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Reconnect Newly Arrived Youth Support Service (Reconnect NAYS) Worker

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • 3 day per week, contract role until December 2017, based in Shepparton


About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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About the opportunity

The Reconnect NAYS Worker will provide culturally sensitive support services through case management and group work for culturally and linguistically diverse newly arrived young people and their families.  The NAYS worker will  engage youth in activities that are designed to help them address life issues related to housing, employment, building social networks and strengthening family and community relationships and enable relevant support structures and referrals. 

About you

We would love to hear from you if you have an appropriate tertiary and/or post graduate qualification with relevant experience in the Community, Human Services or Social Welfare sectors.

You will have demonstrated experience and knowledge of various issues facing culturally and linguistically diverse young people and their families and communities, experience and knowledge in strength-based case work practice and group work, the ability to network and establish sound working relationships with related services, especially primary and secondary schools and community agencies and excellent written and verbal communication skills are vital.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. When applying, please include a cover letter, of no more than one page outlining your suitability and attach a current resume of no more than 3 pages. You will also need to send in your response to the Key Selection Criteria document that is attached.

Applications close on Thursday 28th September 2017 at 5pm

Get in touch

E: [email protected]

T: (03) 5831 6157 to speak with Teresa Carney, Programs Manager

Employment is subject to satisfactory criminal history and Victorian Working with Children Checks prior to commencement. Uniting is proud to be an inclusive employer and committed to keeping children safe.

Job contact

Name: Marnie Hopkins

Phone: 9412 5700