Employer: Brisbane Youth Service
Closing Date: 31 October 2019
Would you like to
help create new futures for young people?
Join Brisbane Youth Service today to make a difference in
the lives of Brisbane’s vulnerable young people and their families
Brisbane Youth Service is a medium-sized incorporated
association providing holistic responses to vulnerable young people (aged 12 –
25 years) and young families who are experiencing homelessness or are at-risk
of becoming homeless.
We know diversity makes a positive difference, and we encourage people from
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds with relevant
experience to apply.
BYS promotes work-life balance and provides a supportive
team environment and additional benefits such as salary packaging arrangements
and a generous five weeks annual leave per year.
Manager – Sandgate
Are you a dynamic individual with the ability to support young people
with complex needs in a residential service model.
The purpose of this position is to ensure the smooth operation of a 24/7 housing
service for young people aged 15 – 19 years. In this position you will provide
case management support to young people Monday to Friday during business hours
and coordinate a team of shift workers to provide overnight and weekend support
To undertake the House
Manager’s role, you will require a tertiary qualification in Human Services,
Social Work or similar, or experience in a similar role. Have a current
Queensland driver’s license and hold a current Working with Children Positive
Notice (Blue Card) or a willingness to obtain one.
To be successful in
your application you will need to provide written responses to the following
- Understanding of and commitment to BYS vision,
objectives and practice framework.
Demonstrated understanding of the issues
impacting young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
Highly developed skills in assessment, crisis
and brief intervention, and case management with young people.
Strong communication skills including written,
verbal and interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to form productive
working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Sound critical thinking, problem solving and
risk management skills and the demonstrated application of these in a frontline
service delivery setting.
Ability to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate
programs to achieve positive outcomes for young people.
Strong organisational skills including planning,
prioritising, rostering, and budget management.
How to Apply
Applicants must use the BYS Employment package that can be
viewed and downloaded from our website: http://brisyouth.org/get-involved/career-volunteer-opportunities/
applications to Natasha Livings – [email protected]
Applications for this
position close 5:00pm 31 October 2019.