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Case Worker Navigator- Hume Moreland

Organisation : Jesuit Social Services

Location : Melbourne (Brunswick)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services

Sector : Community Support Services, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 14 Aug, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Jesuit Social Services

About the organisation

Jesuit Social Services is a social change organisation working to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential.

Since 1977, Jesuit Social Services has provided services to some of the most disadvantaged in our community.

We place a high priority on advocacy and are a leader in policy development and research.

What Jesuit Social Services can offer you:

  • A comprehensive Induction and Orientation program
  • Ongoing role related training and development
  • An organisation that lives their values, through our day to day work
  • A welcoming and supportive environment
  • Employee assistance program
  • A competitive salary plus salary packaging benefits
  • Generous leave

About the role

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably experienced and qualified individual to take on a case work role with this initiative. This role will be responsible for providing individually tailored support to disengaged learners within the context of their families, whilst developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders across a range of sectors. The Navigator Hume Moreland team is based in Brunswick.

Competitive remuneration, plus salary packaging benefit, is offered together with ongoing professional and career development.

About the program

Navigator is a program funded by state government which aims to support disengaged learners aged 12 to 17 years old to re-engage with an education or training pathway. Jesuit Social Services is delivering Navigator in the Hume Moreland area in partnership with the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency and will be working closely with local schools and services and the regional Department of Education and Training office.

Candidate requirements

This role will suit a candidate with the following skills and experience:

Key selection criteria.

Essential

5.1       An understanding of adolescent development and the factors that can contribute to a young person’s disengagement from learning.

5.2       Knowledge and experience in appropriate interventions/skills required to support children, young people and families from vulnerable, culturally diverse and marginalised communities and a clear understanding of case management, intensive support, crisis intervention and assertive outreach.

5.3       Capacity to work with a high degree of cultural competency and understanding of culturally appropriate service delivery in relation to Aboriginal young people, their families and communities, and in relation to CALD young people, their families and communities.

5.4       Experience working with families and ability to use a range of strategies around family issues such as family violence, family breakdown and school withdrawal.

5.4       Superior written and verbal communication skills, including the capacity to liaise with a range of stakeholders both government and non-government.

5.5       Capacity to fulfil reporting and administrative requirements associated with the position.

5.6       Understanding and sympathy with the mission and ethos of Jesuit Social Services.

5.7       Current driver’s licence.

5.8       Valid Working with Children Check card.

5.9       Successfully completed Police Check. Police Check will be conducted prior to commencement by Jesuit Social Services.

Desirable

5.10     Experience in, and/or knowledge of legislative frameworks in relation to working with children.

5.11     Experience in, and/or knowledge of restorative practices.

How to apply

How to apply

To apply please click on the Apply button

The Position Description can be found on our website

For further information please contact Nathan Villiers, Acting Coordinator – Navigator Hume-Moreland & Brimbank-Melton, on 0436 394 062.

Applicants are required to respond to each of the Key Selection Criteria, with names and contact numbers of two referees.

Your responses to the selection criteria should be incorporated into your covering letter.

Please apply in confidence.

Applications close at 5.00pm on Sunday 14 August 2022

Applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date and may be subject to change without notice.

 

Jesuit Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We celebrate and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, cultural background, age, gender, sexuality, disability or religious affiliation.

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Please quote in application: Case Worker Navigator- Hume Moreland via Pro Bono Australia.


Profession: #Community_Services
Sector: #Community_Support_Services, #Youth_and_Young_People
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