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Youth Support Outreach Worker - Horsham

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Ongoing | Full-time, based in Horsham

About the opportunity

The Youth Support Outreach Worker, as part of the homelessness services provides direct transitional support to young people, couples and families 15- 25 years in the Wimmera who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. This position provides case management support and transitional support which may include life skills training, information and advocacy and/ or assistance with accessing appropriate short, medium and long-term housing and support with training, education and employment opportunities.  Support workers will provide direct support, which typically include empowering and assisting the young person to meet the goals and outcomes identified in the person’s case plan.

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About you

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications, Diploma and / or substantial years of relevant experience in a human service, welfare, youth work or social services role.
  • Prior experience in working within homelessness sector and with vulnerable young people.
  • Knowledge of the statutory requirements related to working with young people and their families

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today by submitting the below as a 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 regarding the role, please contact Kate Waterworth - Team Leader on 0434 604 752

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 Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

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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