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.

Brisbane Youth Service is a medium-sized incorporated association providing holistic responses to vulnerable young people (aged 12 – 25 years) and young families who are experiencing homelessness or are at-risk of becoming homeless.

We know diversity makes a positive difference, and we encourage people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds with relevant experience to apply.

BYS promotes work-life balance and provides a supportive team environment and additional benefits such as salary packaging arrangements and a generous five weeks annual leave per year.


The Opportunity

  • General Practitioner – Specialist Youth Clinic
  • Temporary part-time position to June 30, 2020
  • 8 hours per fortnight

Are you a dynamic individual with a commitment to supporting homeless and at-risk youth experiencing multiple vulnerabilities?

This position provides clinical primary health care services to young people and their children visiting the BYS medical clinic. The aim is to improve young people’s access to health care information and services, address health needs and promote wellbeing, and encourage them to take responsibility for their health. This care is based on latest evidence and guidelines and meets legislative requirements.

To undertake the role as Clinic GP you will be Medically qualified and registered as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Professional Regulation Authority (AHPRA) / Medical Board of Australia. Have Vocational registration with the College of GPs and have current medical indemnity insurance.

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.
  • Understanding of health issues affecting homeless and at risk young people with particular knowledge in emotional and mental health, sexual and reproductive health, antenatal care, blood borne viruses, oral health and alcohol and other drug use.
  • Ability to build rapport with vulnerable people, including those who are homeless, have emotional and mental health concerns, and alcohol and other drug concerns.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and use sound professional judgement in clinical matters.
  • Ability to advocate on behalf of young people and to develop working partnerships with other relevant agencies.
  • Understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health needs and culturally appropriate practices.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively as a member of a team.

How to Apply

Applicants must use the BYS Employment package that can be viewed and downloaded here: BYS_Application Package_General Practitioner_2018

Email complete applications to admin@brisyouth.org

Applications for this position close 5:00pm 20 August 2018


 The Opportunity

  • Housing Support Worker
  • Full-time position – contract until 30 June 2019
  • 76 hours per fortnight

 Are you a dynamic individual with the ability to provide planned support to young people to assist to maintain tenancy or transition to more appropriate accommodation?

The Housing Support Worker provides planned support to young people including BYS tenants. Young people are assisted to successfully sustain their tenancy or transition to more appropriate accommodation. This position works from both our Carina and Windsor office locations. You will also collaborate with other teams within BYS and the broader community to effectively respond to issues associated with homelessness.

To undertake the Housing Support Worker role, you require a tertiary qualification in Youth Work, Human Services, Social Work or similar or experience. A current Queensland driver’s license and hold a current Working with Children Positive Notice (Blue Card) or the ability 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 and objectives and the demonstrated experience working within a strengths-based and trauma informed practice framework.
  • Demonstrated experience working holistically with vulnerable young people, using brief solution focussed crisis interventions and ongoing case managed support, and experience supporting young people to transition to independence.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a community housing provider in accordance with the National Regulatory System of Community Housing (NRSCH).
  • Strong organisational and planning skills and the ability to work independently and contribute positively within a team.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills, including strong interpersonal skills and writing skills and the ability to advocate on behalf of others.
  • Demonstrated experience developing networks and collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including government and community service providers.

Applicants must use the BYS Employment package that can be viewed here: BYS_Application Package_Housing Support Worker_Aug 18

Email complete applications to admin@brisyouth.org

Applications for this position close 5:00pm 22 August 2018


The Opportunity

  • Strategic Partnerships Coordinator
  • Full-time position – 2-year contract until 2020
  • 76 hours per fortnight

Are you a dynamic individual with the ability to build and grow strategic partnerships across a range of community segments and stakeholder groups?

The purpose of this position is to develop, foster and grow strategic relationships with corporate and philanthropic partners, donors and sponsors to support Brisbane Youth Service’s growth and sustainability.

To undertake the Strategic Partnership’s role, you will require A minimum of an undergraduate tertiary qualification in Business Management, Philanthropy, Public Relations or demonstrated substantial experience in similar fields. 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:

  • Strong communication skills, including effective and persuasive verbal and written communication with the ability to influence stakeholders and build rapport.
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging with a broad section of the community to build a philanthropic investment platform that supports sustainability and growth.
  • Demonstrated success in effective donor identification, engagement, support and retention.
  • Demonstrated skills in managing Database software used in partnership management.
  • A demonstrated ability to leverage volunteer involvement for partner engagement.

How to Apply

Applicants must use the BYS Employment package that can be viewed here: BYS Application Package_Strategic Partnerships Coordinator

Email complete applications to admin@brisyouth.org

Applications for this position close 5:00pm 27 August 2018


The Opportunity

  • Youth Worker
  • Casual position
  • Relief shift work

Are you a dynamic individual with the ability to provide planned support to young people to assist to maintain tenancy or transition to more appropriate accommodation?

Casual Youth Workers are required to backfill positions that provide young people with safe and appropriate accommodation, case management, support, advocacy, and information to assist young people to make informed choices about their lives.

To undertake the Youth Worker role, you require a tertiary qualification in Youth Work, Human Services, Social Work or similar or experience. A current “C” class Queensland driver’s license and hold a current Working with Children Positive Notice (Blue Card) or the ability 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 and objectives and the demonstrated experience working within a strengths-based and trauma informed practice framework.
  • Demonstrated experience working holistically with vulnerable young people, using brief solution focussed crisis interventions and ongoing case managed support, and experience building trusting relationships with marginalised young people.
  • Strong communication skills, including oral and written skills, writing report and case files, collaborating with community services, and the ability to liaise effectively with young people and advocate on their behalf.
  • Strong planning, task management and organisational skills and the ability to work independently in a supported accommodation setting.
  • The ability to contribute positively within a team to deliver a high-quality service and outcomes for young people.

Applicants must use the BYS Employment package that can be viewed here:BYS Application Package_Casual Youth Worker_Aug 2018

Email complete applications to admin@brisyouth.org

Applications for this position close 5:00pm 31 August 2018