- Regional QLD > Mount Isa
- Job posted on: 1st Jul 2022
- Applications close:
Queensland has the highest remand rates in Australia and Save the Children's MyJust program is focused on turning this statistic around. We need you to work closely with young people involved with the youth justice system to take the steps to become the best they can be, through practical support, case management and advocacy.
We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We've been working with families and communities in Queensland as a trusted support for children for nearly 70 years. More information on our work in Queensland is available here.
In this full time, maximum term position based in Mount Isa (through to June 2025), you'll work with the families of young people aged 10-17 who are on bail and are at high risk of being remanded into custody. Reporting to the Team Leader, you'll provide a range of emotional and practical supports as part of a case management approach.
You will make an impact by:
You're a passionate youth worker, and you enjoy working with families and young people from different walks of life, with complex and challenging needs. You understand the issues facing young people and have creative, innovative ideas to provide support. This coupled with your dynamic personality and communication skills enable you to build connections to support young people to lead a bright future.
It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:
For more information regarding our employee benefits, please follow this link.
We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the 'Apply Now' link.
Position Description - Youth Specialist MyJust Bail Support Program.
For more information about the program and the team that the role works in, see our Program Profile. For any queries, contact Nezler Taufa, Team Leader, on 0437 855 173, or drop in to our office at 121 Marian Street, Mount Isa.
Save the Children is committed to providing and maintaining a safe working environment for its employees and client groups, consistent with our obligations under OH&S legislation. Successful applicants are required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19, or proof of medical exemption.
We have tested our application process with diverse groups in mind, with the intent to ensure it's straightforward and accessible for all to apply. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and improve our ability to reach our most vulnerable client groups. But we also know there is no one-size fits-all when it comes to recruitment - so if we didn't quite hit the mark for you, please let us know! We're dedicated to ensuring Save the Children Australia is a workplace suitable for all people and can modify our processes to suit you - no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs.
Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We also support the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.