Quantum Support Services

Youth Homeless Outreach Worker

Full-time, Morwell

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.

 

Youth Homeless Outreach Worker – 2 positions

SCHADS Award Level 5.

  • 1 x Full time ongoing;
  • 1 x 0.6EFT (22.8hours week) for a fixed term for 12 months.

About the role

This role is exciting and challenging, but the rewards are great! You will have the opportunity to support Young People who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness with intensive support. This support is to be delivered within a case management framework involving an assertive outreach approach.

About you

You will be a part of the Young People’s care, supervising and guiding them through activities in daily living and addressing their homelessness. You will be supporting their individual needs and providing skills in creating a safe living environment. You will also be part of developing, implementing and monitoring their individual plans. This includes the maintenance of case notes and reports. You will also provide specific interventions and services in relation to living skills, education and training, and access to the private rental market (including intensive case management).

Applications close:
September 20, 2019 9:00 am

Contact (please send queries to):
Jayme Metcalfe, Practice Leader - Youth Homelessness Support

Email: jayme.metcalfe@quantum.org.au

Phone: 03 5120 2000

Eligibility: To submit your application for these positions please email to employment@quantum.org.au

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 these positions 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 ten years; and a Working with Children Check and hold a current Victorian drivers licence. If you have worked overseas for more than 12 months in the past 10 years, an international police check will be required.
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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