We have an exciting outreach opportunity for a Program Worker - Youth Access to join our team as part of our Youth Expansion Program three days per week. This expansion provides Mental Health supports to young people based in Murwillumbah.
This rewarding role entails effective engagement, screening and providing timely assessments. You will have previous experience arranging referrals to appropriate in-house services and pathways for young people to access focused health interventions.
In consultation with the Team Leader, the successful candidate will also provide brief therapeutic interventions, facilitate group work, coordinate care and follow ups for young people aged between 12-25 years. As one of the first contact points for young people accessing our service, you will need to be able to quickly build a positive rapport with a wide range of young people, their family and wider support networks.
This position will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, including general practitioners, allied health clinicians, community engagement workers and support staff. You will be able to demonstrate your previous experience working closely with local community and partnering with youth services to provide holistic and integrated care.
What Social Futures Offers:
- Generous Salary packaging options
- Staff Well-being Program and Corporate Memberships
- Part time working options
- Opportunity to bank additional days leave per year
- Access to ongoing Learning and Development
- Staff Recognition Program and Organisational Celebration Events
Social Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 46 years’ industry experience, we are a community service leader, striving to create change through our work across homelessness and housing supports, youth and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability.
Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer and will actively recruit our workforce from key communities; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQSB and people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
Social Futures is committed to prioritising the safety and well-being of children and upholds the National Child Safe Principles. Working with Children, National Police Check and COVID Vaccination are mandatory requirements for all staff.
Applications close 8:00am Wednesday, 6 July 2022.
To access a position description, address the selection criteria and apply online, please visit our website:
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Only those who apply via the Social Futures Website and that adequately address the Selection Criteria will be considered.
For further information, please contact Steve Dowker on 0438012677.