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Community Connector - Horsham

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part-time (0.50 FTE), Permanent position
  • Based in Horsham, Flexible working arrangements, Great team

About the opportunity

The Better Futures Community Connector will identify pathways, resources and relationships within the community that can support young people to realise their aspirations, develop their strengths and achieve their goals. This role will be key in creating links between young people leaving care and their communities.

The Community Connector will support Development Coaches from all Better Futures providers (Uniting Wimmera, Ballarat Group Training and Goolum Goolum) as a secondary consult to create and foster community connections. This role will involve networking, building relationships, collaborating, and educating Wimmera South-West service providers and the greater community.

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About you

To be successful in your application, you will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Welfare Work or Social Sciences, or less formal qualifications with significant industry experience, are desirable but not essential.
  • Experience in working with young people with an Out of Home Care experience, working effectively in a care team situation and the ability to manage complex relationships and interactions.
  • Experience supporting young people to grow and develop.
  • Experience in working with traumatised young people.
  • Experience in facilitating and leading group work with young people.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description).
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Get in touch

For more information or questions regarding the role, please contact Belinda Elliott Team Leader on 0466 934 401 or belinda.elliott@vt.uniting.org using the subject line: Community Connector - Horsham enquiry via EthicalJobs.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

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