Careers at Colony 47

Colony 47 is staffed by dedicated and passionate people who are committed to providing sustainable and quality outcomes for all those who come to us for help. We believe in supporting our employees to reach their goals and offer exciting professional development and training opportunities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and a family friendly workplace. We have also been recognised as an Employer of Choice.We are always interested to hear from people who believe their values and skills align with us.

 

CURRENT VACANCIES

Colony 47 is a community organisation, operating to support individuals and families in the areas of housing, employment, training and family support.

 

 

Support Worker – Housing and Homelessness Services

Full Time

Colony 47 is a place in our community where people go for support to achieve their housing, education, employment and mental health goals.

Our vision is about creating thriving, connected and diverse communities where no-one is left behind. Our values are how we want to work with people to make a difference.

Housing Connect is the first point of contact for people in housing stress, experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness in Southern Tasmania.


About the Role

Our Support Workers provide high quality, client-focused, strength-based support and have responsibility for the day-to-day delivery of case management and other duties in accordance with the Housing Connect Service Framework.

The role involves strength-based case planning and case management, solutions focused counselling, advocacy for clients experiencing barriers to obtaining and maintaining independent accommodation, utilisation of Outcomes Star and other case management tools, adhering to Outcomes Reporting, recording client details and outcomes through the SHIP database and delivery of flexible client support.


About You

You will bring a sound knowledge of, and experience working within, the housing support services. You take a strengths-based approach, enjoy working in a collaborative team environment and are comfortable working under pressure. You will possess a current Tasmanian automatic drivers’ licence and will be required to obtain both a satisfactory National Police Check and a Working With Vulnerable People check before commencing employment.

This role is Full Time and will be based across our Rosny and Hobart locations.


Working with Colony 47

We want the people who work with us to be about – People First; Engaging; Leading and Creating a Legacy; Learning and Growing; Grounded and Real; and Happy, Healthy & Having Fun.

At Colony 47 we work from an Advantaged Thinking approach and believe that everyone has a talent, the ability to be someone positive in life.


How to Apply

Please send the following documents to hr@colony47.com.au.

  1. A Cover Letter;
  2. Your Resume;
  3. Your response to the Selection Criteria (maximum 2 pages).

To access a copy of the Position Description (including Selection Criteria) please click the link below. For any further queries about the role, please contact Georgia on 1800 800 588 or via georgiah@colony47com.au.

Applications close 9am Monday 22nd October. Please note that short listing activity may commence prior to the closing date.

 

 

 

Case Facilitators – Housing and Homelessness Services

Multiple Vacancies

Colony 47 is a place in our community where people go for support to achieve their housing, education, employment and mental health goals.

Our vision is about creating thriving, connected and diverse communities where no-one is left behind. Our values are how we want to work with people to make a difference.

The Housing Connect Front Door is the entry point for all housing and homelessness services in Southern Tasmania.

 

About the Role

Our Case Facilitators provide high quality, client-focused, strength-based assessment and referral services, crisis intervention and immediate needs support to assist clients achieve independence from the housing and homelessness support system.

Duties include crisis intervention, allocation of brokerage and emergency accommodation, Social Housing assessment, delivery of Private Rental Assistance (bond) and provision of referral, information and advice to clients. Sound knowledge of, and experience within, the housing support services, supported accommodation and/or residential services is desirable.

We have multiple positions available across our Rosny and Hobart locations. We will consider applications for Full Time, Part Time and Casual work arrangements.

 

Working with Colony 47

We want the people who work with us to be about – People First; Engaging; Leading and Creating a Legacy; Learning and Growing; Grounded and Real; and Happy, Healthy & Having Fun.

At Colony 47 we work from an Advantaged Thinking approach and believe that everyone has talents which they can build upon to achieve their goals.

 

How to Apply

Please send the following documents to hr@colony47.com.au. Please note that applications submitted via Seek will not be considered.

  1. A Cover Letter;
  2. Your Resume;
  3. Your response to the Selection Criteria (maximum 2 pages).

To access a copy of the Position Description (including Selection Criteria) please click the link below. For any further queries about the role, please contact Olivia on 1800 800 588 or via olivias@colony47.com.au.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 17th October. Please note that short listing activity may commence prior to the closing date.

 

 

 

Residential Youth Coach – Colville Place

Part Time

Colony 47 is a place in our community where people go for support to achieve their housing, education, employment and mental health goals.

Our vision is about creating thriving, connected and diverse communities where no-one is left behind. Our values are how we want to work with people to make a difference. We want the people who work with us to be about – People First; Engaging; Leading and Creating a Legacy; Learning and Growing; Grounded and Real; and Happy, Healthy & Having Fun.


About Us

Colville Place provides Short Term Safe Accommodation Services for young people aged between 12 and 15 years. We promote healthy relationships and support young people to engage with education and to develop living skills, emotional resilience, interpersonal skills and to reconnect with family where appropriate.

At Colville Place we work from an Advantaged Thinking approach and believe that everyone has a talent, the ability to be someone positive in life. With the right set of opportunities and support, we can identify and harness everyone’s talent for personal and social good. During a young person’s time at Colville Place they can focus on their goals so they can reach their full potential.


About the Role

Our Residential Youth Coaches have a critical role in supporting the amazing young people who reside with us.

This is a Night Shift role in a part time capacity (approximately 20-29 hours per week). If you are an experienced worker in a residential setting who can bring yourself, your skills, your knowledge and your passion for supporting young people – then this could be a role for you. 


How to Apply

Please send the following documents to hr@colony47.com.au.

  1. A Cover Letter;
  2. Your Resume;
  3. Your response to the Selection Criteria (maximum 2 pages).

To access a copy of the Selection Criteria please click the link below.

To access a copy of the Position Description, or for any further queries about the role, please contact Ebony on 1800 800 588 or via ebonyt@colony47.com.au.

Applications close 9am Friday 19th October. Please note that short listing activity may commence prior to the closing date.

 

 


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Please view our jobs board for current positions or our volunteer opportunities.

 

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Hear what some of our people have to say about working at Colony

 

Jacqui

‘I began working for JobNet Tasmania 5 years ago as an administration assistant. I’ve worked in a variety of different areas of the Australian Apprenticeships Centre and am currently in the position of Field Support Officer. With the support of my manager and colleagues I have obtained a Diploma in Business as well as a wealth of knowledge and positive experiences, of which I couldn’t be happier to have achieved’.

Anita

‘I have been working at Colony for 2 years. In that time I have been part of a strong team of awesome individuals in the youth and families space, working in an area I am very passionate about. Benefitting from Colony’s commitment to family/work balance, I have the flexibility needed to ensure I don’t miss out on my own family’s moments – both big and small – while contributing to my local and broader community’.

Vija

‘Within Colony I have had the pleasure of working with a broad range of people over the past few years. As a Partnership Broker I work with schools, businesses and community members in programs aiming to encourage young people to complete their education. I am also able to support other staff in my role as Contact Officer here at Colony 47.’

Sienna

‘I started my student placement in housing 4 years ago and then started working full time with Colony when I finished my degree. I get to work with a dedicated, supportive team and love having the opportunity to work with a huge range of people from so many different backgrounds. My role now is in housing support, working with young people’.

Mark

‘Having come from an extensive teaching and artistic career, I have now been at Colony for 3 years working in Youth Connections. I enjoy this program because it enables me to bring value to a child’s life and gives them a place in their community. I get to meet and work with people from all walks of life and learn through this’