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Youth and Family Caseworker – HYAP

Social 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 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 WalesWe welcome applicants from all walks of life to our diverse and inclusive workplacePurpose of the PositionHYAP provides case management, mediation and practical support working with young people (aged 12- under 16) who are homeless or potentially homeless, and their families.Key objectives of HYAP include supporting children and young people under 16 years old to:Rebuild family, kin and cultural connections, and work towards family reconciliation where appropriateSuccessfully transition to independenceEngage with education, training and/or employmentAccess mainstream health, mental health and wellbeing servicesEngage with the broader community to support their successful transition into independenceThis position requires well developed skills and knowledge of relevant interventions which may assist vulnerable Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal families and young people and people from diverse cultures and communities.Service provision includes outreach to smaller town centres within the catchment and some on call requirements.  Applications close 4pm Tuesday 25th June, 2019To access a position description, address the selection criteria and apply, please visit our website:www.socialfutures.org.au/employmentOr click APPLY below if you have followed the online application link:https://careers.socialfutures.org.au/job-details/query/7656536Please note: applying directly through Seek.com will result in an incomplete application, not addressing the selection criteria.For further information, please contact either: Steve Dowker - 0438 012 677 Position Description Australia - NSW Lismore & Far North Coast

Youth and Family Caseworker - HYAP

  • Part Time - 60 hours per fortnight
  • SCHCADS Level 5
  • Location: Lismore NSW

Social 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 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

We welcome applicants from all walks of life to our diverse and inclusive workplace

Purpose of the Position

HYAP provides case management, mediation and practical support working with young people (aged 12- under 16) who are homeless or potentially homeless, and their families.

Key objectives of HYAP include supporting children and young people under 16 years old to:

  • Rebuild family, kin and cultural connections, and work towards family reconciliation where appropriate
  • Successfully transition to independence
  • Engage with education, training and/or employment
  • Access mainstream health, mental health and wellbeing services
  • Engage with the broader community to support their successful transition into independence

This position requires well developed skills and knowledge of relevant interventions which may assist vulnerable Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal families and young people and people from diverse cultures and communities.

Service provision includes outreach to smaller town centres within the catchment and some on call requirements.  

Applications close 4pm Tuesday 25th June, 2019

To access a position description, address the selection criteria and apply, please visit our website:

www.socialfutures.org.au/employment

Or click APPLY below if you have followed the online application link:

https://careers.socialfutures.org.au/job-details/query/7656536

Please note: applying directly through Seek.com will result in an incomplete application, not addressing the selection criteria.

For further information, please contact either: Steve Dowker - 0438 012 677