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Youth Caseworker (GITS)

  • 500959
  • Youth and Families - Casework
  • Part time closed period contract

As a Youth Caseworker you will be working as part of the Getting It Together Scheme (GITS), providing early intervention to young people (12-25 years old) who have concerns with drugs and alcohol. You will provide services and support through case management, referrals and/or brokerage services.

About the Role

  • Provide assistance to young people and their families where drugs and alcohol are identified as an issue for the young person
  • Follow the Trauma Informed Framework with the young person and their families to assess level of risk and/or identify their strengths
  • Develop one on one working relationships with young people to meet their immediate and future needs
  • Delivery of workshops to target vulnerable young people (groups/schools)
  • Mentor and coach young people in decision making, self manage situations/crisis to

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About You

  • Two years experience working with vulnerable, at risk young people
  • Previous experience working with youth/adults with drug and alcohol concerns essential
  • Demonstrated understanding of the child protection legislation and experience working within the legislation
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues impacting homeless young people and their families
  • Demonstrated experience working with young people with challenging behaviours
  • Drivers licence

In return we offer:

  • Salary from $72,741 (pro rata) pa plus super and access to generous salary packaging options
  • Access to a range of employee benefits (U-Rewards program, flex time and additional week of annual leave over Christmas, Benestar Employee Assistance Program and the Uniting With Hearts Reward and Recognition Program)
  • Ongoing professional and personal development opportunities across our varied service streams.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police Check and Reference Checks and confirmation of Covid vaccinations.

For more information about the role, email Soraya Kauhiva from the Uniting Talent Team.

Applications close:  Tuesday, 29 November 2022

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