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Support Worker - ESCG

Elizabeth Street


Reference: 4889438

  • Work with Melbourne's most progressive housing and homelessness organisation
  • Permanent, Full-time role
  • Great Elizabeth Street Common Ground (ESCG) location
  • $69,065 + Super
  • Additional Well Being Leave and Salary Packaging!

Launch Housing has an ambitious and singular mission to end homelessness providing a strong focused voice on homelessness driven by the values of Empowerment, Fresh Thinking, Agility, Leadership, and Courage.​ 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.

Elizabeth Street Common Ground (ESCG) is an innovative approach to housing people who have experienced long term homelessness. ​

This Support Worker position is responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of support plans as well as work in close partnership with other ESCG and ancillary staff, using a team-based approach to ensure the effective coordination and delivery of services for ESCG tenants.

To be successful in this role, you should be able to demonstrate maturity, insight, flexibility, and initiative. The capacity to willingly engage with people to build rapport and trust. Applicants should be motivated, capable, empathetic, organised and enjoy working collaboratively with the people we support, as well as within your team.

To obtain a full position description and to apply for this opportunity, please follow the "How to Apply" instructions. If you need further information regarding this position, please contact Shannon Howard on 83590200​

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: 22 Oct 2019