittany Whitnish, Team Leader, Services for Young People, on 9791 6111.
The Position Description can be obtained by visiting https://www.wayss.org.au/careers-at-wayss/
Wayss is proud to be an inclusive and child safe organisation. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and possess a valid Working with Children Check.
At Wayss, we embrace a culture of diversity and inclusion within our workforce and approach to service delivery. We are responsive to the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from LGBTIQ and culturally and linguistically diverse communities, people living with a disability and people of all ages.