Applications close:
January 27, 2020 9:00 am
Contact (please send queries to):

Mitchell Burney, Stream Manager - Children and Youth Services

cheryl.fulton@quantum.org.au03 5120 2000
Youth Justice Community Support Service Worker
1EFT (38hrs week), fixed term to 30th June 2020 – SCHADS Award Level 5, located in Morwell
Quantum Support Services:

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.

About the role:

The Youth Justice Community Support Service Support Worker role is to: provide engagement strategies and 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 with the aim of reducing re-offending. You will develop partnerships, networks and liaise effectively with relevant services and supports to create linkages and options for young people in the program.

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.

For further information in relation to this position, Mitchell Burney on 5120 2000

To obtain a copy of the relevant position description and to submit your application please send an email to cheryl.fulton@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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