Private Rental Assistance Program (PRAP) Plus Worker
As a result of the devastating impact of the recent floods in Greater Shepparton and Mitchell Shire, BeyondHousing has several positions available to assist those impacted by the floods and those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
We are seeking a Private Rental Assistance Program (PRAP) Plus Worker, committed to working with people who are experiencing difficulty in accessing and/or maintaining private rental housing. This role is based in our Shepparton office and is offered as a 12 month contract, working full time hours.
|Position title||PRAP Plus Worker|
|Salary||A competitive base hourly rate between $39.27 – $42.25 based on skills and experience, and in line with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 – Level 4.|
|Hours per week||12 month contract, full time hours|
|Position enquiries||Human Resources Coordinator, Sarah Biggs on 02 6055 9000|
|Applications close||5pm, Monday 5 December 2022|
|Candidate Requirements||The successful candidate must participate in a National Police Check and Working with Children Check as this role operates within a Child Safe organisation. Indigenous people and people of culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.|
Other great benefits of working for BeyondHousing include 12% superannuation, annual leave loading, flexible work arrangements for eligible staff including RDO’s, generous salary packaging benefits available to not-for- profit employees, health and well-being allowances, ongoing training and professional development opportunities.
The Private Rental Assistance Program Plus Worker will work with people who are experiencing difficulty in accessing and/or maintaining private rental housing, due to financial and social barriers.
The program seeks to reduce preventable exits from private rental and by extension, entry into the homelessness service system, by supporting households that require additional practical support.
To be successful in this role you will have the following:
- A commitment to delivering exceptional customer service
- Case management experience or intake and assessment skills
- Strong advocacy and negotiation skills
- Compassion and empathy for all people
- Excellent administrative skills including MS Office
- Well developed communication and time management skills
- A current driver’s licence
- Experience within the social, housing or community sectors will be highly regarded.
Enquiries about this position should be directed to the Human Resources Coordinator, Sarah Biggs on 02 6055 9000