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Case Worker - Youth Housing and Reintegration Service - Pialba

Australian Red Cross
  • Full time Maximum-term role (until 30 June 2020)
  • Excellent Salary Packaging Options
  • Based in Pialba, QLD

Who we are

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the Role

The Youth Housing and Reintegration Service (Hervey Bay/Maryborough) will help to reduce homelessness through the provision of support, brokerage and accommodation for young people who are: exiting or transitioning from Child Safety orders; and/or are transitioning from a period of sentence or remand in Youth Detention Centres, “sleeping rough”, living in unstable or temporary housing.

The objective of the Service is that young people transition to greater stability and independence.

The Case Worker will be responsible for managing a caseload as part of a team of case workers.

You will provide case management support, life-skills and brokerage to young people aged 12-21 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to transition to greater stability and independence.

The Service will target clients in the Fraser Coast Regional Council Area including specifically Hervey Bay and Maryborough.

What you will bring:

  • Demonstrated experience working with young people with complex and multiple needs
  • Sensitivity to the needs and issues facing Young people with complex needs and behaviours
  • Ability to effectively engage with young people who have complex needs and a history of non-engagement with programs and services
  • Strong case management skills including experience in developing and reviewing case plans
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills, and the ability to develop beneficial working relationships with ‘at risk’ young people and their families
  • Proficient in Ms Office and experience using databases
  • A Working with Children Check is a mandatory requirement for the role
  • A current valid Australian Driver’s Licence

The benefits

Work for an organisation that makes a difference in the lives of people and communities during times of vulnerability. Excellent salary packaging options are available to increase your take home pay.

How to apply

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