Positions Vacant2023-10-12T15:00:23+11:00

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.

Crisis Accommodation Support Services (CASS) – Youth Coaches

((Part-time and Casual positions)

Youth, Family & Community Connections Inc. is a local Not-For-Profit Community Organisation providing a range of health and wellbeing services for young people, families and communities throughout the North and North West Tasmania.

We are seeking applicants for the above role, to work within our Crisis Accommodation Support Services Teams providing casual relief to cover absences during annual, long service and personal leave and as required. 

The positions are based in both Devonport and Burnie, and work across the North West Coast area, aiming to provide immediate emergency services, coaching and support for young people, aged 13-21, who are experiencing homeless or at risk of experiencing homelessness. The role involves – 

  • Intake and assessment
  • Brief intervention, Education and Information
  • Supported Referral
  • Case management and case coordination
  • Data collection and entry
  • Health Promotion and Living Skills
  • Working autonomously and as part of a team

We are looking for applicants that are engaging, passionate and knowledgeable in the areas of Youth and Housing Support Services. Applicants must have, at a minimum, a Diploma in Community Services or equivalent relevant qualification. The position requires shift work, which may include overnight and weekend shifts. 

YFCC is a child safe organisation. All applicants must provide a current Driver’s Licence, National Police check, Working with Vulnerable People Registration, Qualification records and current Referees. Applicants must also be willing to undergo a pre-employment medical. 

For the successful applicant the remuneration package includes:

  • Salary in accordance with of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 commencing at Level 4 (Crisis Accommodation Level 2). – minimum $41.52 per hour plus casual loading (25%) 
  • Superannuation at 11%
  • Salary Sacrifice
  • Training and professional development provision 

Further information about the role and an application package, including position description and selection criteria, can be obtained by contacting the Operations Manager, Graham Marshall, on 03 6423 6635 or email grahamm@yfcc.com.au.

Emergency Relief Service – Project Worker

(Part-time (.3 FTE)

Youth, Family and Community Connections Inc. is a local Not-For-Profit Community Organisation that provides a range of health and wellbeing services for young people, families and communities throughout the Northwest Coast of Tasmania.
We are seeking applications for the position of Emergency Relief Service Project Worker, to work within our projects team.
The position is based in Devonport, aiming to help people in financial crisis by providing financial and material aid and connecting them to services to build financial resilience and capability. The aims and objectives of the Emergency Relief Service include:
Assisting people to deal with their immediate crisis
Delivering services in a way that maintains the dignity of the individual and families
Referring people to relevant services, to help them pay bills or reduce the risk of being unable to pay their bills
Encouraging greater self-reliance.
The types of assistance offered to clients include food and fuel vouchers, part payment of utilities and assistance with specialist needs (e.g. education and health costs).
The service is open to clients across the West and North West Coast and King Island, utilising voucher distribution points in Devonport, Burnie, Smithton, Rosebery and Queenstown.
The person we are looking for will be engaging and articulate, have a minimum Cert. IV in a relevant field and previous experience in working with disadvantaged people in crisis.
YFCC is a child safe organisation. All applicants must provide a current Driver’s Licence, National Police check, Working with Vulnerable People Registration, qualification records and current referees. Applicants must also be willing to undergo a pre-employment medical.
For the successful applicant the remuneration package includes:
Salary in accordance with of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 commencing at Level 4 ($41.52 per hour)
11% Superannuation
Training and professional development provision
Salary sacrifice

To get more information or apply for this position:
To find out more information on this position or to obtain an application package (including Selection Criteria) contact the Operations Manager, Graham Marshall at graham@yfcc.com.au or 0499 101 313.

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