Applications close:
October 26, 2020 9:00 am
Contact (please send queries to):

Cheryl Barnes, Stream Manager - Homelessness & Support Services

employment@quantum.org.au03 5120 2000
Youth Homelessness Outreach Worker
(.7EFT Fixed Term) SCHADS Award Level 5.1, located in Morwell
Quantum Support Services:

Quantum Support Services strives to positively improve lives within the Gippsland community. Quantum promotes a working environment that values diversity and inclusion and celebrates people of all backgrounds, abilities, sexuality and cultures. There are exciting job opportunities for dedicated and likeminded people to join our organisation.

Quantum Support Services offers its employees many benefits including salary packaging, annual salary indexation, employee assistance program and training and development opportunities.

About the role:

To directly provide young people who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, with intensive support. This support is delivered within a case management framework involving an assertive outreach approach.  You will be responsible for a caseload of clients and will provide intensive transitional support to young people referred to the Youth Homelessness Service.  You will assist clients to identify goals and work with them to achieve independent living.  To provide a service which facilitates assertive outreach, assist client engagement and provide clients with information and referral to a broad range of community resources.

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 creating a safe living environment. You will also be part of developing, implementing and monitoring their individual plans. This includes the maintenance of progress notes and reports. You will also provide specific interventions and services in relation to living skills, education and training, and access to the private market (including intensive case management).

To submit your application please send an email to employment@quantum.org.au

To apply please ensure you include in your application a cover letter stating the position title,  your key selection criteria (as outlined in the position description), current resume and 3 referee’s.

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.

Requirements:

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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