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School Focused Youth Service Coordinator

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Full time - Maximum term to 30 June 2024
  • Salary packaging options to increase take home pay
  • Flexible / Work from home arrangements

 About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced coordinator to join our team as a School Focused Youth Service (SFYS) Coordinator. The SFYS Coordinator works in partnership with schools and other community organisations to address chronic school absenteeism and prevent students from disengaging from school.

As a SFYS Coordinator you will:

  • Plan, implement, review and evaluate the School Focused Youth Service work plan and collect data as appropriate.
  • Coordinate the provision of community based services in partnership with school and community agencies to support schools to address the need of at risk young people.
  • Develop a support model that promotes a greater whole of community commitment to the engagement in learning and retention of young people with multiple disadvantages.

Click here to view the full position description.

What's on offer

A true hybrid work environment that will see you work from the office and home. Some face-to-face interaction is important, particularly in our line of business.

Join an organisation where we don’t just provide a service. We use our connections, our size, our scale, and our knowledge to push into places where we feel like we should be doing more.

In addition to a salary and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and access to the full $15,900 salary packaging benefits to increase your take home pay.

We also offer a 10% discount on Kindergarten and Childcare at Uniting Early Learning Services.

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a degree in Social Work or Education.

You will also have:

  • A range of post graduate experience in the welfare or education sector
  • An understanding of the barriers experienced by disengaged learners and social cohesion issues
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the current Victorian Education System
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, developing and managing projects/program initiatives
  • Proven ability to develop collaborative relationships with key stakeholders and provide professional consultation to a range of professionals
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills

How to apply

Apply today by submitting the below documents as part of your application and we’ll be in touch shortly.

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

We’ll be reviewing applications as they come through and interviews may take place prior to applications closing so please do not delay in submitting your application.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about the opportunity, please contact Abdul Basir – Team Leader, Community Programs on 0481 064 183.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We have a 5,000 strong workforce of employees and volunteers who deliver a diverse range of services across Victoria and Tasmania.

Visit us: www.unitingvictas.org.au

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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