Program Worker – Youth

Social Futures is searching for a motivated and skilled person to join our Youth Team as a Program Worker in our Connecting Home Youth Program. This exciting opportunity will see you working with young people (aged 16-24) who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. You will be joining a passionate and innovative team where no two days will be the same. Your previous experience in a similar position will see you providing high quality, customer centric assistance, with a perfect mix of case management and phone based intake support. To be successful in this position you will be able to demonstrate your ability to work collaboratively within a trauma informed approach in your engagement with young people and their families. Your skills in working with young people and their families will assist in offering ideas around working with family conflict and challenging behaviors to assist in providing safety and stability within the family home.  If you feel you have these skills and a passion for supporting young people and their families we would love to hear from you.What Social Futures Offers:Generous Salary Packaging optionsStaff Well-being Program and Corporate Memberships Flexible Working optionsAccess to Learning and Development (including Study Leave)Career Opportunities for advancementStaff Recognition Program and Organisational Celebration EventsSocial Futures is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. With more than 45 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 currently serves more than 80% of regional New South Wales.Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer. Social Futures will actively recruit our workforce from targeted 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 8am, Friday 17th December 2021To access a position description, address the selection criteria and apply online, please visit our website: click the "APPLY" button below if you have followed the online application link.DO NOT APPLY VIA SEEK Only those who apply via the Social Futures Website and that adequately address the Selection Criteria will be considered.For further information, please contact Lisa Hopwood on 0400 680 300.Click Here for the Position Description 35 AUD Australia - NSW Lismore & Far North Coast Lismore 2480