Quantum Support Services

Youth Justice Support Worker

Part-time, Bainsdale

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, an employee assistance program and training and development opportunities.

 

Youth Justice Support Worker

SCHADS Award Level 5, 0.4EFT (2 days per week – days flexible) 12 months – fixed term, commencing 1st July 2019 to 30th June 2020.

 

About the role:

The Youth Justice Support Worker role is to: provide engagement strategies and on-going provision of support that will achieve outcomes for Youth Justice Clients; Participate in the development and implementation of a range of strategies that assist young people to address areas of difficulty in a positive manner conducive to growth and personal development; develop partnerships, networks and to liaise effectively with relevant services and supports to create linkages and options for young people in the program.

This position is based in Bairnsdale.

About you: Are you motivated, enthusiastic with great communication skills, can you empower and encourage youth to address areas of personal difficulty and consider options for the development of personal wellbeing. To be successful in the role you will also have an appropriate tertiary qualification (Diploma or above) and extensive experience relevant to this position.

Applications close:
May 27, 2019 9:00 am

Contact (please send queries to):
Mitchell Brody, Practice Leader - Youth Services

Email: mitchell.brody@quantum.org.au

Phone: 03 5120 2000

Eligibility: Applicants 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 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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