Family Resource Practitioner – Young Families (2 positions)

Employer: YFS Ltd

Region: Logan

Closing Date: 24 August 2020

Job Description:

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Why join us

·        Join Logan’s leading community services organisation that’s been backing vulnerable people for 36 years

·        Join a multi-disciplinary team implementing a new service model designed to meet the needs of young parents

·       Help create a service that backs young parents and their families to overcome adversity and to thrive

·        Enjoy good work conditions in an organisation rated by staff as a “truly great place to work”.

About the job

Role location: Slacks Creek
Role type: Permanent, full-time
Pay range: $72,592 to $74,460 a year based on experience, with salary sacrificing available

YFS is looking for two enthusiastic, experienced family practitioners who are keen to back young parents and their children to thrive.

They will join the Step by Step team of case managers, a group worker, a housing specialist and a counsellor.

To fill a gap in the Logan service system, the team’s focus is currently shifting to supporting young parents, which means adapting our service model and collaborating with other organisations.

About you

If you are passionate and knowledgeable about backing young parents to thrive, and well-equipped with case management, coaching or support work experience working with vulnerable families, we would love to hear from you.

The job will involve responding to the specific needs of young parents through a new evidence informed service model.

Direct experience working with young people, particularly young parents, will be highly regarded.

Aside from meeting the key capabilities outlined in the related position description available from www.yfs.org.au/about/jobs-yfs, you will need to be flexible, positive, resilient, resourceful and engaging.

Interested?

Read Advice for Job Applicants and check out our Organisational Chart at http://www.yfs.org.au/workwithus/application-process  

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

Closing date: Monday 24 August 2020 at 5pm

Interviews are scheduled for Monday 31 August 2020.

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 www.yfs.org.au/workwithus

Location

Suburb: Logan

Contact

Name: YFS Ltd