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StandBy support after suicide service is a community-based postvention program developed in response to an identified need for a coordinated community response to assist families, friends and associates who have been bereaved or impacted through suicide, regardless of when or where the suicide occurred. It is an integrated response service utilizing existing emergency and community support networks, resulting in bereaved people accessing the right support at the right time and place. Participation and cooperation with a wide range of agencies, essential.Consistent with the objectives of StandBy support after suicide and the vision and mission of Social Futures the StandBy Program Worker will assist and support the StandBy Coordinator to deliver service across a regional footprint, to individuals, families, workplaces and communities who have been bereaved  and impacted through suicide.In this position you will be supporting customers to access services in a timely and appropriate manner, including provision of relevant information about available & relevant services. You will have previous experience delivering high quality customer centred individual and/or family therapeutic interventions and/or case managementThe successful candidate will have:A willingness and capacity to embrace the StandBy support after suicide model of postventionRelevant qualifications {minimum Cert IV] in health promotion, human services and/or social science.Experience / understanding of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention.Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, including reliability & initiative, with demonstrated ability to consult and liaise with a range of stakeholders in various contexts.Demonstrated experience in successfully engaging with all people in a culturally competent manner.StandBy NSW is a regional program, Tweed Heads to Port Macquarie. The position is Lismore based with travel to deliver service a requirement of the role. What Social Futures Offers:A responsive and family friendly workplaceAccess to banked hours leaveAttractive salary packaging optionsRegular supervision and supportOngoing training and developmentSocial Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 40 years’ industry experience, we are a community service leader, striving to create change through our work across homelessness and housing supports, youth, health and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability. Social Futures currently serves more than 80% of regional New South Wales.Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and people with lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply. We are committed to prioritising the safety and well-being of children and upholds the National Child Safe Principles and as such a current Working with Children Check and National Police History Check are mandatory requirements for all staff.This is a re-advertised position – previous candidates need not re apply.Applications close 4:00pm Friday 23 October 2020.Click the green APPLY Button Below only if you have accessed our website: careers.socialfutures.org.au  Please note applying directly through Seek.com will result in an incomplete application, and the selection criteria not addressed which will result in your application not progressing. For further information, please contact Rose Hogan on 0417 119 298  Program Worker Australia - NSW Lismore & Far North Coast

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