- Job posted on: 13th Feb 2024
- Applications close:
Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is one of Australia’s largest and most comprehensive, youth specific community service organisation that enables young people experiencing serious disadvantage to access the resources and support they require to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.
YSAS is a Child Safe organisation. We actively promote the safety and wellbeing of young people, and are committed to protecting young people from harm or abuse who come into contact with and/or access our service. Applicants must undergo rigorous screening and recruitment processes, including providing evidence of current WWCC and National Police Check.
The Access Outreach clinician role includes clinical service delivery utilising HEADSS and risk assessments, care and safety planning, psychosocial education and brief therapeutic interventions delivered both on site and in an outreach capacity. The outreach model will utilise a 6 session model with a case load of 6 clients.
Highly developed engagement and communication skills with young people who are experiencing multiple and complex social disadvantages and a demonstrated ability to motivate them to develop and achieve their goals.
Skills in engaging and working with young people (and their families), ranging from frontline advocacy, conducting assertive outreach, case management, and family focused interventions to achieve practical and meaningful outcomes.
Ability to conduct assessments (mental state examinations, health and well-being, risk assessments), formulate interventions, develop and implement case plans based in evidence and aligned to Resilience based practice.
Demonstrated ability and experience in working with families.
This position will also work as part of the Access Team, who provides comprehensive intake, triaging, assessment; mental health support and psychological therapy to young people aged 12-25. This multidisciplinary team serves as the first point of contact to the service, it is critical that they demonstrate a high level of customer service and professionalism in their approach.
For full details of the position, please view the POSITION DESCRIPTION below or visit our website www.ysas.org.au
For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Natalie Harrod, Clinical Manager, on 9417 0150 regarding the Access Outreach Clinician – Recruitment Ref. Number - 019_2024.
YSAS has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation.
A position description is attached.
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