- Part time 0.8 FTE (30.4 hours per week), fixed term position to 31 August 2019
- SCHCADS level 6 dependent on qualifications and experience + 9.5 % Employer superannuation
- Located in Box Hill
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 Eastern Metropolitan Region, the Alcohol & Drug Youth Consultant will be based in Box Hill and be a member of the multi‑disciplinary YSAS Eastern team.
For full details of the position, please view the POSITION DESCRIPTION on our website www.ysas.org.au.
How to apply
To support your application you must provide a covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria found in the position description and a current Resume (in Word or PDF format only). Applications received without addressing the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.
Applications close: COB, Wednesday 22 August 2018 should be addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Alcohol & Drug Youth Consultant (ADYC) – Box Hill.
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.
For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Rod Donald (Manager Community Programs) on 03 9890 7855.
- 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.