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Youth AOD Outreach Worker with African Young People

  • 6 month contract - full time fixed term to 30th July 2018
  • SCHCADS level 5 dependant on qualifications and experience + 9.5 % Employer superannuation.  Very generous salary packaging available.
  • Located in Sunshine

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.

About the position
Provision of culturally sensitive crisis intervention, assessment, case management and ongoing support to minimise the harms of drug use to young people from African backgrounds within the inner western metropolitan region of Melbourne.

Key responsibilities include Direct Case Management and Counselling Service Activities, Referral Networks and Pathways, Administration and Program Development and Evaluation

For full details of the position, please view the POSITION DESCRIPTION on our website www.ysas.org.au

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, 15 December 2017 and should be addressed to: careers@ysas.org.au using the subject line: Youth AOD Assertive Outreach Worker with African Young People application.

Further Enquiries
For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Clare Barrett (Manager Community Programs) on 0417 053 032.

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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