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Our purpose is to end homelessness for every person who walks through our doors, with care and without judgement.

We share a passion to provide a voice for the most vulnerable and to give them the tools to rebuild their lives. We create respectful environments and provide services that are easily accessible.

Like many not-for-profit organisations, we value warm-heartedness and kindness in our employees. What sets our team members apart? Tenacity.

Read more about our Mission and Values here.

Our team is made up of full-time and part-time professionals, working across social work, health and business services. 

What we can offer

The health and wellbeing of our employees is really important to us. That’s why we offer an employee assistance program (EAP), flu vaccinations, access to bicycles, self-care seminars and an extra day of leave - a ‘Ferris Bueller Day'.

As well as the option to salary-package (part time and full time employees only) we support our team with professional development, mentoring and training opportunities.

 

Current vacancies

Vacancies are advertised here, and on Seek.

Engagement Navigator

As the Employment Community Engagement Worker, you will work with case workers to guide the development and implementation of employment and/or education pathway plans for clients who are experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness. You will provide a range of activities, in conjunction with volunteers, to assist clients to enhance their skills. In addition, you will develop cooperative partnerships with recruiters, Job Active and DES providers, and employers to provide employment opportunities to our client group, and to connect clients to their local community supports and networks.

This position is available until 30 June 2021 due to the funding arrangements for this position. 

About the role

Your responsibilities include:

  • Undertake client employment and education assessments, and develop employment, training and education pathway plans in a flexible and timely manner, that contribute to the overall case plan
  • Assisting clients to access their local community services and networks
  • Develop cooperative partnerships with recruiters, Job Active and DES providers, and employers to provide employment opportunities to our client group
  • Developing group activities for clients based around client’s education needs, employment needs and living skills.
  • Working with volunteers to support clients to reach their education and employment goals.
  • Engage with clients in non-judgemental and respectful manner that aligns with Hutt St Centre’s vision and values
  • Collect appropriate statistical data for contribution to research, needs assessment and data analysis. Ensure case notes are updated regularly and outputs are entered into the record management system
  • Assist in the development and achievement of team and client goals by participating in team meetings, program planning, client reviews and outcomes evaluations
  • Effectively market Aspire Adelaide to the target community to ensure continued appropriate job seeker referrals, work trials and employment opportunities

Your skills and experience

You will have demonstrated experience in designing and delivering employment programs and/or experience in delivering purposeful training activities that support and promote skills to assist in gaining employment, or to social inclusion. Experience working with marginalised or disadvantage people would be highly desirable. You will require a tertiary qualification in community services, social work or other related discipline.

You must be willing to provide, or undergo, a DHS Working with Children check and a National Police clearance or be willing to obtain one. In addition you must hold a valid driver’s licence.

Our Team

The Aspire Program is unique and is designed to focus on strengthening community engagement and employment participation. Program participants are provided with stable accommodation, job readiness training, pathways to employment and life skills development. Importantly, they also have the long-term support of a dedicated Case Manager who helps them connect with wider support services and identify and achieve their aspirations. The program is funded by a Social Impact Bond (Aspire SIB), the first in South Australia.

For further information please contact Tameka Thompson, Team Leader – Aspire or Melanie Denford, HR Manager on 8418 2500.

About Hutt St Centre

Hutt St Centre is a highly respected and innovative frontline service for homeless and vulnerable adults in Adelaide. We provide a place of opportunity, choice and change to support people to end their homelessness with care and without judgement.

How to apply

For the full position description, please click here.

For further information please contact Melanie Denford, HR Manager.

To apply click the "apply button" via SEEK and attach your covering letter and CV OR please attach a covering letter addressing the essential criteria and your resume to work@huttstcentre.org.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Intensive Tenancy Support Officer, CEARS

As the Tenancy Support Officer, you will work as part of the CEARS (COVID-19 Emergency Accomodation Response for Rough Sleepers) team, to provide intensive tenancy support to clients who have been recently housed or are housed and at risk of homelessness, to sustain their tenancies and develop their independence in the community.

Reporting to the Supervising Case Manager and the General Manager – Client Services, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the case managers to support clients to meet personal goals and sustainable housing outcomes
  • Identification of independent living needs
  • Monitoring the impact of health, social and independence needs that might impact on ongoing tenancy
  • Supporting clients to achieve sustainable housing outcomes and the provision of short and medium term interventions focusing on community connections, in home support, skills building and safety.
  • Working closely with case managers to formulate care plans, implement and review risk management plans and organise activities to address housing, health, independent living and social needs.

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience in supporting clients to meet personal goals and working with individuals who may be experiencing the effects of mental ill-health, substance misuse, disability, trauma, financial instability and extreme social isolation
  • Ability to work positively and effectively with clients, staff and volunteers
  • Demonstrated empathy and the ability to sensitively build confidential and constructive relationships with a diverse range of marginalised and highly vulnerable people
  • Knowledge of the particular needs of the homeless population including housing, community support, mental health issues, chronic health issues, drug and alcohol misuse, financial stress and grief and loss issues
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a complex individual timetable of support
  • Ability to contribute to a team environment, work autonomously to meet deadlines and display flexibility in response to changing priorities
  • Sound level of written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise, negotiate, advocate and resolve conflicts
  • Experience in and understanding of outreach service provision in health and community services

You are required to have a full valid driver’s licence and hold both a current national police check and a DHS Working with Children Check, or be willing to undergo a these checks.

As this position has outreach responsibilities you must hold a valid driver's licence without restrictions. 

This position is full time and is funded until 30 June 2021.

About Hutt St Centre

Hutt St Centre is a highly respected and innovative frontline service for homeless and vulnerable adults in Adelaide.  We provide a place of opportunity, choice and change to support people to end their homelessness, with care and without judgement.

Working at Hutt St Centre
We offer our employees salary packaging, learning and development opportunities, a confidential Employee Assistance Program and a friendly and passionate team who are driven by making a difference to help end homelessness.

How to apply

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

For the full position description, please click here.

For further information please contact Melanie Denford, HR Manager.

To apply click the "apply button" via SEEK and attach your covering letter and CV, or please attach a covering letter addressing the essential criteria and your resume to work@huttstcentre.org.au

 

Case Manager, CEARS

Are you the person we are seeking to enhance our vital work with people facing homelessness?

If you are, then you will be offered:

  • A passionate team determined to make a difference
  • New position in this city based location
  • Salary packaging availability

As a Case Manager, CEARS (COVID-19 Emergency Accommodation Response for Rough Sleepers), you will provide support to individuals who are living in the community after having been accommodated in motels as part of the COVID_19 response to response to rough sleepers.  You will work with individuals to assist them remain housed, link to support they may need, be as independent as possible and part of their community.

This position is available until 30 June 2021 due to the funding arrangements for this position.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Assertive outreach to support clients to maintain their tenancy and independence
  • Managing a caseload

Working alongside the tenant, Intensive Tenancy Support Officer and Education and Employment Officer to achieve agreed home and community support outcomes

You will have demonstrated case management experience in a person-centred setting. Your tertiary qualifications in social work, community services or a related field is essential. You will require a DHS Working with Children Check and a National Police Clearance, as well as a current driver’s licence.

A knowledge of, or experience in the homelessness sector and an understanding of its causes is highly desirable but not essential.

About Hutt St Centre

Hutt St Centre is a highly respected and innovative frontline service for homeless and vulnerable adults in Adelaide. We provide a place of opportunity, choice and change to support people to end their homelessness with care and without judgement.

How to apply

For the full position description, please click here.

For further information please contact Melanie Denford, HR Manager.

To apply click the "apply button" via SEEK and attach your covering letter and CV OR please attach a covering letter addressing the essential criteria and your resume to work@huttstcentre.org.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.