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Youth Worker (Part

yourtown - Elizabeth, SA

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
Job no: 492664
Work type: Part Time Fixed Term
Location: Elizabeth
Categories: Employment Services

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services for young people, parent education, and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia, and Tasmania.

As an Youth Worker, you will work with young people using a client-centered, strengths-based approach in helping them work through their non-vocational challenges to employment. Your days will be diverse but in essence, can include;

Conducting intake and psychosocial appointments for new members;
Undertaking individual assessments and providing referrals to specialist assistance services;
Developing case plans and providing employment case management;
Assessing and managing risk and providing crisis intervention;
Challenging the status quo and advocating for the young person.

This role will be based in Elizabeth - South Australia. This is a part-time position working 23 hours/ 3 days per week until June 2021 (with the potential to extend).

Remuneration for this role commences at $71,096 per annum + 9.50% Superannuation + salary packaging pro-rata

About you

You are approachable and easily build rapport with young people. You understand that persistence is key and you follow through on what you commit to. Your practice is client focussed, our young people are at the heart of it and you understand that they are the experts in their own lives. Above all you are passionate - this is your career - a choice you make every day!

In addition, you also possess;

Mandatory qualification at a Bachelor level of Graduate Diploma level in Allied Health, Behavioural Sciences, Social Work or similar coupled with demonstrated experience youth work in the context of case management of highly disadvantaged young people;
A solid understanding of the local labour market as well as the barriers faced by long term, unemployed young people;
Proficient skills in using technology and systems; our compliance requirements are high and your administration needs to be on par with this.

About the benefits of working at yourtown

We offer attractive employment conditions supported by an Enterprise Agreement which includes guaranteed yearly increases for 3 years, paid parental leave, and access to salary packaging arrangements of up to $15,900 via our packaging provider. We also offer monthly practice supervision with an in-house team of qualified Practice Supervisors.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you are encouraged to think outside the box, help drive change, and have a positive impact on the lives of young people, we would love to hear from you! Come find your place at yourtown.

Contact: Breanna Buyers Talent Acquisition Specialist 07 3867 1283

Closing Date: Applications will be assessed as they are received

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit: www.yourtown.com.au

Elizabeth, SA

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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