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Site Manager - Southbank Crisis Accommodation


Reference: 4691225

  • Work with Melbourne's most progressive housing and homelessness organisation
  • Great Southbank location, close to public transportation, shops and cafes
  • Full-time, permanent role
  • $87, 988 + Super
  • Additional Wellbeing Leave and Salary Packaging
  • Flexible working environment!

About us

Launch Housing has an ambitious and singular mission 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.

The Southbank Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of all housing support services and the Alcohol and Other Drugs service run out of Launch Housing's Southbank residential facility. These services include temporary accommodation case management, transitional support and other services to get people experiencing homelessness housed. The Southbank residential facility includes 46 rooms, 41 for singles and 5 for couples.

What you will have

To be successful in this role, you will be a leader who provides direction to your team, ensuring that all services are provided at a high quality standard and that all Launch Housing procedures and practices are followed. You will contribute to the delivery of innovative solutions to improve accommodation and housing outcomes for our clients and develop practice improvements relating to issues of homelessness. You will be skilled at building strong rapport with others, maintaining relationships with clients, staff and internal and external key stakeholders. Your experience will be in operational management within the community and/or public sectors and you will have an acute understanding of housing and homelessness policy, context and systems.

Working in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team that uses innovative housing practices, this exciting and challenging position offers applicants the opportunity to build and empower the lives of people experiencing homelessness.

How to apply

To obtain a full position description and to apply for this opportunity, please visit our vacancies page at

Please include a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria of the position description with your CV to be considered.

If you would like additional information regarding this position, please contact Christine Abson on 0436 422 573.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be required to complete a Working with Children check and Police check.

Launch Housing 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.

Applications Close: 26 May 2019