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Senior Practitioner - Intensive Bail Support Program - Mount Isa

54 Reasons - Save the Children

Have you always wanted to be involved the establishment of a brand-new service?

54 reasons is excited to announce the launch of a new holistic approach to help young people and their families get back on track. We are looking for people just like you: innovative, creative and compassionate. You'll join our existing MyJust Bail Support Program Youth Specialists to develop and implement a wrap-around service to support the families of young people who have come into contact with the youth justice system.

54 reasons is Australia's leading child rights organisation - no ordinary not-for-profit.

Proudly part of the Save the Children Australia Group and global movement, we're here to make sure that everyone understands their rights. So that children and young people have their rights met and thrive, in all their diversity.

We champion the children, young people and families we work with. We are inspired by the curiosity and creativity of children and motivated by the love of those who care for them.

With the child's voice at the centre, we provide quality services to children and their caregivers, advocating with them so that children develop, learn, and are connected, safe and confident. Our people are proudly local, reflective of the communities we serve - in every state and territory, and across regions, remote areas and capital cities.

Where you come in

We are looking for a Senior Practitioner in a Full-time permanent capacity to join the team. Based in Mount Isa as part of our Youth and Men's Services team, you'll report to our Team Leader.

You will make an impact by:

  • Drive quality program planning and implementation
  • Coach, train and develop colleagues to increase skill and competency to enable high quality service delivery.
  • Develop and maintain operational stakeholder relationships that are critical to the success of the program.
  • Coordinate staff caseloads and program logistics, monitoring and evaluation, risk management and child protection.
  • Maintain a caseload of clients.

Does this sound like you?

  • You will have demonstrated skills, knowledge, understanding and experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth and families, families at risk, and young people involved in the youth justice system.
  • You must hold a bachelor's degree in a related field (Social Work, Community Development etc).

Working at 54 reasons is more than just a job

We are a learning organisation that invests in the development and wellbeing of our people. Our workforce is approximately 600 people strong, and proudly diverse, whether in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, cultures and beliefs.

We are creative, connected and accountable, bringing energy, guts and ideas to all we do to champion children in Australia and partner with families, communities and partners to bring about change.

Our people work from both home and office, with important moments held in-person to foster belonging and support professional development. Our leave provisions include personal, ceremonial and family violence leave as well as the ability to purchase additional leave. Remuneration is benchmarked and we offer full non-profit salary packaging benefits.

Other benefits include:

  • Award rate salary (Level 5 - $47.50 per hour + Full Salary Packaging Benefits) - use this link to see how much this benefit could mean to you!
  • Professional supervision training and monthly supervision sessions
  • 3 days (pro rata) of gifted festive leave between Christmas and New Year, in addition to regular leave benefits
  • Health and wellbeing support, including EAP and professional supervision, as well as internal networks to support our diverse workforce,
  • Individual learning plans to assist in your career development
  • Child friendly work environment

For more information regarding the employee benefits of the Save the Children Australia group, please follow this link.

Sound interesting?

We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Position Description - Senior Practitioner

For more information about this position, please contact Edwina Andrew on 0400 614 165 or [email protected] using the subject line: Senior Practitioner - Intensive Bail Support Program - Mount Isa enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We have tested our application process with diverse groups in mind, with the intent to ensure it's straightforward and accessible for all to apply. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and improve our ability to reach our most vulnerable client groups. But we also know there is no one-size fits-all when it comes to recruitment - so if we didn't quite hit the mark for you, please let us know! We're dedicated to ensuring 54 reasons is a workplace suitable for all people and can modify our processes to suit you - no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs.

54 reasons is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We also support the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

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