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.

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.


Opportunity

  • Youth Worker
  • Part-time position at our Sandgate location
  • 54.6 hours per fortnight over a six-week roster

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

The Youth Worker is required to 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 will require a tertiary qualification in Human Services, Social Work or similar, or at least five years’ experience in a similar role, a current “C” class Queensland driver’s licence and a Working with Children Suitability positive notice (Blue Card).

Selection Criteria

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.

How to Apply

  • Applicants must complete the BYS Employment package – BYS Youth Worker
  • Email complete applications to admin@brisyouth.org
  • Applications for this position close 5:00pm 28 May 2018

The Opportunity

  • Housing Support Worker
  • 2 x Full time positions – 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 planne 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 in similar.

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

How to Apply

Applicants must use the BYS Employment package – Housing Support Worker FT Application Package

Email complete applications to admin@brisyouth.org

Applications for this position close 5:00pm 28 May 2018


The Opportunity

  • Housing Support Worker
  • Temporary part-time position (6-month contract)
  • 45.6 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 in similar.

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.

How to Apply

Applicants must use the BYS Employment package – Housing Support Worker Part-time Application Package

Email complete applications to admin@brisyouth.org

Applications for this position close 5:00pm 28 May 2018


The Opportunity

  • Youth Worker
  • Part-time position at our Windsor location
  • 54.6 hours per fortnight over a six-week roster

Are you a dynamic individual with a commitment to evidence-informed practice and responsive service?

 The Youth Worker is required to 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 will require a tertiary qualification in Human Services, Social Work or similar, or at least five years’ experience in a similar role, a current “C” class Queensland driver’s licence and a Working with Children Suitability positive notice (Blue Card).

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.

How to Apply

Applicants must use the BYS Employment package that can be viewed and downloaded from our website: Youth Worker Windsor Application Package 2018-05-25

Email complete applications to admin@brisyouth.org

Applications for this position close 5:00pm 10 June 2018