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 also contributes to a weekend referral intake and assessment roster.
This role requires someone with sound case management and assertive outreach support skills and 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:
- A responsive and family friendly workplace
- Access to banked hours leave
- Attractive salary packaging options
- Regular supervision and support
- Ongoing training and development
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 is an equal opportunity employer and will actively recruit our workforce from key 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 8:00am Monday, 17 May 2021.
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Only those who apply via the Social Futures Website and that adequately address the Selection Criteria will be considered.
For further information, please contact Bruce Tucker on 0417 443 946.