- Melbourne > CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne
- Job posted on: 28th Jun 2022
- Applications close:
Frontyard Youth Services is a specialist youth service. We have a range of multidisciplinary programs to meet the holistic needs of young people aged between 12 and 25 years who are at risk or experiencing homelessness. Our aim, and yours, is to support young people to meet their physical, emotional and social needs and to develop pathways out of homelessness.
At Frontyard, we sit within the Homelessness, & Family Services division. The division supports people experiencing, or at risk of homelessness, families at risk of poorer outcomes and progression to greater forms of disadvantage. This means we have a range of services we can call on to prevent or reduce the impacts of homelessness, and family cycles of disadvantage through our own networks, as well as a developed range of external services.
The Homelessness & Family Services division consists of five areas:
Many of the services at Frontyard work with young people across greater Melbourne and throughout Victoria.
These roles are within the Victorias only youth specific Access Point. You will be the first point of contact – so will love to engage and support young people through explaining our programs and conducting initial assessment and planning (IAP).
The role of IAP is to provide support to young people via an holistic intake process, assessment and planning. You will be able to build rapport quickly, love a fast-paced environment, be able to prioritise, whilst engaging with a vibrant cohort of diverse young people.
Your skills in communication, empathy and understanding of healing orientated framework and person-centred practice will give you the tools you need to provide better outcomes for young people in crisis. You will be an innovative thinker, love advocating for young people and have an enthusiastic approach for assertive engagement in a crisis setting.
Please refer to the position description for the full duties and key selection criteria
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A position description is attached.