The Program Worker works as part of a small team within the Care Connect Suicide Aftercare Program across Kempsey and Bellingen LGA’s. This role provides short-term psychological intervention and support to people at risk of suicide or self-harm with support provided in a range of settings including outreach. The role is 9 days a fortnight with every 2nd Friday off. The role also has a rotating on call weekend roster to accept referrals
The Program Worker will walk alongside people in the program, providing therapeutic supports and connecting them to services and support. The role is diverse and extremely rewarding and would suit an experienced case worker who is has a good knowledge of referral services within the region. Knowledge of recovery-orientated support and trauma-informed care in suicide prevention would be an advantage. Experience in undertaking community engagement with diverse communities and creation of referral pathways and community education responses would also be beneficial.
What Social Futures Offers:
- Generous Salary packaging options
- Staff Well-being Program and Corporate Memberships
- Flexible working options available for discussion
- Opportunity to bank additional days leave per year
- Access to ongoing Learning and Development
- Staff Recognition Program and Organisational Celebration Events
Social Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 46 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 is an equal opportunity employer and will actively recruit our workforce from key communities; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQSB 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, National Police Check and COVID Vaccination are mandatory requirements for all staff.
Applications close 12:00pm Thursday, 7 July 2022.
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For further information, please contact Leigh Chad on 0438489758.