The Salvation Army
Tenancy Facilitator and Crisis Support - supporting women and children experiencing homelessness, DFV, mental health, AOD, financial/housing issues to exit swiftly out of supported temporary accommodation and into secure housing.
- Utilise your experience to assist women and children reach their goals
- Become part of an organisation that really makes a difference
- Work in a supportive environment with great work/life balance
- Excellent Training Opportunities
The SWACS' team, located in Inner City, Sydney, assists people by providing emergency and supported accommodation with an emphasis on supporting women and children at risk or experiencing homelessness due to domestic and family violence, alcohol and drug misuse, mental health issues and housing crisis to reconnect with community and secure independent housing. We are currently seeking a full time tenancy facilitator /crisis support to join our dynamic, committed team, to work a flexible roster involving morning, evening, night and weekend shifts.
To be successful in the role you will have:
- A tertiary qualification in welfare or relevant areas
- Established knowledge & understanding of youth homelessness, relevant health, addiction & welfare issues and appropriate intervention strategies
- Demonstrated experience in working with young people
- Proven ability to develop & maintain rapport with young people
- Highly developed interpersonal skills, including written, verbal, listening & networking skills, & the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
- Demonstrated computer literacy for use in client work & other documentation
- Demonstrated knowledge of Going Home Staying Home reform with an emphasis on the rapid rehousing strategic response to ending homelessness
- Willingness to work within a Trauma Informed / Power, Threat Meaning Framework
- A current driver’s licence
- Senior First Aid Certificate
- Empathy with The Salvation Army’s principles & ethos
In return you will be rewarded with excellent benefits, including regular supervision, clinical supervision and ongoing training.
Successful applications must include a current resume and a cover letter addressing the essential criteria listed above.
Applicants must also have the right to work in Australia, a current, full Working with Children Check and will be subject to a satisfactory National Police Check, it is also essential to have a current NSW class C driver’s licence for this position.