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

House Manager

    • Excellent salary packaging benefits
    • 5 weeks annual leave
    • Full time position until 01/09/2022 (possibility of extension)

Are you a dynamic individual with the ability to support young people with complex needs in a residential service model?

This position is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of a 24/7 housing service for young people aged 15 – 19 years. The position provides case management support to young people Monday to Friday during business hours and coordinates a team of shift workers to provide overnight and weekend support to residents.

As we are growing, we currently have two House Manager positions available in Windsor and Carina.

To undertake the House Manager role, you will require a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences, or at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role; have a current Queensland driver’s license and hold a current Working with Children Positive Notice (blue card) prior to commencement.

 

Brisbane
Full time until 01/09/2022

Selection Criteria

  • Understanding of and commitment to BYS vision, objectives, and practice framework.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues impacting young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
  • Highly developed skills in assessment, crisis and brief intervention, and case management with young people.
  • Strong communication skills including written, verbal, and interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to form productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Sound critical thinking, problem solving and risk management skills and the demonstrated application of these in a frontline service delivery setting.
  • Ability to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate programs to achieve positive outcomes for young people.
  • Strong organisational skills including planning, prioritising, rostering, and budget management.

 

How to Apply

To apply, simply email the following to the attention of Natasha Livings: admin@brisyouth.org

  1. Responses to the Selection Criteria
  2. Your CV 

If you would like to discuss this position further, please contact Natasha Livings on 07 3620 2400.

Applications for this position close 5:00pm Monday 20 September 2021.

Youth Worker

    • Working at Sandgate House, Windsor House and Phoenix House
    • Relief Casual
    • Shift Work

Are you a dynamic individual with the ability to support young people with complex needs in a residential service model?

Casual Youth Workers are required to backfill positions that provide young people experiencing homelessness with supervision and support to maintain their transitional housing with BYS, develop social and independent living skills, and facilitate interventions that address barriers to, and improve access to long-term housing and supports to actively participate in the community.

To undertake the Youth Worker’s role, you will require a tertiary qualification or working towards (studying) in Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences, or experience in a similar role. Have a current Queensland driver’s license and you must hold a current Working with Children Positive Notice (blue card) prior to commencement.

Brisbane
Relief Casual

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 focused 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.

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How to Apply

To apply, simply email the following to the attention of Cheryl Nathanson: admin@brisyouth.org

  1. Responses to the Selection Criteria
  2. Your CV 

If you would like to discuss this position further, please contact Cheryl Nathanson on 07 3620 2400.

Applications for this position close 5:00pm Sunday 26 September 2021.

 

 

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