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Case Manager

Open Doors Youth Service Inc.
  • Join Queensland's leading LGBTIQ+ youth service, supporting young people since 2003
  • Experienced Case Manager required to support young vulnerable people and their families
  • Centrally based in Fortitude Valley

About the role

As the Reconnect Case Manager, you will be accountable for providing 1 on 1 Case Management and community based early intervention services to LGBTIQ+ young people aged 12 - 18 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and their families.

You will work closely with young people and families to improve engaged with family, education, training, employment and their communities.

Key responsibilities of the Case Manager role will include:

  • Providing individual support to young LGBTIQ+ people who are at risk of homelessness through Case Management
  • Delivering groups for young LGBTIQ+ people to increase connection to peers and community
  • Establish and facilitate school-based support groups for young LGBTIQ+ people
  • Develop referral networks and pathways to be accessed safely by young LGBTIQ+ people and their families
  • Delivery professional development sessions to those working with LGBTIQ+ people
  • Working in culturally appropriate ways at all times with young LGBTIQ+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy people including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander young people and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse young people and families.

About You

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in a similar position delivering goal-oriented interventions to vulnerable young people and their families
  • Robust understanding of the issues young LGBTIQ+ people and their families face within systems and communities
  • Experience in successfully engaging key stakeholders to ensure safe, appropriate care coordination for young people and their families
  • Experience in developing and executing successful group programs and frameworks for vulnerable young people and their families
  • Experience providing support to parents and carers of young vulnerable people to maintain connection and engagement through the Case Management process

Open Doors Youth Service has been in operation since 2003 providing support to young people who identify as part of the LGBTIQ+ community and their families. We support young people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Asexual, Pansexual, Sistergirl and Brotherboy aged 12 - 24 across South East Queensland.

This is an exciting time to join Open Doors Youth Service. Over the past few years, we have been building our capabilities and services to better cater to the unique needs of young LGBTIQ+ folks in our community. We are a small, but growing group of passionate people who work together to better the lives of our young people.

Diversity is a cornerstone value of our organisation - we value and celebrate all forms of diversity and encourage applicants of all identities, backgrounds and abilities to apply.

A Position Description is attached below.

Please contact ODYS Service Delivery Manager Sally Morris for further information regarding this role:

E: sally.morris@opendoors.net.au using the subject line: Case Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs

P: 0409 050 186

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