Woden Community Service’s (WCS), Mental Health & Wellbeing team is currently entering an exciting new phase of expansion. A number of positions are being made available in suicide prevention, the National Psychosocial Support Measure and in our Hoarding and Advocacy Support Service.

Right now, we have a full-time opportunity for a qualified and committed Coordinator for the Hoarding and Advocacy Support Service (HASS).  HASS is an initiative of the ACT government Hoarding Case Management Group (HCMG), responsible for a whole-of-government approach to the management of complex hoarding and domestic squalor cases. The HASS trial is managed at Woden Community Service.

Hoarding and Advocacy Support Service Coordinator  

This position will coordinate the service delivery of the HASS program to ensure strength-based and person-centred supports are provided to people affected by severe hoarding and domestic squalor.

The key focus is working with and advocating for, specific clients to improve their particular hoarding circumstance and to provide effective liaison between the individuals, government regulators, government support services, community support services and natural supports.  This position will also involve oversight of the HASS Key Worker and group volunteers.

Our Offer:

  • Full time 38 hours per week.
  • Work in a highly skilled, supportive and dedicated team.
  • Professional development and extensive training provided.
  • External supervision with choice of provider.
  • Paid shutdown leave on standard working days between Christmas and New Year.
  • Study leave opportunities.
  • National EAP Service
  • Salary $85,121.39 pa plus 10% Super.
  • Salary packaging option up to $15,899 per Fringe Benefits Tax year, with an additional Meals and Entertainment package available up to $2,650 per Fringe Benefits Tax year.

Click HERE for a detailed position description.

To apply, please email your updated resume and a cover letter via Seek please click HERE

For further information please contact Sophie Mayer on Mb: 0409 038 194 or sophie.mayer@wcs.org.au

Last date to receive applications for this position is Monday 6th June 2022.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment psychometric assessment including a National Police Check.

Under WCS policy, staff are required to have an up to date COVID 19 vaccination. During the recruitment process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status or approved exemption.

To be eligible for employment, you must  have an ACT Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) Card, working rights in Australia, and be willing to undertake background checks required for the position.

WCS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people living with a disability and/or have lived experience of disability. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.