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School Focused Youth Services Coordinator

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full time | Maximum term until 27 January 2023
  • Based at Epping

About the opportunity

The School Focused Youth Service Program supports vulnerable students who are at risk of disengaging from their education. The program aims to ensure that at-risk young people aged 10-18 years are well-supported in their communities and continue to be engaged and connected to education. As a SFYS Coordinator, you will work in partnership with schools and other community organisations to address chronic school absenteeism and prevent students from disengaging from school.

View the full position description here: PD - SFYS Coordinator.pdf

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in both position descriptions, including having relevant tertiary qualification in social work, psychology, welfare or a related discipline.

You will also have:

  • An understanding of the barriers experience by disengaged learners
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the current Victorian Education System
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, developing and managing projects/program initiatives
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships various stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

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 (outlining your suitability according to the person specification in the position description)
  • Current resume

Get in touch

Lance Davis – Team Leader, Child Youth & Family Services
T: 0417 200 821 (during business hours)

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.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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