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Alcohol & Drug Youth Consultant (ADYC) - Dandenong

  • Full time (1.0 FTE) fixed term until 30 June 2019
  • SCHCADS level 6 dependent on qualifications and experience + 9.5 % Employer superannuation, generous salary packaging available
  • Located in Dandenong

About us
Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is 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.

About the position
The ADYC program is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to provide a specialist Youth Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service to young people involved in the child protection system. The ADYC provides support and advice to staff in out of home care residential facilities; adolescent community placement and secure welfare services through specialist secondary consultation to Child Protection case planning processes; AOD education; appropriate AOD assessment, referral and linkages. Servicing the Southern Metropolitan Region, the Alcohol & Drug Youth Consultant will be based in Dandenong and be a member of the multi-disciplinary YSAS Southern team. 

For full details of the position, please view the POSITION DESCRIPTION on our website

How to apply for this job
To support your application you must provide a covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria found in the position description and a current Resume.

Applications close: COB Tuesday, 3 July 2018 and should be addressed to: using the subject line: Alcohol & Drug Youth Consultant (ADYC) – Dandenong application.

For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Jess Macauley, Acting Manager Community Services, on 03 9701 3488.

Please note: As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National Criminal History check and have a current Working With Children Check.

Please note:  We can only accept applications from Australian citizens and permanent residents.

  • YSAS is an equal opportunity employer.
  •  YSAS has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation.

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.

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