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Youth Worker - Forest Lake

The Salvation Army

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We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

ABOUT US

The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Salvation Army Youth Services offer an integrated suite of programs engaging with young people across Australia. Our services create intentional avenues for young people to explore opportunities, build support networks, and access, participate and contribute to their communities. Youth services provide a diverse range of programs which include housing and homelessness, driver training, education, employment and training, AOD support, social and community activities, specialist therapeutic responses and youth justice programs.

THE ROLE

We are seeking a values driven and proactive Youth Worker to provide Youth Support and Advocacy Services to vulnerable young people who are at risk or have disengaged from family, education and training pathways and /or who could be homelessness, or have a tenancy related issues. You will provide one on one and group training in Social and Emotional areas including anger awareness, tenancy skills, resilience in various locations

This is a part time position, 3 days a week located at Forest Lake and surrounding suburbs.

Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, level 4.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • As a registered not for profit organisation in addition to your remuneration you will enjoy generous tax-free salary packaging benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family members
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • At least 2 years experience delivering training to youth people
  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote and support the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • QLD Child Protection reporting processes
  • Case management experience

QUALIFICATIONS AND MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

  • QLD Drivers License
  • Diploma in Community Services /Equivalent or 3 years of industry experience
  • Working with Children (QLD Blue Card)
  • Cert IV in training and assessment or equivalent industry experience in training

TSA Social Mission embraces diversity and encourages applications from:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,
  • People who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex
  • People with a culturally or linguistically diverse background

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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