Anchor

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Job opportunities will be posted here as they become available.

Anchor is an equal opportunity workplace. We encourage applications from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds.

Current Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

CREATING CONNECTIONS – PRIVATE RENTAL BROKERAGE (part time, 12 month contract)

Salary $65,326 – $70, 483 pro-rata per annum plus Super plus Leave Loading plus Salary Packaging (0.8 EFT)

Anchor is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a proud history of providing support to individuals and families in Melbourne’s outer eastern region. We support people to get back on track and help them thrive.  Anchor’s Youth Development Services (YDS) engages with a range of internal and external specialist providers, agencies, local businesses and the wider community to provide meaningful connections for young people.

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated individual who is passionate about supporting and improving the health and wellbeing of marginalised people in the outer east region of Melbourne through the provision of targeted programs and services in collaboration with Anchor’s regional partners.

  • Do you have a proven ability to assist young people in accessing a range of housing, housing support and other specialist services, including the private rental market?
  • Do you display competencies in encouraging and supporting young people to develop the life and living skills they need?
  • Do you have proven success in helping young people to improve their access to employment, education and training opportunities?
  • Are you someone who is able to foster and promote positive networks with community agencies, real estate and other related service systems to better resource young people who are seeking private rental accommodation?
  • Are you someone with strong communication and engagement skills?

We would love to hear from you!

Applicants must provide responses to the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description with their application together with a covering letter and resume to:

The CEO
Anchor Inc.
44 Lakeview Drive
Scoresby VIC 3179
or email to: jobs@anchor.org.au by 9am Monday 25th March 2019

A position description which includes key selection criteria can be found here: 190301 Private Rental Brokerage

Applications that do not provide responses to the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

For enquiries, please contact Helen Philp on 0447 542 450.

Coming to work at Anchor:

  • A competitive salary is offered with salary packaging available.
  • As an Employer of Choice, we value flexibility within the work place, such as balance with home life and family responsibilities.
  • We seek to explore your motivation for success within the field and how we can work to achieve this with you.
  • We are a Learning Organisation and value both supporting the community to learn through our Student Placement Program, and through our Core Competency Training for staff.
  • Anchor is an Equal Opportunity employer and welcomes employees of different ages, gender and ethnicity.
  • We work with a diverse population, both within our client base, stakeholders and staff.
  • Anchor acknowledges and respects the traditional custodians of the land we stand on, the Wurundjeri and Bunurong people past, present and emerging.
  • We are a Child Safe Organisation.

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OPENING DOORS CRISIS RESPONSE WORKER – HOUSING SUPPORT SERVICES (full time, permanent position)

Salary $65,326 to $70,483 per annum, plus Super plus Leave Loading plus Salary Packaging

Anchor is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a proud history of providing support to individuals and families living in Melbourne’s outer eastern region. Services include homelessness support, foster care, kinship care, community education and family reconciliation.  Anchor’s programs are evidence based and are underpinned by trauma informed practice principles.

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and experienced Crisis Response Worker who is passionate about supporting people who are at risk of, or experiencing homelessness to join our team on a full time, permanent basis.

  • Do you have experience in the provision of intake, psychosocial assessment and follow up to clients experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness?
  • Are you capable of helping clients, who are experiencing primary homelessness to access accommodation, financial assistance and material aid?
  • Can you demonstrate your capacity to assist individuals and families explore and access crisis, medium-term and long-term accommodation options, and provide them with appropriate information and referral to other services?
  • Do you display competencies in liaising with external stakeholders, including other community service organisations, accommodation providers and specialist support services?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

Working at Anchor you can expect the following:

  • Immediate access to salary packaging
  • Corporate leave over the Christmas period
  • Quality supervision and professional development opportunities in addition to our core competency staff training program
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • A flexible work place that aims to achieve a work/life balance
  • An inclusive organisation that works with a diverse population, both within our client base, stakeholders and staff
  • Positive work culture
  • On-site child care (occasional and long-term)

A position description can be found here: 20160908_Opening_Doors_Crisis_Response_Worker V5.

Applicants must provide responses to the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description with their application together with a covering letter and resume to:

The CEO
Anchor Inc.
SCORESBY VIC 3179

or email to: jobs@anchor.org.au by 9.00am, Monday 1st April 2019

Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Anchor is a Human Rights based equal opportunity employer that values cultural diversity and social inclusion. It is also a Child Safe organisation.

Anchor welcomes all individuals, irrespective of sex, race, ethnicity, culture, language, religion, marital status, disability, sexuality, gender or age.

For enquiries, please contact Mark Lamont, Manager – Housing Support and Development or Jay Church, Team Leader – Housing and Support Services or Michelle Duncan, Team Leader Transitional Support Services on 03 9760 6400.

Anchor acknowledges and respects the traditional custodians of the land, the Wurundjeri and Bunurong people, past, present and emerging.

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TRANSITIONAL SUPPORT CASE MANAGER – HOUSING SUPPORT SERVICES (0.8-1.0EFT, permanent position)

Salary $65,326 to $70,483 pro-rata pa, plus Super plus Leave Loading plus Salary Packaging

Anchor is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a proud history of providing support to individuals and families living in Melbourne’s outer eastern region. Services include homelessness support, foster care, kinship care, community education and family reconciliation.  Anchor’s programs are evidence based and are underpinned by trauma informed practice principles.

We are seeking a motivated Transitional Support Case Manager in a 0.8 or 1.0EFT role, who is passionate about enhancing the health and wellbeing of marginalised people in the outer east region of Melbourne through the provision of targeted programs and services in collaboration with regional partners.

  • Do you have experience in providing support to families, young people and single adults who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless?
  • Are you motivated to assist families, young people and single adults to access accommodation options, which are appropriate to their needs?
  • Do you display competencies in providing support to families, young people and single adults placed in Transitional Housing?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

Working at Anchor you can expect the following:

  • Immediate access to salary packaging
  • Corporate leave over the Christmas period
  • Quality supervision and professional development opportunities in addition to our core competency staff training program
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • A flexible work place that aims to achieve a work/life balance
  • An inclusive organisation that works with a diverse population, both within our client base, stakeholders and staff
  • Positive work culture
  • On-site child care (occasional and long-term)

A position description can be found here: 20190312_Transitional_Support_Case_Manager V1.4

Applicants must provide responses to the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description with their application together with a covering letter and resume to:

The CEO
Anchor Inc.
SCORESBY VIC 3179

or email to: jobs@anchor.org.au by 9.00am, Monday 1st April 2019

Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Anchor is a Human Rights based equal opportunity employer that values cultural diversity and social inclusion. It is also a Child Safe organisation.

Anchor welcomes all individuals, irrespective of sex, race, ethnicity, culture, language, religion, marital status, disability, sexuality, gender or age.

For enquiries, please contact Mark Lamont, Manager – Housing Support and Development or Jay Church, Team Leader – Housing and Support Services or Michelle Duncan, Team Leader Transitional Support Services on 03 9760 6400.

Anchor acknowledges and respects the traditional custodians of the land, the Wurundjeri and Bunurong people, past, present and emerging.

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TRANSITIONAL SUPPORT CASE MANAGER – HOUSING SUPPORT SERVICES (0.6EFT, permanent position)

Salary $65,326 to $70,483 pro-rata pa, plus Super plus Leave Loading plus Salary Packaging

Anchor is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a proud history of providing support to individuals and families living in Melbourne’s outer eastern region. Services include homelessness support, foster care, kinship care, community education and family reconciliation.  Anchor’s programs are evidence based and are underpinned by trauma informed practice principles.

We are seeking a motivated Transitional Support Case Manager in a 0.6EFT role, who is passionate about enhancing the health and wellbeing of marginalised people in the outer east region of Melbourne through the provision of targeted programs and services in collaboration with regional partners.

  • Do you have experience in providing support to families, young people and single adults who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless?
  • Are you motivated to assist families, young people and single adults to access accommodation options, which are appropriate to their needs?
  • Do you display competencies in providing support to families, young people and single adults placed in Transitional Housing?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

Working at Anchor you can expect the following:

  • Immediate access to salary packaging
  • Corporate leave over the Christmas period
  • Quality supervision and professional development opportunities in addition to our core competency staff training program
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • A flexible work place that aims to achieve a work/life balance
  • An inclusive organisation that works with a diverse population, both within our client base, stakeholders and staff
  • Positive work culture
  • On-site child care (occasional and long-term)

A position description can be found here: 20190312_Transitional_Support_Case_Manager 0.6EFT_ V1.4

Applicants must provide responses to the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description with their application together with a covering letter and resume to:

The CEO
Anchor Inc.
SCORESBY VIC 3179

or email to: jobs@anchor.org.au by 9.00am, Monday 1st April 2019

Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Anchor is a Human Rights based equal opportunity employer that values cultural diversity and social inclusion. It is also a Child Safe organisation.

Anchor welcomes all individuals, irrespective of sex, race, ethnicity, culture, language, religion, marital status, disability, sexuality, gender or age.

For enquiries, please contact Mark Lamont, Manager – Housing Support and Development or Jay Church, Team Leader – Housing and Support Services or Michelle Duncan, Team Leader Transitional Support Services on 03 9760 6400.

Anchor acknowledges and respects the traditional custodians of the land, the Wurundjeri and Bunurong people, past, present and emerging.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Anchor Inc. is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a proud history of providing support to individuals and families in Melbourne’s eastern region. Services include homelessness support, foster care, kinship care, community education and family reconciliation.

Anchor currently has the following volunteer opportunities to help make a difference in the community

Out of Home Care Transport and Carer Support Volunteer

Our kinship and foster carers are also volunteers within the agency and open their home to children and young people in need whilst sharing their family and giving up their time to ensure they have a safe and nurturing home. This can sometimes create significant challenges that require assistance for transport and other support.

Key activities for this position include (all or as opted by Volunteer):

  • Providing safe transport of children and young people in care to school, appointments and other locations.
  • Provide in home support to carers assisting with supervised care of children and young people
  • Assist carers with practical home help eg. Gardening and basic cleaning

Further information can be found in the position description here:Out of Home Care Transport and Carer Support

Volunteer applicants can address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description and send a covering letter and resume to:

The CEO
Anchor Inc.
44 Lakeview Drive
Scoresby VIC 3179

or email to: jobs@anchor.org.au

Students

One of the ways we partner with our community is by offering work experience and placements to students.

If you’re currently studying a relevant course and would like to find out more about how we could support you, please contact us.