Housing Support Worker (As per award)

Job posted: 15/08/2023
Applications close: 04/10/2023 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Mount Alexander

Job type: Part time / 12 months

Organisation: Dhelkaya Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/1728896_A

Reference: VG/1728896_A

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Mount Alexander

Dhelkaya Health is a new health service on Dja Dja Wurrung country; it is the coming together of Castlemaine Health, Maldon Hospital and CHIRP Community Health. ‘Dhelkaya’ means ‘being healthy’ in the Dja Dja Wurrung language. The origins of our name are closely tied to our region’s history, its people and country. Dhelkaya Health is shaping a better health system for the people of Mount Alexander Shire and beyond, while staying true and local in everything it does. Dhelkaya Health delivers a diverse range of inpatient, outpatient, aged care, community health and outreach services to Mount Alexander Shire. It also delivers assessment, rehabilitation and allied health services to neighbouring shires. Dhelkaya Health is committed to the quality, accessibility and sustainability of acute, aged and community-based healthcare, and family and housing services. Dhelkaya Health has campuses in Castlemaine and Maldon.

Fixed Term contract (until end June 2024) part-time (64 hours per fortnight) 

An excellent opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced Social Worker or Community Development Worker to join our Community Health Housing and Homelessness Services Team. Using a strengths-based empowerment model, the core function of the Housing Support Worker is to provide quality case management, case coordination, support, and information to homeless individuals and families with complex needs.


About you

To be successful you will need to be tertiary qualified in Social Work or Community Development, have current and relevant experience in this sector. You will be required to have strong interpersonal and communication skills to achieve high quality client care.

Please refer to the relevant attached position description for further details about the role.


Culture and Benefits

Castlemaine and Maldon are located on Dja Dja Wurrung country in the Mount Alexander Shire. The area is renowned for its creativity, history and as host to the Castlemaine State Festival. The shire is a short drive from Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo, a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. Combined with a wide range of sporting clubs and outdoor recreation opportunities, unique natural environment and historic goldfields, the community offers a rich diverse culture for all to enjoy.

  • Free on-site parking is available to all staff and visitors
  • Salary Packaging/Salary Sacrificing
  • Free onsite staff gym (Castlemaine campus)
  • Fitness Passport is available to all staff members across Dhelkaya Health. You and your family can sign up to unlimited access to more than 120 gyms, pools and fitness facilities on your program!
  • Our Health and Wellbeing program; including access to a Social Worker, Pastoral Care Office, Prevention of Bullying & Harassment Officers, Physiotherapy services, vaccination programs and other health services as required
  • The Dhelkaya Health Social Club brings staff from all areas of the hospital together in friendly and casual environment, with a variety of events and activities held throughout the yea


Please address the key selection criteria in your cover letter when applying.


Dhelkaya Health encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. People of all ages, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ candidates, and people from multi-cultural backgrounds.


All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check, NDIS (if required) and compliance with Dhelkaya Health Vaccination Policy.


Housing Support Worker (As per award)

Job type:

Part time / 12 months

Job classification:

As per award


Michael McMahon | 0418 326 806.

Housing Support Worker (As per award)