Housing Support Worker

Location Goldfields


MDHS services the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees Shire with campuses in Avoca, Dunolly and Maryborough. The strong clinical and social links between the three campuses ensure that the community is cared for by qualified staff who are committed to high standards of person-centred care. MDHS is one of the largest employers in the region, providing the perfect setting to become part of our team and community.

Housing Support Worker Permanent Full Time – 80 hours per fortnight Classification: Welfare Worker Award: Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 This is a great opportunity for a suitably qualified individual to join the Community Services team, working to provide housing management support, and to advocate and refer clients to appropriate services for people who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness to achieve self-reliance and independence. We are looking for someone with the following qualities: Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness Experienced housing support worker Previous experience working in a multidisciplinary team Previous experience working with marginalised clients Excellent communication and client focused service What's in it for you? Great Working Environment – Join a group of motivated health care professionals with a permanent contract. Opportunity to join the Social Club, offering a wide range of social events and local retail discounts.

Fantastic Earning Potential – Generous Base Salary under the Allied Health Professionals EBA with Salary Packaging available Supportive Culture with Continuous Improvement Opportunities – Culture that promotes and embraces the organisational values of GREAT (Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Togetherness). KEY SELECTION CRITERIA Qualifications / Experience Relevant qualification in Community Services or Welfare Experience and skills in working within a homeless service Understanding and experience in working with disadvantaged and venerable clients Specialist Expertise Sensitivity to, and understanding of, marginalised sectors of the community including people experiencing housing crisis. Knowledge of the local service environment and associated well developed networks in relevant community administration Well-developed written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to liaise and consult with a range of professionals, community groups and local agencies.

Personal Qualities Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team Proven ability to work autonomously as well as within a team environment Ability to perform in a changing work environment For further information, please contact Robyn Jordan: Acting Operations Manager - Primary & Preventative Health on 5461 0483 or via rjordanmdhs.vic.gov.

au Applications for this position close on Sunday 6th September 2020. Applications are.

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4 Sep 2020


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