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Permanent part time - five days a week (35 hours)SCHADS Level 4 + Super + Leave Loading + Bonus leaveGenerous salary sacrificeLismore locationAbout Community GatewaySince 1976, Community Gateway has been supporting disadvantaged and vulnerable people, providing welfare and capacity building programs in Lismore, throughout Northern NSW and across the state. We are person-centred, values-driven, are committed to social justice and to the financial and social inclusion of every human being.Community Gateway is a registered charity, is QIP accredited, assessed against the Quality Improvement Council Health and Community Services Standards 7th Edition, and is a child- safe organisation.As an equal employment opportunity employer, we are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.Role SummaryWorking as part of a team, and under the supervision of the Manager, the role will include the provision of case management, information, and advocacy to people with support and housing needs, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Under direction from the Manager, the role will be required to establish and maintain effective referral networks, with the goal of ensuring a range of services and products are accessible to clients, to prevent homelessness.Provision of client support is to be within a culturally safe framework, utilising principles of person-centred strengths-based practice.Selection criteriaEssential1. Relevant qualifications in social science or related field and/or relevant equivalent case worker experience in supporting those experiencing barriers to stable housing.2. Demonstrated experience in case coordination of people with complex support needs.3. An understanding of the private rental/social housing market and knowledge of the rights of clients as tenants.4. Sound administrative skills in maintaining case notes, updating data systems, and effectively managing time.5. An understanding of, or demonstrated ability, to work with human service agencies.6. A thorough understanding of culturally sensitive practices when working with members of the Aboriginal community.7. An ability to use initiative, be self-motivated, and actively contribute within a team.8. Good knowledge of the use of Microsoft and database programs.9. An understanding of the issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.10. Ability to communicate sensitively to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.Additional requirements1. Current police check undertaken by the Community Gateway2. Current Working with Children Check3. Current driver’s license4. This is a role where being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement.How to ApplyClick on the Apply Now button and you will be directed to the online application process.More informationIf you have questions about the role, please contact Sarah Hughes - Manager of Service Delivery on 0458 673 558 or email sarahhughes@nrcg.org.auNorthern Rivers Community Gateway is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+, people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities. AUD Lismore 2480