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Youth and Family Worker, Youth Support Service (YSS) - Dandenong

  • Full time (38 hrs per week) fixed term until 28th December 2018
  • Remuneration: SCHADS Level 5 (dependent on qualifications and experience) Annual Salary plus 9.5% super
  • Access to generous salary packaging options
  • 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.

The Youth Support Service (YSS) is an early intervention program within YSAS supporting young people aged 10 to 17 who have had recent contact with police and are at risk of entering the justice system. The Youth Support Service (YSS) approach adopts an outreach model and is client-centered, holistic, developmentally appropriate, family focused and culturally inclusive.

About the position

We are seeking an experienced Youth and Family worker with highly developed engagement skills to join our team located in Dandenong. 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.

Please note: some after-hours work may be required to meet the needs of young people and families.

For full details of the position, please view the POSITION DESCRIPTION.

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 Friday 15th December 2017 and should be addressed to: careers@ysas.org.au using the subject line: Youth and Family Worker, Youth Support Service (YSS) (Dandenong)  Application.

 

For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Erin Canning (Acting Manager Youth Support Service South and East Metro Region) on 9701 3688.

The successful candidate must be willing to attain a Working with Children Check & National Police check prior to commencement.

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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