Case Manager, Tenancy Plus

  • Full time
  • Dandenong location
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Inclusive and diverse team environment
  • wayss encourages creativity and innovative thinking
  • Opportunity to work from home up to 2 days per week
  • Salary range $93,860 to $98,108 (SCHADS Level 5)
  • Generous Salary Packaging benefits up to $15,900 per annum
  • Five weeks annual leave

Working for wayss
Our people matter. Without them, we would be unable to make a meaningful impact in the lives of people facing homelessness and family violence. This is our motivation in creating wayss as a great place to work.

wayss is the largest provider of family violence, homelessness, housing and services in the South East Melbourne area.  We exist so people can live a life free from family violence and have access to safe, sustainable, and affordable housing. 

We deliver funded services and programs across the Southern Melbourne Area including the local government areas of Greater Dandenong, Frankston, Casey and Cardinia.

Tenancy Plus is delivered by wayss in collaboration with the Department of Housing, Fairness and Families (DFFS) with a focus on supporting people through early intervention and integrated service delivery.

About the role
The Case Manager position provides case management support to people in social housing accommodation, enabling them to maintain their tenancy, live independently and reduce their risk of further homelessness. Tenancy Plus is delivered by wayss in collaboration with the Office of Housing (DFFH) with a focus on supporting people through early intervention and integrated service delivery.

About you
We are looking for a passionate, client-focused individual who can work with a diverse range of clients.
You will have:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Social or Behavioural Science, Psychology, Community Services or other relevant discipline at diploma level or above.
  • Relevant experience working in the community services sector with a sound knowledge of social housing and the social and political context of homelessness.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to provide case management support to people with complex needs and a knowledge of contemporary practice frameworks.
  • Excellent client engagement skills and a high level of confidence supporting people of diverse backgrounds.
  • A good understanding of the Residential Tenancies Act and VCAT
  • An ability to work both independently and as part of a team, responding flexibly to shifting demands and priorities.
  • Well developed interpersonal and problem solving skills.

This role requires a current Driver’s Licence and valid ‘Employment’ category - Working with Children Check clearance. The candidate will need to have successfully completed wayss pre-employment screening, a police check and identity check.

Applications close 27th May 2024, however, may close sooner if a successful candidate is selected.
Please ensure you include a covering letter, outlining your experience in relation to the "About You" section in the Position Description. Enquiries about the position or copy of position description can be directed to Ezekiel on 0434 845 542.

wayss is proud to be an inclusive and child safe organisation.

wayss is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to being an organisation that embraces a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion within our workforce and approach to service delivery. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic communities, people of all ages and LGBTIQ people.  wayss is a proud Rainbow Tick accredited organisation that welcomes everyone across the LGBTIQ community.
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