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Case Manager - Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD)


Reference: 5032784

Join Melbourne's most progressive housing and homelessness organisation

  • Full-time, Fixed-term role (through to 30th June 2020 with the possibility of extension on a part-time basis after June 2020)
  • Great Dandenong location, close to public transportation, shops, and cafes
  • $70,792 per annum + 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 Role

We are currently seeking a passionate Case Manager to join the dedicated team at our Dandenong site. Bob's Place (Dandenong) is a residential facility with services including temporary accommodation, case management, transitional support, and other services for families, couples and singles. Bob's Place includes 4 family units, 9 rooms for single persons and 2 for couples.

The Case Manager works intensively with a small case load of clients, managing diverse and complex casework and assessments, building engagement over time in order to meet case plan goals.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have a passion for working with those experiencing homelessness and determination to deliver innovative and effective services of the highest possible standard for our clients.

You will also have the following:

  • A demonstrated ability to achieve quality client outcomes
  • Expert knowledge of housing and support services
  • Ability to engage and communicate effectively with clients and external services
  • Ability to respond to and manage critical incidents
  • Experience working with complex clients with diverse needs

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

To obtain a full position description and to apply for these opportunities, please follow the 'How to Apply' instructions. Please include a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria of the position description with your application to be considered.

If you would like additional information regarding this role, please contact Lana Bond at 9792 0750.

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: 27 Feb 2020