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Outreach Social Worker- East Gippsland

Organisation : Youth Insearch

Location : Melbourne (gippsland)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Social & Support Work

Sector : Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Youth Insearch

About the role

TaylorCare Recruitment is proud to exclusively partner with Youth In Search to recruit Social Workers across regional and remote areas of Australia to work with vulnerable Youth in the local communities. We are looking for a Social Worker to work in East Gippsland, VIC 

Competitive salary package on offer SCHADS 4 – $70,000 – $77,000 + super + $16k salary packaging, work car, professional development allowance + some relocation assistance for the successful social worker.

About Youth Insearch
Youth Insearch is Australia’s most effective peer-led youth trauma recovery organisation. The program empowers
young people aged 14 to 20 to turn their disadvantages into their advantages and enables them to reach their
full potential. Since establishing in 1985, Youth Insearch has supported 32,000 at-risk youth to overcome their trauma.

About The Role 

In partnership with Latrobe Valley Youth Space, this role will provide mobile outreach (via community outreach bus), engaging with young people at risk across the East Gippsland region. The Bus will outreach to locations across the region such as schools and community events, providing young people with an assertive outreach case management model. The position will be required to travel across the Wellington region, with flexibility in hours required, working alongside a Latrobe Valley Youth Service Program Coordinator, and two Program Officers. The Outreach Bus Social Worker – Wellington will also support young people across the Wellington region access Youth Insearch programs, such as Weekend Workshops and Weekly Support Groups

Key Selection Criteria:

To be considered for this role, you will need to have the following attributes as a minimum:

BA of Social Work -Eligibility for registration with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)

  • 2+ years’ experience working with youth within a case management & Outreach
  • Sound knowledge of the challenges and issues experienced by young people (12-20) affected by trauma
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to develop networks and establish/increase community engagement
  • Sound risk assessment skills including but not limited to suicide risk, psychological distress and mandatory reporting
  • Flexibility in working hours & Experience working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong written skills and experience using case record management systems
  • Full vaccination against COVID-19
    Unrestricted and valid Driver’s License


Why work with TaylorCare Recruitment to secure your next role?

TaylorCare Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency for psychologists, social workers, and counsellors. 

We are passionate about giving back and support charities through our business: RUOK, A21 Campaign, Freedom Hub & Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia.
As we place you into a job, we in turn donate more to the charities we support.

We are a multi award winning agency and winners of the TIARA Specialist Recruitment Agency of the year 2020 & so much more 

These positions are not to be missed, send your CV to kate@taylorcare.com.au or call 02 98104498 for a confidential discussion

Closing date for applications – 17th May 2022 COB

Please note: Shortlisted candidates for interviews will commence week of the closing date

How to apply

#PBA3

Please quote in application: Outreach Social Worker- East Gippsland via Pro Bono Australia.


Profession: #Social_and_Support_Work
Sector: #Youth_and_Young_People
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