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Concern Australia
Braybrook, VIC, Australia

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Youth Worker


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Location:

Braybrook, VIC, Australia 

Category:

Community/Welfare/Social

Job ID:

24000
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Post Code:

3019

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

07.12.2018
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Youth Worker
 
  • 12-month contract, full time
  • South/East region
  • An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and experienced youth worker to work in the Inside Out program at Concern Australia.
  • We are seeking an experienced youth worker to deliver high quality support services to young people. You will connect, coach and support our young people to live in community.
 
The Position:
Youth workers provide support and assertive outreach to young people. Our Inside Out program supports those who live in Lead Tenant properties, supported by Live-in Mentors. The role will focus on building positive relationships with young people whilst working toward individual case plan/leaving care plan goals. 

Duties include:
  • Connect by building trust and strong relationships with young people
  • Advocating on behalf of young people
  • Coach by providing support for young people to develop life and living skills
  • Helping young people build independence
  • Assisting young people to use their time meaningfully
  • Display an ongoing commitment to the development of collaborative relationships
  • Promote connections to education providers, housing providers, employment services, health and wellbeing opportunities and other community links to support young people
  • Support and plan for sustainable exit pathways for young people post 18 years of age
  • Provide Case Management to contracted young people
  • Attractive Salary packaging options available.
About Us:
Concern Australia is a vibrant welfare and mission organisation with an exciting vision for service, action and advocacy that is rooted in a Christian faith. For over 25 years Concern Australia has provided support and advocacy for some of the most disadvantaged and marginalised individuals and groups within the community. 

Concern Australia is a child safe organisation, which promotes the safety, participation and empowerment of children and young people. Concern Australia is an equal employment opportunity employer who is committed to employing a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications for people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander along with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Join an organisation that is making a difference!

Please find the Position Description attached.

Applicants must address the key selection criteria in the position description.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:
  • Proof of your eligibility to work in Australia. (Australian birth certificate, Australian passport, Australian citizenship or a working visa)
  • Information establishing your identity through a Proof of Identity check
  • Consent to a National Police Check or International police check
  • Proof of relevant mandatory qualifications gained
  • Details of referees able to validate information on your skills, knowledge, capabilities, conduct and behaviour
  • Employee Working With Children Check
Please apply in writing addressing the Key Selection Criteria and nominating three professional referees using the subject line: Youth Worker - SE. Written applications are to be sent via the Apply Now button.

Send your Resume and a covering application letter, addressing the key selection criteria.

Applications close on Friday 11th January 2019. However, interviews will be arranged with suitable applicants as these are received.
 
For further discussion, please contact:
Theresa Mai
Human Resource Officer
Phone: 03 9470 2972
www.concernaustralia.org.au  



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