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Program Worker - Grafton

Social Futures
  • Part Time - 60 hours per fortnight
  • SCHCADs Level 4.3 plus generous salary packaging options
  • Location: Grafton

Are you passionate about supporting young people and families?

Social Futures is excited to be seeking a motivated, skilled person to join our Reconnect team in the Clarence Valley. Reconnect is an early intervention program that works with vulnerable young people who are at risk of homelessness. The program provides support for young people 12-18 years of along with their families to build connection, increase life skills and prevent homelessness. Your ability to balance both supporting participants while building community capacity for young people makes this a varied and interesting position that supports participants to achieve their goals.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Enjoy delivering therapeutic and case management supports, providing relevant assistance and information in a timely manner;
  • Be calm, composed, resilient and able to embrace and act on feedback with a positive attitude;
  • Communicate effectively by listening, showing appropriate empathy and adapting your communication style to suit the situation; and
  • Contribute positively to team culture.

Social Futures values diversity, with 9% of our employees identifying as Indigenous, we continue to strongly encourage indigenous and Torres strait islanders to apply.

What Social Futures Offers:

  • A responsive and family-friendly workplace
  • Access to banked hours leave
  • Attractive salary packaging options
  • Regular supervision and support
  • Ongoing training and development

Social Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 40 years’ industry experience, we are a community service leader, striving to create change through our work across homelessness and housing supports, youth and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability.

As an equal opportunity employer, we will actively recruit our workforce from targeted communities; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+ and people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities

Social Futures is committed to prioritising the safety and wellbeing of children and upholds the National Child Safe Principles. Working with Children and National Police Check clearances are mandatory requirements for all staff.

Interviews are anticipated to be held on Monday, 15 February 2021.

After you have reviewed the position click the green APPLY NOW button. Please address the selection criteria in order to be considered.

For further information, please contact Sonya Mears-Lynch on 0427 317 595.

Please click here for the Position Description.

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