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Please note this position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not apply. Due to an internal promotion we have an exciting opportunity in Tweed Heads for an Assertive Outreach Program Worker to work within our homelessness service, Connecting Home.The Connecting Home program assists those experiencing homelessness, or at risk thereof to identify and access sustainable housing outcomes, as well as appropriate supports, education and employment opportunities. Specifically, this role will work within our Assertive Outreach team, assisting rough-sleeper clients, to amongst other things transition into and sustain housing outcomes.To be successful, you will work collaboratively with key stakeholders, service providers and participants to empower them and develop their capacity and resources for positive change.As a Program Worker, you will:Promote client-centered practice consistent with the Social Futures Practice Framework;Provide high quality interventions and/or case management;Support participants with complex and unmet needs to access services;Complete needs and risk assessments to ensure quality service responses.If you have relevant qualifications, skills and experience working in the homelessness sector; are a passionate individual dedicated to making positive change in their community, this is the role for you.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 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. Social Futures will actively recruit our workforce from targeted communities; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+ and people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.Social Futures is committed to prioritising the safety and well-being of children and upholds the National Child Safe Principles. Working with Children and National Police Check clearances are mandatory requirements for all staff.Applications close 4:00pm Thursday 22 July 2021.Interviews will be scheduled for week commencing Monday 26th July 2021. 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 Karen Ford 0407 396 459.Click Here for Position Description
Australia - NSW
Lismore & Far North Coast
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