Quantum Support Services

Specialist Adolescent Support Worker

Part-time, Sale or Bairnsdale

Quantum Support Services strives to positively improve lives within the Gippsland Community. Our aim is to improve lives by empowering people, particularly the vulnerable, to reach their full potential. At Quantum you’ll be joining a team of dedicated, likeminded people who want to prevent homelessness, ensure women and children are safe from violence and that children and youth have security and a place to call home. We are committed to building a workplace and community that encourages, supports, and values diversity.

 

Quantum Support Services has a strong values based culture and offers its employees many benefits including salary packaging, annual salary indexation, employee assistance program and training and development opportunities.

Specialist Adolescent Support WorkerThis position is to work across Wellington & East Gippsland (Sale or Bairnsdale).

SCHADS Award Level 5. Part-time 0.6EFT (45.6Hours F/N) ongoing.

About the role: The Specialist Adolescent Support Worker is to provide flexible service delivery to adolescents and their parents/caregivers who are at risk of family breakdown, homelessness, physical, emotional or psychological harm or require ongoing support to maintain education and positive family structure. Utilise early intervention strategies and case management frameworks in order to prevent child protection involvement and to assist adolescent’s to gain stability in relation to their personal circumstances.

 

About you: Do you have; extensive capabilities working in the in youth and community service sector in particular with adolescents and families? The ability to communicate with  and have good  interpersonal skills which can be appropriately used when working with clients, families, colleagues, Government Departments and community organisations? Demonstrated experience and knowledge of case management framework and practices and the capacity to deliver culturally sensitive practices?

 

For further information in relation to this position, contact Mitchell Burney on (03) 5120 2000

Applications close:
October 21, 2019 9:00 am

Contact (please send queries to):
Mitchell Burney, Stream Manager Children & Youth Services

Email: mitchell.burney@quantum.com.au

Phone: 03 5120 2000

Eligibility: To submit your application for these positions please email to employment@quantum.org.au by 9am Monday 21st October 2019.

Applicants applying must state the Position Title in a covering letter, address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description, include a current resume and list three professional referees. To be eligible for appointment to this position you must undergo a satisfactory National Police Records Check and an international criminal history check if you have resided continuously in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the last 10 years; and a Working with Children Check and hold a current Victorian drivers licence.
Applications from Aboriginal people, people from a culturally diverse background, and people with a lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply. Quantum is committed to ensuring we are a child safe organisation.

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