- Job posted on: 21st Apr 2021
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Launchpad Youth Community Inc. is a Specialist Homelessness Service that has been supporting young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the inner west of Sydney for over 20 years. Launchpad aims to provide a wide range of services and opportunities to enhance young people’s capacity so they can participate, engage, and belong in the community.
We support people with complex needs, though wrap around integrated casework and coordination of support with other aligned and relevant agencies. Through a strengths-based and trauma informed approach, Launchpad works with young people in a client centred way, enhancing the capacity of young people to be at the centre of the decision making, and supporting them as they move through different pathways out of homelessness or risk of.
Whilst employed by Launchpad as the Home agency of employment, you are also employed to work within a consortium framework.
The consortium will employ staff individually; however, they will come together as a team of multi skilled practitioners with both therapeutic and integrated casework skills to deliver to young people in the inner city of Sydney. The service location for SYPP activities will be centrally located at Launchpad. Regular training, team building, planning, and learning and development opportunities with take place at the Launchpad offices. There will be strong systems in place to ensure effective communication channels between partners, aligning support strategies for clients.
To deliver client centred early intervention, prevention, case management, outreach & tenancy and support services to young families experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness in Sydney Area Health District.
These support services are available to all members of a family who frequents or has connections to the Sydney Local Area Health District, including their children. This will require a particular focus on increasing children's safety, education, health, and wellbeing, and providing early interventions for children by identifying and addressing the physical, social/emotional and educational needs of children of the family.
Desirable Selection Criteria
Phone number (02) 9557 2810
A position description is attached.
All prospective employees will need to pass a Working With Children Check and a National Police Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.