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. BYS 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. Please see below for current employment opportunities.

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The Opportunity

  • Young Women’s Housing Support Worker – Housing & Tenancy Team
  • Full time position until 30 June 2023
  • 76 hours per fortnight
  • Located in our Carina office

 Are you a dynamic individual with the ability to support young women to successfully transition to independent living?

The Young Women’s Housing Support Worker provides planned support to young women including BYS tenants. Young women are assisted to successfully sustain their tenancy or to transition to more appropriate accommodation. This position works collaboratively 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 will require a tertiary qualification or working towards (studying) Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences or similar; have a current Queensland driver’s license and you must hold a current Working with Children Positive Notice (blue card).

For more information on applying for a blue card, go to: https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/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, building trusting relationships with marginalised young people.
  • Demonstrated understanding of a gendered analysis of domestic and family violence involving young women and their accompanying children and an ability to support young women to understand, manage and navigate their experience of domestic and family violence.
  • 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 that can be viewed and downloaded here: BYS Young Women’s Housing Support Worker_Employment Package_2021 April

Email complete applications to Georgie Manthey – admin@brisyouth.org

Applications for this position close 5:00pm 26 April 2021

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The Opportunity

  • General Practitioner – Specialist Youth Clinic
  • Part-time position
  • 16 hours per fortnight

Are you a dynamic individual with the ability to provide a range of health services to young people?

 The Clinic General Practitioner provides primary health care services for young people visiting the BYS medical clinic. The aim is to improve young people’s access to health care information and services, address health and mental health needs to promote wellbeing, and encourage them to engage in their healthcare. This care is based on latest evidence and guidelines and meets legislative requirements.

To undertake the Clinic GP role, you will require Medically qualified and registered as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Professional Regulation Authority (AHPRA) / Medical Board of Australia, hold 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:
  • Understanding of and commitment to BYS’ vision and objectives and ability to work in alignment with the BYS Practice Framework.
  • Understanding of health issues affecting homeless and at-risk young people with particular knowledge in emotional and mental health, sexual and reproductive health, blood borne viruses, and alcohol and other drug use.
  • Ability to build rapport with vulnerable people, have an understanding of trauma-informed care and the importance of relational practice.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 an interdisciplinary team.

How to Apply

Applicants must use the BYS Employment package that can be viewed and downloaded here: BYS Clinic GP_Employment Package_2021 April

Please include copies of your qualifications

 Email complete applications to admin@brisyouth.org

Applications for this position close 5:00pm Monday 3 May 2021

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The Opportunity

  • Housing Support Worker – Housing & Tenancy Team
  • Full time position until 30 June 2023
  • 76 hours per fortnight
  • Located in our Carina office

 Are you a dynamic individual with the ability to support young people to successfully transition to independent living?

The Housing Support Worker provides crisis, brief intervention and ongoing planned support to young people including BYS tenants, enabling young people to successfully transition into independent living. This position works collaboratively with other teams within BYS, key partners and the broader community to effectively respond to issues associated with housing and homelessness. To undertake the Housing Support Worker role, you will require a tertiary qualification or working towards (studying) Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences or similar, or experience; have a current Queensland driver’s license and you must hold a current Working with Children Positive Notice (blue card).

For more information on applying for a blue card, go to: https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/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 focused crisis interventions and ongoing case managed support, building trusting relationships with marginalised young people.
  • 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 that can be viewed and downloaded here: BYS Housing Support Worker HAT_Employment Package_2021 April

Email complete applications to Georgie Manthey – admin@brisyouth.org

Applications for this position close 5:00pm 19 April 2021

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