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Youth Support and Advocacy Service
  • Work TypesContract, Part Time
  • CategoriesAlcohol and Other Drugs, Indigenous, Multiculturalism and Diversity, Social Work, Youth, Community Development
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 13 Aug 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 27 Aug 2019 (expired)
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Culturally Responsive Youth AOD Worker

Youth Support and Advocacy Service
Youth Support and Advocacy Service
  • Work TypesContract, Part Time
  • CategoriesAlcohol and Other Drugs, Indigenous, Multiculturalism and Diversity, Social Work, Youth, Community Development
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 13 Aug 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 27 Aug 2019 (expired)
  • Experienced ATSI Practitioners are encouraged to apply
  • Fixed term 12 months, Part Time (0.8 EFT)
  • Remuneration: SCHCADS Level 5 (dependent on qualifications and experience) Annual Salary plus 9.5% super
  • Access to generous salary packaging options
  • Located in Hoppers Crossing and Sunshine

About us

Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is Australia’s largest and most comprehensive, youth specific community service organisation that enables young people experiencing serious disadvantage to access the resources and support they require to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

YSAS is a Child Safe organisation. We actively promote the safety and wellbeing of young people, and are committed to protecting young people from harm or abuse who come into contact with and/or access our service. Applicants must undergo rigorous screening and recruitment processes, including providing evidence of current WWCC and National Police Check.

About the position

This new position aims to engage with young people from diverse backgrounds with a special focus on working with Indigenous young people.

We are seeking an experienced AOD Youth and Family worker to work with young people from diverse backgrounds who reside in the western region of Melbourne. The successful applicant will have highly developed engagement skills to join our team located in Hoppers Crossing and Sunshine. You will be providing culturally specific interventions and initiatives that target young people and their family members. It is a dynamic role that calls on strong skills working with youth AOD, family inclusive practice skills and generalist youth work skills.

For full details of the position, please view the position description below or visit our website www.ysas.org.au.

Further Enquiries

For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Jill Tejada (Manager Western Metro Region) on 0438 187 147.

The successful candidate must be willing to attain a Working with Children’s Check & National Police check prior to commencement.

  • YSAS is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.
  • YSAS has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation.

Due to the predicted volume of applications, please note you will only be contacted if you are successful in progressing to a first round interview.

How to apply

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