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StandBy is Australia's leading suicide postvention program, dedicated to assisting people and communities bereaved or impacted by suicide. The StandBy program is focused on supporting anyone who has been bereaved or impacted by suicide at ant stage in their lives and is a coordinated community response to assist individuals, families, friends, witnesses, first responders and service providers.It is an integrated response service utilising existing emergency and community support networks, resulting in bereaved people accessing the right support at the right time and place. Working with and communicating  with a wide range of agencies is essential.Consistent with the objectives of StandBy support after suicide and the vision and mission of Social Futures, the StandBy Program Worker will assist and support the StandBy Coordinator to deliver service across the North Coast region, to individuals, families, workplaces and communities who have been bereaved and impacted through suicide.In this position, you will be supporting people to access services in a timely and appropriate manner, including provision of relevant information about available and relevant services. You will have previous experience delivering high quality customer centred individual and/or family therapeutic interventions and/or case managementThe successful candidate will have:A willingness and capacity to embrace the StandBy support after suicide model of postventionRelevant qualifications {minimum Cert IV] in health promotion, human services and/or social scienceExperience / understanding of suicide prevention, intervention and postventionHighly developed communication and interpersonal skills, including reliability and initiative, with demonstrated ability to consult and liaise with a range of stakeholders in various contextsDemonstrated experience in successfully engaging with all people in a culturally competent mannerA willingness to travel on a semi-regular basisThe StandBy North Coast program covers a region from Tweed Heads to Port Macquarie. The position is Grafton  based with access to a company pool car to deliver services across the region. Travel to deliver service a requirement of the role. What Social Futures Offers:Staff Well-being Program and Corporate Memberships Flexible Working optionsAccess to Learning and Development Career Opportunities for advancementStaff Recognition Program and Organisational Celebration EventsSocial 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 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, 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 8am Monday 22nd August 2022To access a position description, address the selection criteria and apply online, please visit our website:https://socialfutures.org.au/work-with-us/Or click the "APPLY" button below if you have followed the online application link.DO NOT APPLY VIA SEEK  Only those who apply via the Social Futures Website and that adequately address the Selection Criteria will be considered.For further information, please contact Melissa Wiseman on 0477 219 186Click here for Position Description Australia - NSW Coffs Harbour & North Coast

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