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Manager - Youth Services - Nhulunbuy

Anglicare NT
  • Nhulunbuy - Full-time - Permanent

About Us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

Anglicare NT offers great benefits, including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths-based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

Our motto of Hope, Kindness, Respect, Fairness and Integrity articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Territorians.

About the Position

You will mentor and supervise staff working in the ReConnect Service and #U-Turn Service to ensure the delivered services are culturally appropriate, trauma-informed and strengthen based. You will work to strengthen allocated services and undertake service improvement projects using evidence-based interventions, innovation and good practice principles while ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, standards, contracts and legislation.

You will support ReConnect staff to work directly with young people and their families to develop and implement their case plan, which builds on support networks, strengthens connections to family and community, encourages positive decision making and ability to self-manage and promotes safety and wellbeing.

In addition, you will ensure #U-Turn staff meet statutory youth justice requirements by supporting young people to engage in restorative justice processes, community giving programs and developing life skills to pathway into education, training and/or employment through the provision of support plans, family support, information, advocacy and group work.

This position requires well-developed collaboration and networking skills to ensure all services meet the young person’s needs, builds capacity of the target group and regional service system and raises community awareness about the nature, extent and appropriate responses to young people involved with the youth justice system.

To be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor's degree in youth, community or human services and a minimum two (2) years management and direct experience working with high risk / vulnerable young people and families in community-based environments is desirable.
  • Knowledge of the youth justice, child protection system and local youth, family services.
  • Experience in assertive outreach strategies and ability to effectively engage with young people with challenging and/or trauma-related behaviours through the delivery of individual support and group work
  • Demonstrated ability to manage crisis situations, prioritise and make good decisions under pressure

You will uphold the values of Anglicare NT and provide quality services within the scope of the position and associated delegations.

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to address the key selection criteria on the online application on the Anglicare NT website.

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Simone Pettiford on 08 8939 3400.

Applications will be assessed upon receipt.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory driver's licence.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

To view our other available vacancies, please visit our careers website at https://www.anglicare-nt.org.au/careers/

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