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Senior Homelessness Worker - Sale

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Permanent part time, 4 days per week
  • Based at Sale

About the opportunity

We have a new opportunity for a Senior Homelessness Worker to join our Gippsland Homelessness Services Program. The program delivers a range of support services to individuals and families who are homeless, or at risk of experiencing homelessness. The program assists clients to access and maintain sustainable housing and break the cycle of homelessness.

As a Senior Worker, you will work in partnership with the Children, Youth and Families Manager to provide effective leadership support to a committed team. The role will carry a reduced case load of clients and will be responsible for providing formal supervision and mentoring support to team members and students. The Senior Worker will contribute to the overall development of the program and promote high quality service delivery.

View the full position description here: Download File PD - Senior Homelessness Worker.pdf

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a tertiary qualification in social work, community services, welfare work or a related discipline.

You will also have:

  • Demonstrated case management experience within the housing and homelessness services sector
  • Previous experience providing mentoring support to staff or students
  • Sound understanding of the needs and issued experienced by individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
  • An understanding of relevant regulations and legislation including the Victorian Residential Tenancies Act
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to form effective working relationships and foster a positive team culture

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover letter (outlining your suitability according to the person specification in the position description)
  • Current resume

Get in touch

Heidi Hunter – Manager Children, Youth & Families
T: 0429 585 205 (during business hours)

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au 

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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