Positions Vacant 2018-06-07T11:40:02+00:00

Positions Vacant

YFCC is committed to ensuring that fair and effective procedures and processes are implemented and adhered to for the recruitment, selection and employment of people to meet organisational needs.  Therefore, employment practices apply the Merit Principle:

  • Knowledge: includes both the knowledge required in general for the position, and knowledge and understanding of the requirements for the specific position.
  • Skills: relevant to the position, this may be professional and/or technical skills, inter-personal skills, leadership skills, administrative skills and any other skills relevant to the position. These skills can include relevant skills obtained outside the paid work force.
  • Qualifications: can include both academic and professional qualifications.
  • Experience: should be relevant to the advertised position. Breadth, variation and depth of experience may all be considered.
  • Potential: for future development. This requires a judgment to be made about the applicant’s capacity to “grow” in the situation.

Furthermore, YFCC is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to providing a work environment which is free from harassment and discrimination, and is safe for all workers and clients.

Family Support Services Team Leader

(Part-time .9; subject to funding)

Youth, Family & Community Connections Inc. is a Not-For-Profit Community Organisation that facilitates a range of services across the North-West and West Coasts of Tasmania, designed to support and assist youth, families and individuals in need to develop skills and opportunities to enable them to participate within the community.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join our Family Support Services Team, based in Devonport and working across the North West Coast.

The Family Support Services Team leader is a senior part-time position, providing leadership and support to the Family Support Services Team (currently 3 staff members in the Integrated Family Support Services and the Helping Young Parents Program). This position also has a client caseload, so requires a very experienced worker with a mix of both management and intensive service delivery skills.

Applicants must have a degree in social welfare or relevant discipline, experience leading teams and extensive experience in working with “at risk” families and children.

All applicants must have a current Driver’s Licence, National Police check and Working with Vulnerable People Registration and be willing to undergo a pre-employment medical.

Remuneration is in accordance with of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, commencing at Level 6. Salary sacrifice is available. The position also has a vehicle which includes personal use.

To get more information to apply for this position:

More information on the position can be obtained by contacting the CEO Ros Atkinson at ros@yfcc.com.au.

An application package (including Selection Criteria) can be obtained by contacting the Operations Manager at graham@yfcc.com.au or 6423 6635.