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After Hours Youth Justice Community Support Service Worker - Wodonga

The Salvation Army

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We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

ABOUT US:

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Salvation Army Youth Services offer an integrated suite of programs engaging with young people across Australia. Our services create intentional avenues for young people to explore opportunities, build support networks, and access, participate and contribute to their communities. Youth services provide a diverse range of programs which include housing and homelessness, driver training, education, employment and training, AOD support, social and community activities, specialist therapeutic responses and youth justice programs.

The Youth Justice Community Support Service supports young people under statutory orders including Youth Control Orders and Intensive Bail. You will be involved in the development and coordination of individually targeted supports and responses to young people who have come into contact with the justice system.

Youth Workers supports young people in managing their criminogenic behaviours and avoiding further progression in the criminal justice system through a range of collaborative and innovative methods.

THE ROLE

We are seeking a skilled Youth Worker who is passionate about working with young people with complex, varied needs and who are involved in the youth justice system.

Based in Wodonga you will join the wider Salvation Army Youth Justice Team and will work closely with community service organisations and the Department of Justice and Community Safety.
The role requires a high level of flexibility in working hours as the program utilises a flexible service model that can include the provision of support on weekdays, evenings or weekends.

HOURS AND SALARY

We are seeking a casual worker. This role requires someone who is available on weekends and after hours to provide support and pro-social activities to young people involved in the youth justice system in North East Victoria.

Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, level 4.

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL HAVE

  • Flexibility in your availability as this role requires 'after-hours' work on weekdays and weekends.
  • Skills at engaging with young people and able to professionally manage challenging situations.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification or near completion in studying a relevant qualification (eg. youth work, social work, community services).
  • A current Victorian driver's licence (or equivalent) and current Working with Children Check

TSA Social Mission embraces diversity and encourages applications from:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,
  • people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex
  • people with a culturally or linguistically diverse background

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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