Assessment and Service Connect Worker

Employer: YFS Ltd

Region: Logan

Closing Date: 26 June 2019

Job Description:

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Why join us

· Join Logan’s leading community services organisation that’s been backing vulnerable people for 35 years.

· Be part of a team that is innovative in supporting families coming into contact with the Child Protection system to keep their children safe.

· Work in an authentic collaboration between Child Safety and the non-government sector to create real change for families. Benefit from professional development, a supportive work environment and a monthly accrued day off.

· Take on an exciting full-time opportunity.


About the job

Role location: Slacks Creek
Role type: Permanent full-time
Pay range: $82,169 to $84,306 a year based on experience, with salary sacrificing available

We are looking for a qualified Domestic Violence or Nursing professional, Psychologist, Social Worker or Paediatric Occupational Therapist looking for an exciting new challenge. The successful applicant will be interested in working as part of a dynamic team to create solutions for families at the critical point of intersection with the statutory child protection system. The Assessment Service and Connect (ASC) team is not a case management service. ASC is a time-limited intervention that aims to set up families for success. In this job, you’ll assist Child Safety in determining if a child is in need of protection and provide children and families with the right service, at the right time, in the right place, to increase safety, improve family functioning and decrease the likelihood of children further entering or re-entering the child protection system.

You will:

§ Be able to quickly build connection with parents and children in crisis

§ Have experience in making accurate family & individual assessments

§ Be willing to work flexibly across office sites and outreach into homes

§ Contribute to a high-performance team culture

§ Be able to quickly acquire knowledge of Child Safety legislation and practice


About you

Aside from meeting the key capabilities outlined in the related position description available from, ideally you will bring the following: a client focus, resilience, flexibility, inclusiveness, a collaborative spirit, creativity, innovation and cultural awareness.


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Send us your resume and a one-page covering letter outlining what you will bring to the job to [email protected].

Closing date: Wednesday, 26 June 2019 at 5pm

Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 2 July 2019.

People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

About us

At YFS, we make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable people living in the Logan and surrounding area. And we want our staff to thrive, too. So we offer great opportunities to develop your career.

We’re serious about your professional development. Half of our managers have been employed from within. And we empower each other to make decisions and try new ways of working.

We know that a happy workplace thrives. We recognise that staff have their own needs, so we encourage you to bring the entire you to work. Depending on your role, we support a number of flexible work arrangements.

Also, we offer great employment benefits including above-average pay rates, generous salary packaging (exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax) and counselling support.

To find out more about working with us, head to


Suburb: Slacks Creek


Name: Tamara Charlton