Aboriginal Housing Support Worker
Advertiser: Ngwala Willumbong Aboriginal CorporationMore jobs from this company
- Job Listing Date
- 13 Nov 2020
- Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
- Work Type
- Full Time
- Community Services & Development, Housing & Homelessness Services
Salary and benefits
- This is an ongoing, full time position (4 days per week will be considered)
- Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Crisis Level 1
- Annual salary between $61,295 to $65,722, plus super
- Not for profit Salary Sacrifice taxation benefits including up to $15,900
Ngwala Willumbong Aboriginal Corporation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation that is dedicated to delivering quality specialist Alcohol and Drug Treatment, Housing and Homeless and other services to meet the needs of Aboriginal people and their families. These services operate in greater metropolitan Melbourne and Mooroopna in rural Victoria
The Aboriginal Tenancies at Risk Worker will work directly with clients who are at risk of re-entering homelessness due to insecure public and community housing tenancies across Southern Metropolitan Melbourne. They will do this by providing case management that includes assessment, referral, provision of resources and advocacy where appropriate.
- Certificate IV in Social Housing or similar
- Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal history and/or culture and commitment to the Aboriginal community
- A demonstrated understanding of the issues associated with Homelessness and their effects on the Aboriginal Community
- Good organization and time management skills
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multi skilled team
- Skills in working independently, generally within defined guidelines, and as a team member
- Willingness and ability to work within and contribute to the vision, purpose and core values of the organisation.
- Able to develop positive relationships with clients and work within a stressful environment
- Well-developed interpersonal communication and self-management skills
- An ongoing commitment to relevant professional development
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are STRONGLY encouraged to apply
To apply, please provide the following:
- A written cover letter outlining why you are the best person for this role
- Your resume which outlines educational and employment background (no more than 3 pages)
- A response that includes how you meet the key selection criteria outlined above.
Applications close: 29 November 2020
Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment checks including a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, right to work in Australia check.
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- Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
- Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
- Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
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