Full time Outreach support role
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Work within a dynamic team
We are currently seeking an experienced Youth Housing Specialist to provide outreach support to young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, between the ages of 15 - 25yrs.
The Youth Housing Support Service (YHSS) provides outreach support within a case management framework to young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, between the ages of 15 - 25yrs. The role provides support to young people to obtain or sustain appropriate accommodation using a strength’s based case management model, information, advocacy & referral. This role assists young people to address the barriers which create and perpetuate homelessness, it requires a person centred approach, an understanding of the issues related to homelessness and effective time management and administration skills. You will be required to work with minimal supervision as an outreach worker, as well as working effectively within a small team. The service operates across the ACT.
What we offer
Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers. CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option and professional development in a family friendly environment.
CatholicCare is the social services arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration while adhering to our values of Solidarity, Stewardship, Respect and Excellence.
The ideal person we are looking for has:
Please download the selection criteria:Youth Housing Support Service Position Description
Please send your applications to Leanne Luff, Administration Assistant:
Phone: 02 6163 7600
Closing Date: 9th October, 2020
*Please note shortlisting and interviews will be ideally undertaken within two weeks of the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
CatholicCare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds