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Housing Support Worker - Part Time

Applications Close 10th December 2021

Housing Support Worker
Part Time – 56 hours per fortnight

Orbost Regional Health is seeking applications from welfare worker to assist with the provision of welfare support, to help homeless people or those at risk of homelessness to find stable and rewarding accommodation, including advice and referral to manage financial, psychological and family based issues that impact upon achievement of stable housing.

Successful applicants must be:

  • Qualified in Social Welfare or related tertiary qualification
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, set and maintain program goals and to work under pressure
  • Ability to work with people with complex needs and to manage issues including cases involving drugs and alcohol, violence and abuse
  • Ability to understand and deal with regional housing and homeless issues, and maintain contact with regional and state housing bodies and other relevant housing group.

If you are interested in applying for the position of Housing Support Worker please download the appropriate position description and application located below.

or contact the Human Resources Department (03) 5154 6651; email:  You must address the key selection criteria when preparing your application.

Contact Mitchell Schwenke on 51546635 for further information on this position

Your application MUST include the following:

  • A completed Employment Application Form.
  • A letter of introduction with your full name, address and contact details, job title as listed in the advertisement and addressing the key selection criteria as set out in the position description.
  • A copy of your current curriculum vitae including qualifications, professional affiliations, registrations, employment history, COVID-19 immunisation status, a copy of your driver's licence and the names and contact details of at least three current/recent professional referees.
  • Certified copies of any qualifications and additional supporting documentation.        

Closing date for applications is:  26th November 2021

Orbost Regional Health values:  Respect, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence and Community.

ORH is an equal employment opportunity employer. We strive for an inclusive working environment for employees from a variety of backgrounds. We welcome applications from Aboriginal people, workers of all ages, people with disability, people who identify as LGBTI and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.