Youth and Family Worker July 2023

Youth and Family Worker

AWARD & CLASSIFICATION

APPOINTMENT STATUS

PROBATIONARY PERIOD

HOURS


SALARY

BASE LOCATION

SCHADS Level 4

Permanent

6 Months

28 hours per week


$45.08 – $48.50 per hour

Tweed

Do you want to work in a collaborative, supportive and rewarding environment?

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced person to join a team that’s changing the lives of young people and families in our Youth and Family Team.

The Youth and Family Worker contributes to and delivers services across a range of programs designed to enhance parenting skills, improve relationships, increase safety and wellbeing, and build personal effectiveness.

If you are looking for a meaningful and rewarding career we want to hear from you.

About You

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • Tertiary qualification in social work, social science or related disciplines and experience in a similar position
  • A clear understanding of the challenges faced by vulnerable and disadvantaged young people and families including: poverty, substance misuse, child safety and development, mental health, domestic and family violence and homelessness
  • Proven experience using a case management and co-ordination approach with working with young people and their families and other stakeholders.
  • A proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated experience and skills in using Microsoft Office suite, web-based applications and client relationship management databases.
  • Current driver’s license and comprehensively insured vehicle
  • A current (less than 12 months old) criminal record check and a working with children check

Benefits

  • Above Award wages
  • Enjoy NFP Salary packaging benefits of up to $15,900 per year
  • Access to ongoing professional development
  • Flexible working options
  • Staff Wellbeing program
  • Additional leave hours and accrued annually
  • Access to discounts – entertainment, insurance, supermarkets, retail

The Family Centre values diversity, lived experience and cultural knowledge. We respect the place first nation’s people hold in our community and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Equally we encourage people with disability, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to Apply

1.Download a copy of the Position Description.

2. Please ensure your application includes your resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria separately as listed in the job ad.

If this role is of interest to you please do not delay in applying as we will be screening applications upon submission.

For more information about the position please contact Liz Hook at [email protected] or call (07) 5524 8711

Click APPLY HERE to apply via SEEK or send your application to [email protected] 

Applications close 4.30pm, 28 July 2023

For more information about the position please contact Liz Hook at [email protected] or call (07) 5524 8711

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