- Job posted on: 20th Jan 2021
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Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is one of Australia’s largest youth specific community service organisation that enables young people experiencing 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. Applicants must undergo rigorous screening and recruitment processes, including providing evidence of current WWCC and National Police Check.
We are seeking experienced Youth and Family workers with highly developed engagement skills to join our team. You will be providing interventions that target the entire family, with an emphasis on parents/ carers’. It is a dynamic role that includes general youth work as well as family support work and some community development activities. Please note: some after-hours work may be required to meet the needs of young people and families.
Understanding of and experience in working with young people at risk of entering the Criminal Justice System, especially those who have had recent contact with Victoria Police will be highly regarded.We have multiple positions available and encourage applications from all sectors of the community.
As the successful applicant you will be working with diverse communities including (but not limited to) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, Pacifika communities and CALD communities, including Somali, Liberian and other African communities. We would strongly encourage applicants from these backgrounds and/ or experience in working with these communities to apply.
Please note: service delivery aspects of the role may be modified in order to comply with Victorian Government COVID-19 guidelines.
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 Candice Butler on 0404 144 124.
Due to the predicted volume of applications, please note you will only be contacted if you are successful in progressing to a first round interview.