Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre Inc are now recruiting for the permanent part-time position of Intensive Housing Support Worker within our Housing Program. This position is for 64 hours (8 days) / fortnight and is paid at a QCSCA Level 5. Zig Zag offers generous above Award employment conditions and salary sacrifice is available. 

Zig Zag are seeking a skilled worker with experience in the provision of housing support services to young people aged 16-25 years who are experiencing homelessness and/or at risk of homelessness, including accessible, flexible and responsive mobile support services to assist young women in their own home, in temporary living situations (e.g. couch surfing), in other supported accommodation, in a community setting, or public space (e.g. sleeping rough), to support young women to gain and / or sustain a tenancy. The Intensive Housing Support Worker will work collaboratively and supportively within the Zig Zag Housing Program team to provide high-quality housing support services to young women including young pregnant and/or parenting young women.

Zig Zag employs women only, EEO exempt. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women from diverse cultural backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. It is a requirement under Zig Zag’s organisational policy to be COVID19 vaccinated (minimum 2 doses) unless a genuine exemption applies. 

Applicants must have:

  • Bachelor degree qualification in Social Work, Social Science, Psychology, Behavioural Science, or other relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the provision of planned support (case management) in homelessness, youth, or women’s service sectors.
  • Current ‘C’ class driver’s license.
  • Possession of a current Working with Children Blue Card.
  • A clearly defined practice framework that incorporates intersectional feminist and social justice perspectives.

To apply you must read the recruitment process information here: Recruitment Process Information 2023 and access the position description and selection criteria here: Intensive Housing Support Worker Position Description April 2023. Please note in advance:  if you do not follow the directions provided in the Recruitment Process Information your application will not be considered. Applications close by 9.00am Tuesday 2 May 2023.

For more information about the position please contact Stephanie (Manager, Zig Zag) by email manager@zigzag.org.au.