This is an exciting time to join the Social Futures team in our StandBy program which we are currently expanding across NSW and QLD
StandBy Coordinators ensure the provision of high quality suicide postvention services. Social Futures is seeking Coordinators to deliver StandBy-Support across three regions, including the Far West NSW, Central Coast /Hunter/ New England and the Gold Coast to meet the need for a coordinated response to suicide in a community.
Working in partnership with StandBy National, this key role manages a small team of outreach workers and distributed casual pool in providing support services including person-centred support and community training and educational events to assist people and communities bereaved or impacted by suicide.
The Coordinator will provide direct support and well as managing a critical response team and the overall program delivery in the region. The role will require someone with experience in working with people bereaved by suicide and / or experiencing personal trauma and skills in person-centred, culturally appropriate support. In addition, they will need experience and skills in managing program requirements while supporting a small team of support workers.
- 1 x Full Time East Maitland
- 1 x Full Time Gold Coast
- 1 x Part Time (45hpf) Dubbo
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 Islander Peoples, 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, 10 May 2021.
To access a position description, address the selection criteria and apply online, please visit our website:
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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.