- Melbourne > Sunshine
- Job posted on: 25th Jan 2022
- Applications close:
Jesuit Social Services is a social change organisation working to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential.
Since 1977, Jesuit Social Services has provided services to some of the most disadvantaged in our community.
We place a high priority on advocacy and are a leader in policy development and research.
Navigator is a program funded by state government which aims to support disengaged learners aged 12 to 17 years old to re-engage with an education or training pathway.
The program works closely with families and schools and uses assertive outreach, case management and restorative practice to re-engage children back into learning pathways.
Jesuit Social Services is delivering Navigator in the Brimbank Melton area in partnership with the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency and will be working closely with local schools and services and the regional Department of Education and Training office.
An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and qualified individual to take on a case work role with this initiative.
The role will be responsible for engaging young people and their families in time-limited interventions with pathways onto case management, Active Hold or community based options as required.
Key responsibilities include:
The Navigator Brimbank Melton team will be based in Sunshine, with capacity to hot desk across sites.
A base salary of $74,179 per annum, plus superannuation and salary packaging is offered, together with ongoing professional and career development.
To be successful in the role you will have:
The position description can be found on our website www.jss.org.au.
For further information please contact Genevieve Higgins on 0429 047 356.
Applicants are required to respond to each of the Key Selection Criteria, with names and contact numbers of two referees. Your responses to the selection criteria should be incorporated into your covering letter. Please apply in confidence.
Applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date and may be subject to change without notice.
Jesuit Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We celebrate and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, cultural background, age, gender, sexuality, disability or religious affiliation.
Jesuit Social Services takes child protection seriously. We undertake multiple screening processes including appropriate reference and background checks, Working with Children Check and police checks to ensure the protection of children and young people in our care.
You are required to meet the behaviour standards outlined in our Code of Conduct.