Careers at yourtown

Support Officer

Job no: 492916
Work type: Permanent (Part-Time)
Location: North Richmond
Categories: Child & Family Support

Based in an idyllic rural setting in North Richmond, San Miguel family residential service provides intensive, individualised support to vulnerable young parents and their children. San Miguel is a unique service that plays a critical role in keeping children safe and well and keeping young families together. Parents and children receive support from a multi-disciplinary team through a combination of on-site and community based interventions that ensure children are engaged in safe, developmentally appropriate activities and their parents are supported to set and pursue family and personal goals.

The Support Officer provides a wide range of support to help with the efficient and effective operations of our service, including transportation, cleaning, child minding and assisting the Client Services team.

About you:

You will be able to demonstrate compassion and understanding towards vulnerable young people and will have a genuine desire to be part of the solution by being a welcoming and supportive contact at the site. You will be responsible for transporting clients to appointments, school, shopping etc; setting up units for new residents; undertaking site cleaning responsibilities, child minding and general support for the site.

You should have 1-3 years’ experience in a similar role and be able to demonstrate the ability to be discrete and confidential. You will work as part of the wider team and will also be able to work autonomously and you should be able to demonstrate the ability to be flexible in time management and prioritising tasks. A driver’s licence is essential.

This is a permanent part time (4 days per week) position.

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services for young people, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can be innovative, drive change and have a positive impact on the lives of young families we would love to hear from you. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

Contact: Marnie Elliot, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0434 609 384

Role closes: 26 October 2021

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

The yourtown Workplace Immunisation Policy requires personnel in this position to evidence or obtain mandatory immunity requirements for the following diseases: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Chicken Pox, Measles/Mumps/Rubella, Tetanus/Diptheria/Pertussis (whooping cough), Influenza. yourtown will provide successful applicants with information regarding mandatory vaccinations, and supporting information about the immunization and access to a general practitioner, pharmacist, or local clinic for individual consultation regarding immunisation.

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