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Support Worker, Homelessness

Advertiser: Anglicare SA3.3519 out of 53.4 overall rating (54 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
16 Oct 2020
Location
Adelaide
Salary
Attractive salary packaging options available
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Community Services & Development, Housing & Homelessness Services
Support Worker, Homelessness
  • Casual (min. 20 hours per week)
  • Located at Elizabeth and Holden Hill
  • Multiple positions
  • Create positive and lasting change in people’s lives

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated individuals with a passion for supporting people who are at imminent risk of becoming homeless or are currently homeless and are living in emergency accommodation. As a proven performer, you will provide early intervention by providing information, advice and referrals in order to prevent people from becoming homeless as a result of tenancy related issues. 

Working as part of a motivated team, you will provide a positive, constructive and supportive environment that empowers our customers to reach their own potential. This is the perfect opportunity to make a genuine difference in the lives of many!

What can you expect to be doing?

  • Provide information and advice to customers to help with them with rental outcomes
  • Meeting the clients daily or as frequent as possible
  • Support customers to attend appointment, e.g. housing inspection, medical appointments, etc.
  • Assist with organising furniture/ removalist when client is transitioning into new home
  • Work closely with team members and be part of our excellent team culture

What do you need to bring?

  • Certificate or Diploma level qualification in a Community Services field or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with people from a range of backgrounds
  • An understanding of and appreciation for person centred support
  • Ability to build trust, coach and motivate clients to achieve self-advocacy
  • A strong focus on accountability and reports concerns/incidents

Who is AnglicareSA?

As SA’s largest social services provider, AnglicareSA makes a positive difference to the lives of more than 65,000 people each year. Our 1,800 staff and 580 volunteers support individuals, families and communities, responding to their immediate need and working with them to build capacity to restore and maintain dignity and control in their lives. Our services are broad, supporting people at every stage of life.

We believe in social justice, the equal worth of each citizen, equality of opportunity and the importance of strong communities. Together we change lives.

What we offer:

  • Access to our fantastic salary packaging options – increase your take home pay by decreasing the amount of tax you pay
  • Banking benefits, health care discounts, gym membership offers, paid parental leave, and much more
  • A diverse and supportive team culture who have a focus on improving lives by working collaboratively

How to Apply:

When submitting an application, please attach your resume and a cover letter addressing the demonstrable requirements/competencies.

View the job description via the vacancy's application page on the AnglicareSA website for the full role requirements.

For further information please contact Jocelyn Yim on 0478 320 120 


Applications close Monday 2 November 2020.


AnglicareSA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage all suitably qualified candidates apply. 

We are committed to the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Please contact our Aboriginal Services team on 8305 9237 to discuss joining AnglicareSA.

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  • Casual (min. 20 hours per week)
  • Located at Elizabeth and Holden Hill
  • Multiple positions
  • Create positive and lasting change in people’s lives

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated individuals with a passion for supporting people who are at imminent risk of becoming homeless or are currently homeless and are living in emergency accommodation. As a proven performer, you will provide early intervention by providing information, advice and referrals in order to prevent people from becoming homeless as a result of tenancy related issues. 

Working as part of a motivated team, you will provide a positive, constructive and supportive environment that empowers our customers to reach their own potential. This is the perfect opportunity to make a genuine difference in the lives of many!

What can you expect to be doing?

  • Provide information and advice to customers to help with them with rental outcomes
  • Meeting the clients daily or as frequent as possible
  • Support customers to attend appointment, e.g. housing inspection, medical appointments, etc.
  • Assist with organising furniture/ removalist when client is transitioning into new home
  • Work closely with team members and be part of our excellent team culture

What do you need to bring?

  • Certificate or Diploma level qualification in a Community Services field or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with people from a range of backgrounds
  • An understanding of and appreciation for person centred support
  • Ability to build trust, coach and motivate clients to achieve self-advocacy
  • A strong focus on accountability and reports concerns/incidents

Who is AnglicareSA?

As SA’s largest social services provider, AnglicareSA makes a positive difference to the lives of more than 65,000 people each year. Our 1,800 staff and 580 volunteers support individuals, families and communities, responding to their immediate need and working with them to build capacity to restore and maintain dignity and control in their lives. Our services are broad, supporting people at every stage of life.

We believe in social justice, the equal worth of each citizen, equality of opportunity and the importance of strong communities. Together we change lives.

What we offer:

  • Access to our fantastic salary packaging options – increase your take home pay by decreasing the amount of tax you pay
  • Banking benefits, health care discounts, gym membership offers, paid parental leave, and much more
  • A diverse and supportive team culture who have a focus on improving lives by working collaboratively

How to Apply:

When submitting an application, please attach your resume and a cover letter addressing the demonstrable requirements/competencies.

View the job description via the vacancy's application page on the AnglicareSA website for the full role requirements.

For further information please contact Jocelyn Yim on 0478 320 120 


Applications close Monday 2 November 2020.


AnglicareSA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage all suitably qualified candidates apply. 

We are committed to the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Please contact our Aboriginal Services team on 8305 9237 to discuss joining AnglicareSA.

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