Specialist Homelessness Caseworker, Early Intervention

ABOUT YWCA AUSTRALIAWe are a proudly feminist not-for-profit organisation and for over 140 years we have been working at the forefront of gender equality through our housing, community programs and advocacy. Our new 5-year strategy, the YWCA Evolve Strategy (YeS 2026), has recently been launched with a focus on making young women’s leadership and women’s housing our priority for gender equity in Australia. This will ensure we continue to deliver measurable and meaningful impact towards a future where gender equality is a reality. ABOUT THIS ROLEYWCA Australia is currently seeking a passionate Homelessness Caseworker to join our Early Intervention Team in our Sydney office. This role will be on a full time basis on a maximum term contract ending on 17/11/2023.The role is responsible for the case management of clients including:Those at risk of homelessness in the South East Sydney areaStabilising at risk tenanciesSecuring affordable and sustainable accommodationWorking collaboratively with partner agencies ABOUT YOUThe ideal applicant will have:Relevant tertiary qualifications in Youth Work, Social Work, Welfare or Education or demonstrated experience in a similar field. Previous experience working with people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness.Proven understanding of the special needs of marginalised people and the ability to effectively support clients with these needs.Excelllent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients. This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily meet our pre-employment requirements.  This includes:Completion of a national criminal history checkA valid relevant state-based working with children permit.Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination, which includes Government recommended boosters. Don’t meet every single requirement? At YWCA Australia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace.  If this role speaks to you but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. Join our bold, inclusive and innovative team to make a real difference - lead the change.  APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 3 October 2022Position Description 35 AUD Sydney 2000

Specialist Homelessness Caseworker, Early Intervention

  • Be part of a national feminist organisation
  • Help to care for women who are experiencing housing distress & homelessness
  • Join a passionate and enthusiastic team

ABOUT YWCA AUSTRALIA

We are a proudly feminist not-for-profit organisation and for over 140 years we have been working at the forefront of gender equality through our housing, community programs and advocacy. Our new 5-year strategy, the YWCA Evolve Strategy (YeS 2026), has recently been launched with a focus on making young women’s leadership and women’s housing our priority for gender equity in Australia. This will ensure we continue to deliver measurable and meaningful impact towards a future where gender equality is a reality.

 

ABOUT THIS ROLE

YWCA Australia is currently seeking a passionate Homelessness Caseworker to join our Early Intervention Team in our Sydney office. This role will be on a full time basis on a maximum term contract ending on 17/11/2023.

The role is responsible for the case management of clients including:

  • Those at risk of homelessness in the South East Sydney area
  • Stabilising at risk tenancies
  • Securing affordable and sustainable accommodation
  • Working collaboratively with partner agencies

 

ABOUT YOU

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Youth Work, Social Work, Welfare or Education or demonstrated experience in a similar field.
  •  Previous experience working with people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness.
  • Proven understanding of the special needs of marginalised people and the ability to effectively support clients with these needs.
  • Excelllent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients.

 

This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily meet our pre-employment requirements.  This includes:

  • Completion of a national criminal history check
  • A valid relevant state-based working with children permit.
  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination, which includes Government recommended boosters.

 

Don’t meet every single requirement? At YWCA Australia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace.  If this role speaks to you but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway.

 

Join our bold, inclusive and innovative team to make a real difference - lead the change.

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 3 October 2022