- Institution: Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited
- Institution Description:
Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.
- Job Description:
The Youth Support outreach Worker, as part of the homelessness services provides direct transitional support to young people, couples and families 15- 25 years in the Wimmera who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The position provides case management support and transitional support which may include life skills training, information and advocacy and/ or assistance with accessing appropriate short, medium and long-term housing and support with training, education and employment opportunities. Support workers will provide direct support, which typically include empowering and assisting the young person to meet the goals and outcomes identified in the person’s case plan.
To be successful in this position you will have tertiary qualifications, Diploma and / or substantial years of relevant experience in a human service, welfare, youth work or social services role, experience working within homelessness sector, vulnerable young people and knowledge of the statutory requirements related to working with young people and their families
- Contact: Belinda Gilpin - Team Leader on 5362 4000 or email@example.com