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Housing Support Worker (HAT)

Brisbane Youth Service

Would you like to help create new futures for young people?

Join Brisbane Youth Service today to make a difference in the lives of Brisbane’s vulnerable young people and their families.

Brisbane Youth Service is a medium-sized incorporated association providing holistic responses to vulnerable young people (aged 12 – 25 years) and young families who are experiencing homelessness or are at-risk of becoming homeless.

We know diversity makes a positive difference, and we encourage people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds with relevant experience to apply.

BYS promotes work-life balance and provides a supportive team environment and additional benefits such as salary packaging arrangements and a generous five weeks annual leave per year.

The Opportunity

  • Housing Support Worker – Housing & Tenancy Team
  • Full time position until 30 June 2023
  • 76 hours per fortnight
  • Located in our Carina office

Are you a dynamic individual with the ability to support young people to successfully transition to independent living?

The Housing Support Worker provides crisis, brief intervention and ongoing planned support to young people including BYS tenants, enabling young people to successfully transition into independent living. This position works collaboratively with other teams within BYS, key partners and the broader community to effectively respond to issues associated with housing and homelessness. To undertake the Housing Support Worker role, you will require a tertiary qualification or working towards (studying) Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences or similar, or experience; have a current Queensland driver’s license and you must hold a current Working with Children Positive Notice (blue card).

For more information on applying for a blue card, go to: https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/blue-card

The application package can be downloaded below or from our website: http://brisyouth.org/get-involved/career-volunteer-opportunities/

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