Women's Supportive Housing Case Manager
Your future workplace
Since opening our doors in 1982 to share a meal with the most vulnerable members of the community, we have evolved into an independent non-profit organisation renowned for effectively helping thousands of people experiencing homelessness to rebuild their lives. At the heart of everything we do, we recognise everybody is unique. No matter where people are in their journey, we are here to support them and we do not give up.
Every day of the year, Sacred Heart Mission (SHM) assist hundreds of people who are experiencing homelessness or living in poverty to find shelter, food, care and support. We are in this for the long haul - we are committed to making a sustainable difference in people’s lives. Everyone is welcome at our table.
Your new role
As one of a small team of Women’s Supportive Housing Case Managers, you will spend your days working with other team members and clients to support, to settle into housing, stay housed, and improve their quality of life. The role will see you working in the community and in women’s homes as you assist them to develop goals and navigate services that meet their needs to stay housed.
Work with key workers to make a real difference in ending homelessness. Dedicated team working with women.
In this role no two days is ever the same, with a mix of assertive engagement and case management. A focus on working with women to identify solutions to assist them into permanent housing.
A typical day will see you working with other team members and clients, delivering case management and service coordination activities, and liaising with other agencies to support women to end homelessness.
The person we're looking for
The successful candidate will be:
- Passionate about sustaining tenancies and ending homelessness in Melbourne
- Organised and great with time but also flexible and responsive to client need
- Experienced in the supportive housing/ women and homelessness space
- Is a team player and can work with key part time and full time staff
The perks of the job
- A full-time position within a supportive Team
- Ending your workday knowing you’ve made a difference
- Salary packaging expenses like your rent, holiday accommodation and dining out: up to $15,990 pre-tax
- Structured training and professional development and regular line supervision
- Access to an Employee Assistance Program
- Opportunity to purchase additional leave
- Being located in the heart of St Kilda
Come and Work with us
To join our team, simply apply now with your cover letter, resume and key selection criteria. The key selection criteria can be found in the position description.
Applications close: 5pm, Sunday 26 June 2022
For more information about the role, contact Claire Kruger, Supportive Housing Programs Manager, 0424751182.
Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, and the position may close earlier than stated if we have found suitable candidates.
Sacred Heart Mission's Women's Services programs provide specialist services to vulnerable women experiencing homelessness and disadvantage - covered under Section 88 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (VIC). As a welfare service, Sacred Heart Mission is entitled to a general exception under Section 28 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 to employ people identifying as female for Women's Services Programs.
Sacred Heart Mission requires all its staff, volunteers, directors and contractors to be fully COVID 19 vaccinated, recognising the important role this plays in our ability to continue to support the communities we serve and to keep all of us safe.