Premiers Youth Initiative Personal Advisor - Aboriginal Identified

Uniting

Location
Coffs Harbour and North Coast
Reference #
494369
Closing Date
05-07-2021
Sector(s)

Healthcare & Medical

Vacancy Type

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

With over 10,000 employees and volunteers working across more than 300 sites, our services are in the areas of aged care, disability, community services and chaplaincy.

About the role:

The Premiers Youth Initiative are looking for a creative, motivated and energetic team player to join our supportive and dynamic team.

This role involves working with young people leaving Out of Home Care to build their capacity, link into the community and increase positive life outcomes.

Based in Coffs Harbour, if you love working with young people and want to be part of making a difference please apply.

Skills and experience:

  • Interpersonal skills appropriate for engaging with young people from traumatised backgrounds
  • Knowledge of multiple services systems that support young people leaving OOHC require to transition to independence.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues impacting young people leaving care and their families, particularly in Regional and Aboriginal communities
  • Ability to provide effective assessment and referral for a variety of issues and facilitate young people's access to services that will meet their needs

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

Further to this we offer:

  • Ability to impact the lives of young people in the local community
  • Varied workload including internal projects and wider organisation initiatives.
  • Ongoing professional and personal development opportunities.
  • A variety of not for profit salary packing options

This is an identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. All applicants must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage. Aboriginality is a genuine qualification authorised under Section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination ACT 1977.

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