Youth Housing Outreach Case Manager - Northern Transitional Youth Support Services

Job No: Berry2347
Location: Eaglemont, VIC

  • Eaglemont Location
  • Full time fixed term until 30th June 2019
  • Great salary packaging benefits!

 

Join Victoria's largest independent child welfare organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. We believe everyone should have a good childhood, growing up in families and communities where they feel safe, nurtured and have hope for the future.

The Transitional Youth Support Service (TYSS) is an assertive outreach program for young people aged 16-25 who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness. This role provides support to young people who are in a variety of accommodation settings to develop plans to achieve long term housing, build on strengths to support identified goals, increase independent living skills, and develop and maintain links with community and family.

We are seeking a Youth Housing Support Worker with a commitment to social justice for disadvantaged children and young people. You will be an avid team player with a broad understanding of the issues facing vulnerable young people in our community. Demonstrated experience working with young people in transitional accommodation and experience liaising with other external agencies relevant to the sector would be an advantage. To be considered for this role you must have a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Youth Work or other relevant field.

For further information, please review the position description below.

 

Queries to Lyn Fletcher, Manager Youth Housing and Leaving Care Services on (03) 9450 4700

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm Thursday 19th April 2018.

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To download the Key Selection Criteria, please click here

 

Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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