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Funded by Mission Australia, this role (based at the TNC office in West Ryde) will work with the Homelessness Early Intervention team to provide services that support people who are at risk of homelessness to remain safely in their existing accommodation or secure alternative safe and sustainable accommodation.


Applications CloseJuly 1, 2024
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Job CategorySocial Work
Job FieldHousing & Homelessness
Employment BasisFull Time
Salary Range$66,000 — $80,000
LocationNorth Shore

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Essential Criteria

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and previous case work and contract reporting experience
  • Demonstrated high levels of motivation and strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues that lead to homelessness and previous experience or ability to identify and navigate affordable housing options in Sydney for clients
  • Direct experience and demonstrated skill in supporting client referrals to address client vulnerabilities that include health, mental health, financial literacy and DFV
  • Demonstrated knowledge of referral options across Northern Sydney
  • Direct experience and demonstrated skill in working with clients facing a range of issues and significant experience working with at least three of the following client groups:
    • People experiencing homelessness, or at imminent risk of homelessness
    • Women leaving DFV
    • Addictions, particularly alcohol, drug and gambling addiction or misuse
    • People experiencing chronic and/or acute mental health
    • At risk and vulnerable young people / single men and single fathers / women and families
  • Strong computer literacy skills
  • Ability to work after hours on occasion.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Understanding of the importance of WHS
  • Current driver's license

Desirable Criteria

  • Multilingual
  • Community Engagement experience in an outreach capacity
  • Previous experience working in private real estate or for a Social / Community Housing provider

How to Apply

Applicants should send their resume with a covering letter by the close date addressing the essential and desirable criteria to

The successful applicant will be subject to a Criminal Record and Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

The Northern Centre

TNC is a dynamic community services that provides early intervention and prevention services to families and individuals specifically in the areas of family and parenting support, homelessness prevention/early intervention services and DV case coordination services.

TNC provides services to our community in the disciplines of casework, counselling, parenting programs, advice, referrals, advocacy and group work.

Phone number (02)9334 0111
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