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Senior Youth Worker - Frankston & Moorabbin

TaskForce
  • Newly created senior role in Frankston
  • Experienced case manager who can support junior staff
  • Supportive and flexible working environment

Since 1973, TaskForce has provided specialist support for people in serious need in Victoria. Our core services focus on addressing social issues of addiction, unemployment, mental health and high risk-taking behaviours, supporting our clients to transition back into "mainstream" services and supports.

The people who access our services have experienced significant disadvantage or a crisis in their lives and as a result are prevented from reaching their potential.

About the position

TaskForce has an exciting new senior opportunity for a dedicated, passionate and experienced Youth Worker to join the team in Frankston. This full-time role will work closely with our Youth AOD program in bayside. The role will provide outreach support and case management services to young people experiencing issues with alcohol and other drugs. The position will also involve capacity building – providing drop in services to local youth related agencies, participating in case reviews and secondary consultations, and delivering training presentations.

This position will also provide mentoring, leadership and supervision to members of the Youth team in Bayside and additional support as required to Team Leaders and Senior Managers.

About you

You will be a proactive and engaging case manager, with specific drug and alcohol experience. You will also have the following:

  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent in Youth, Social Work or Community Welfare and a minimum of 3 years work experience in client service functions;
  • A Certificate IV in AOD;
  • Ability to mentor, lead and provide supervision to less experienced workers.

Visit our website at https://taskforce.org.au/get-involved/#employment for more information about TaskForce.

A position description is attached.

Taskforce values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria irrespective of their cultural and linguistic background, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability status, health status or religion. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. People with disability who apply can ask for reasonable adjustments at any time during the application process. Police checks will be undertaken for the selected candidate prior to any job offer being confirmed.

TASKFORCE VALUES

Client Centered • Innovation • Thought Leadership • Honesty & Integrity • Trust, Respect & Self Care

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