Applications close:
May 10, 2021 9:00 am
Contact (please send queries to):

Cheryl Barnes, Stream Manager - Homelessness & Support Services

employment@quantum.org.au1800 243 455
Homelessness to a Home (H2H) Practitioner
1EFT, 18 month contract, SCHADS Award Level 5., located in Morwell
About Quantum Support Services:

Established in 1987 we are Industry Leaders striving to provide services to positively improve lives within the Gippsland community. Quantum is a child safe organisation who believes the celebration of diversity makes us and the community stronger.  We are committed to embracing everyone’s individual differences so that we can help create a strong workplace and community that is empowered to reach its potential.

About the role:

JOB SUMMARY

  • Flexible working arrangements including some working from home
  • 1EFT, 18 month contract, based in Morwell.
  • SCHADS Award Level 5 ($82,000)

Be part of an exciting new Government initiative providing housing support to the homeless within our community

 

ABOUT THE ROLE – The Victorian Governments $150 million From Homelessness to a Home package (H2H) will enable access to approximately 1,700 homes to support those people experiencing homelessness who are residing in emergency accommodation due to the COVID-19, providing stable housing and support services for up to 18 months.

 

You will provide a collective provision of services to support community members in accommodation, through an integrated and multi-disciplinary approach towards resolving the homelessness of people exiting emergency accommodation and responding appropriately to their needs.

 

To provide collective provision of services to support community members in emergency accommodation.

Provide comprehensive assessment and planning to support people to live more independently and leverage community-based health and social supports;

Provide holistic, strength-based support within a case management framework;

Provide intensive support to community members who have multiple and vulnerable support needs such as mental or physical health issues, alcohol or drug use, or other trauma;

Convene multi-disciplinary team meetings on a regular basis to discuss the community members plans;

Participate in community networking by disseminating information to other agencies.

Employee Benefits and Skills & Experience:

BENEFITS – What Quantum offer;

Mobile phone and resources applicable to the role;

Salary packaging/annual indexation/Employee Assistance Program/leave opportunities/flexi time/Wellbeing Program.

Promotional opportunities within the Organisation;

Professional development and mandatory industry training;

Inclusive culture which embraces the diversity of its people.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Demonstrated experience in providing holistic, strength-based case management

Sound working knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 and the VCAT Rules and Regulations;

An understanding of the social and political issues impacting on people who are experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness.

Demonstrated capacity to deliver culturally sensitive practices in working with the members of the community.

Valid Victorian Driver’s Licence/Working With Children Check/Police Check

How to apply:

For further information and to review the Position Description please refer to the attached document.  To apply please submit a detailed cover letter with your current Resume and 3 referees to employment@quantum.org.au

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