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Intensive Support Coordinator

Melbourne, Australia

Reference: 5207915

Join Melbourne's most progressive housing and homelessness organisation.

  • Inner Melbourne location, working from home initially due to Covid-19 measures
  • 12 month fixed-term, full-time role
  • Salary: $88,662 per annum+ Super
  • Additional Wellbeing Leave and Salary Packaging
  • Flexible working environment!

About Us

Launch Housing is an independent Melbourne based community organisation passionately committed to ending homelessness. From providing high quality housing to an innovative range of support, education and employment services, we bring solutions to homelessness under one roof for thousands at risk of, or experiencing the crisis and trauma of homelessness. With over 400 staff working across 14 locations in metropolitan Melbourne, we combine direct action with advocacy, research and innovation to drive widespread change.

The Role

This position plays a significant role in assisting people experiencing homelessness and currently accommodated in hotel and motel accommodation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Intensive Support Coordinator reports to the Program Manager and is responsible for ensuring the requirements of the relevant funding and reporting agreements are met.

The Intensive Support Coordinator oversees a team of Support Workers who will transition people from hotel to alternative accommodation and will provide direction to ensure the delivery of consistent and high-quality programs and services. The position will contribute to the delivery of innovative solutions to improve accommodation and outcomes for clients.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have extensive operational experience within the homelessness sector. You will also have leadership qualities including a high degree of initiative and analytical skills. You must hold a tertiary qualification in human services, social work, mental health or other relevant discipline.

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.

To apply for this opportunity, please follow the 'How to Apply' instructions.

If you would like additional information regarding this role, please contact Kate Ribton-Turner on 0428 692 594 or Bianca Cirelli on 0419 000 956.

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: 28 Sep 2020