Family Support and Advocacy Worker

Employer: Micah Projects

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 18 July 2019

Job Description:

Program Description:

The Family Support and Advocacy Team targets particularly vulnerable families who are either currently experiencing homelessness or at‐risk of homelessness in the greater Brisbane region. They provide information, referrals, support and advocacy to assist families to access emergency accommodation, prevent homelessness, find and or maintain suitable long-term housing and establish a home.

 

The Organisation:

Micah Projects is a community based not-for-profit organisation with a vision to create justice and respond to injustice at the personal, social, and structural levels in church, government, business and society. We believe that every child and adult have the right to a home, an income, healthcare, education, safety, dignity, and connection with their community of choice. Micah Projects provides a range of support and advocacy services to individuals and families.

 

The Role:

Micah Projects is currently seeking a Family Support and Advocacy Worker to work as part of an integrated team supporting a mix of families including those experiencing homelessness and those at risk of homelessness. This includes assisting families in crisis accommodation to access affordable and permanent housing through proactive outreach and case management.

This is a full time, permanent position with a minimum of 38 hours of work available per week and is classified under the SCHADS Award 2010 at a Level 4.

 

To be considered for this position, you must follow these steps:

1. Copy and paste the following link in to your web browser: http://micahprojects.applynow.net.au/jobs/MICAH107

2. Enter your Personal Details and answer the questions that make up the Selection Criteria.

3. Upload your resume and cover letter when prompted.

Location

Contact

Name: Annabel Nichols