Program Worker

StandBy support after suicide service is a community-based postvention program developed in response to an identified need for a coordinated community response to assist families, friends and associates who have been bereaved or impacted through suicide, regardless of when or where the suicide occurred. It is an integrated response service utilising existing emergency and community support networks, resulting in bereaved people accessing the right support at the right time and place. Participation and cooperation with a wide range of agencies, essential.Consistent with the objectives of StandBy support after suicide and the vision and mission of Social Futures the StandBy Program Worker will assist and support the StandBy Coordinator to deliver service across a regional footprint, to individuals, families, workplaces and communities who have been bereaved  and impacted through suicide.In this position you will be supporting customers to access services in a timely and appropriate manner, including provision of relevant information about available & relevant services. You will have previous experience delivering high quality customer centred individual and/or family therapeutic interventions and/or case managementThe successful candidate will have:A willingness and capacity to embrace the StandBy support after suicide model of post-ventionRelevant qualifications (minimum Cert IV) in health promotion, human services and/or social science.Experience / understanding of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention.Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, including reliability & initiative, with demonstrated ability to consult and liaise with a range of stakeholders in various contexts.Demonstrated experience in successfully engaging with all people in a culturally competent manner.Hold current Drivers Licence 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, Monday 29th November 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 Kate McCarson on 0457 443 653.Click Here for Position Description 35 AUD Australia - NSW Tamworth & North West NSW Tamworth 2340