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Support Worker - Women's Accommodation - Part time night Wed, Thurs, Friday

  • 500835
  • Youth and Families - Casework
  • Youth and Families - Coordinator
  • Youth and Families - Practice, Quality and Support
  • Part time closed period contract

Homelessness and Community Services of Uniting provide outreach and crisis support and case management to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, including those with tenancy issues. The services support people with the aim of breaking the cycle of homelessness through person centered support and coordination, referral, advocacy and development. We develop their skills through education, training, self-development, and by linking them to appropriate supports.

  • Part time 3 days - Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 2:00-10:00 PM + Sleepover
  • Opportunity to promote hope & recovery in people's lives - Toongabbie
  • SCHADS Lev 3 + penalties + Generous salary packaging benefits 

Role Overview:

This role is responsible for the provision of safe and appropriate accommodation and support services to residents through the delivery of high-quality care to service users.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with intake and assessment where relevant to the role
  • Develop and monitor support plans/individual case plans, based on Services Practice Guidelines
  • Provide individual assistance for clients (vulnerable women) in line with support plans and identified goals

About you in the role:

  • Certificate IV (minimum) in Community Services, Mental Health, Youth Work or other relevant field
  • Hold a current NSW WWCC and First Aid Certificate 
  • Experience working with vulnerable people, relevant to the service (women at risk of homelessness)
  • Knowledge of best-practice for Specialist Homelessness funded Services
  • Ability to think on feet and support young women work through complex issues
  • The role is designated for a female under section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act
  • You will be required to have a current drivers license, Working With Children Clearance and undergo a National Police Check
To Apply, click the Apply button & attach your Resume and Cover Letter addressing the Essential criteria.

Benefits & culture

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from a diverse cultural background are encouraged to apply. 

  • Generous Salary packaging entitlements
  • Ongoing training & development; Career progression opportunities
  • Rewards program & resources in large network

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19.  We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Enquiries to Talent Acquisition Specialist Rose Rivera at rrivera@uniting.org .  Reference 500835

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