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Contract Unit Coordinator - Surrey Hills - till Jan 2010

Apply now Job no: 984913
Work type: Fixed Term (Full Time)
Location: NSW
Categories: Community Services

  • Fixed Term Contract until Jan 2020– 38 hours per week
  • Intensive Case Management supporting clients to move out of homelessness
  • Surrey Hills, Sydney

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. 

We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. 

Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Coordinator to provide intensive support to a group of men experiencing homelessness on a fixed term contract until Jan 2020. These clients have complex and challenging needs and you will work closely with a group of 8 to ensure a pathway out of homelessness and achievement of their goals.

Duties

  • Building the practical living skills of your clients in areas such as cooking, cleaning and laundry
  • Arrange a weekly roster for clients to complete
  • Create individualized support plans including referrals to community services organisations and coordinate and manage client appointments
  • Develop strong and collaborative relationships across government, the community and agencies to assist clients best achieve their goals
  • Monitor our clients progress towards achieving their goals and complete all required data and reporting requirements

Qualifications & experience

  • Ideally Degree in Social Science, Social Work, Psychology or relevant qualifications in Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Relevant experience in a similar role working with clients with complex needs
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Ideally a Current drivers licence but not essential

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check. In addition, there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children check or apply if you do not already hold one.

Culture & Benefits 

A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.

To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:

Benefits  

•NFP salary packaging benefits reducing taxable income (details via Advantage)

•Discounted childcare rates with participating centres

•Generous discounts with hotels, travel insurance and major retailers

•Free, confidential counselling services via our EAP

•Discounted health care with Medibank Private

•Paid parental leave and opportunity to purchase additional annual leave

•Volunteering opportunities

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically

Should you need assistance in submitting your application please contact Kath Power, Talent Attraction Business Partner on 07 3394 8193.

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ and send your cover letter and resume today.

For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

 

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