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Youth Worker-North/West region

Concern Australia -
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Youth Worker

12-month contract, full time

North/West region

An exciting opportunity exists for enthusiastic and experienced youth workers to work in a split role within two highly regard Concern Australia programs.

We are seeking experienced youth workers to deliver high quality support services to young people. You will connect, coach and support our young people to live in community.

The Position:

Youth workers provide support and assertive outreach to young people. Our Inside Out program supports those who live in Lead Tenant properties, supported by Live-in Mentors. Our Hand Brake Turn program provides pre-vocational education to our young people. The role will focus on building positive relationships with young people whilst working toward individual case plan/leaving care plan goals.  Duties include:

·       Connect by building trust and strong relationships with young people

·       Advocating on behalf of young people

·       Coach by providing support for young people to develop life and living skills

·       Helping young people build independence

·       Assisting young people to use their time meaningfully

·       Display an ongoing commitment to the development of collaborative relationships

·       Promote connections to education providers, housing providers, employment services, health and wellbeing opportunities and other community links to support young people

·       Support and plan for sustainable exit pathways for young people post 18 years of age

·       Attractive Salary packaging options available.

About Us:

Concern Australia is a vibrant welfare and mission organisation with an exciting vision for service, action and advocacy that is rooted in a Christian faith. For over 25 years Concern Australia has provided support and advocacy for some of the most disadvantaged and marginalised individuals and groups within the community. 

Concern Australia is a child safe organisation, which promotes the safety, participation and empowerment of children and young people. Concern Australia is an equal employment opportunity employer who is committed to employing a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications for people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander along with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Join an organisation that is making a difference!

Please find the Position Description here.


Applicants must address the key selection criteria in the position description.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

·       Proof of your eligibility to work in Australia. (Australian birth certificate, Australian passport, Australian citizenship or a working visa)

·       Information establishing your identity through a Proof of Identity check

·       Consent to a National Police Check or International police check

·       Proof of relevant mandatory qualifications gained

·       Details of referees able to validate information on your skills, knowledge, capabilities, conduct and behaviour

·       Employee Working With Children Check

Please apply in writing addressing the Key Selection Criteria and nominating three professional referees using the subject line: Youth Worker - NW. Written applications are to be emailed to:

Send your Resume and a covering application letter, addressing the key 

selection criteria.

Applications close on 31st July 2018. However, interviews will be arranged with suitable applicants as these are received.

For further discussion, please contact:

Georgette Wardan

General Manager Business Operations

Phone: 03 9470 2972  

The Listing
Area: Braybrook, VIC
Status: Full Time
Date: Respond by 31 Jul
Georgette Wardan
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