Would you like to help create new futures for young people?

Join Brisbane Youth Service today to make a difference in the lives of Brisbane’s vulnerable young people and their families.

We value our people and the contribution they make to the community and the lives of the young people we support. That’s why we have invested in our Employee Value Proposition, to make our employees’ experience a memorable

The Opportunity

  • Safe Relationships Worker
  • Full-time position until 30 June 2020
  • 76 hours per fortnight

Are you a dynamic individual with the ability to support young people and their families?

This position provides specialist support and interventions for young people experiencing family and/or intimate partner violence. The role aims to reduce the impacts of violence, improve the safety and wellbeing of young people (and their children) through individual and group support around healthy intimate and/or family relationships. The Safe Relationships Worker will assist BYS service delivery staff and teams to build their knowledge and skills to respond effectively to young people experiencing violence.

To undertake the Safe Relationships Worker’s role, you will require a tertiary qualification in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work or similar. Have a current Queensland driver’s license and hold a current Working with Children Positive Notice (Blue Card) or a willingness to obtain one.

To be successful in your application you will need to provide written responses to the following selection criteria:

  • An understanding of, and commitment to BYS’s vision, values and objectives and demonstrated experience working within a client-focussed, strengths-based and trauma informed practice framework.
  • Demonstrated experience working holistically with vulnerable young people with complex needs.
  • Highly developed skills using evidence-based DV interventions to achieve positive outcomes with young people.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills including strong interpersonal and written skills, and the ability to advocate effectively on behalf of others.
  • Demonstrated experience developing networks and collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including government and community service providers.
  • Ability to provide support and guidance to other BYS staff in relation to family and intimate partner violence prevention, management and support.

How to Apply

Applicants must use the BYS Employment package that can be viewed and downloaded here: Safe Relationships Worker_Application Documents_2019

Email complete applications to Neti Read – admin@brisyouth.org

Applications for this position close 5:00pm 8 February 2019

 The Opportunity

  • Registered Nurse, Level 4 (remuneration negotiable based on experience)
  • Temporary Part -time position until 31/12/2020
  • 60 hours per fortnight

BYS’ Medical Clinic was established in 1991 and is now conveniently located at BYS’ Fortitude Valley Hub. It is a free service providing a range of responsive health services and health education to young people and their children in a clinic setting.

We aim to promote health and wellness while providing information so our clients are empowered to make their own informed choices.

We have a position available for an experienced nurse with General Practice experience who is able to work independently and in close collaboration with sessional GPs and youth worker colleagues.

Duties will include:

  • Vaccinations
  • Cold Chain Management
  • Dressings and Wound Care Management
  • Triage of patients
  • Assisting GPs in the clinic room
  • Assisting with excisions
  • Sterilising and Practice Infection Control
  • Practice recalls and reminders
  • Referral and advocacy to other health and community services
  • Collecting accurate client data and contributing to monitoring and evaluation of the program
  • Clinic stock management and equipment maintenance

Selection Criteria

To be successful in your application you will need to provide written responses to the following selection criteria:

  • An understanding and commitment to BYS’ values, vision, and goals
  • High level understanding of health issues affecting homeless and at risk young people and their children, in particular knowledge in emotional and mental health, sexual and reproductive health, HIV and Hepatitis C, oral health and substance use
  • A demonstrated ability to implement crisis interventions and approaches aligned with BYS’ practice framework, including a commitment to harm reduction, health promotion, and social justice principles
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Gillick Competence
  • Phlebotomy experience necessary; PAP smear provider preferred
  • Minimum two years of practice management experience

How to Apply

Applicants must use the BYS Employment package that can be viewed and downloaded from our website here:Registered Nurse_Application Documents_2019

Email completed applications to admin@brisyouth.org

Applications for this position close 4 February 2019 at 5.00 pm