Positions Vacant2021-01-06T03:13:15+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.

Youth Navigator Project Worker

(.8 FTE)

Youth, Family & Community Connections Inc. (YFCC) is a local Not-For-Profit Community Organisation that provides a range of health and wellbeing services to young people, families and communities throughout the North West Coast of Tasmania. YFCC is a child safe organisation.

We are seeking applications for the position of Youth Navigator Project Worker, to coordinate the Youth Navigator project in North West Tasmania.

This is a part-time role, based in Burnie, for the duration of the project with a project completion date of 30/6/2022.

The role of the Youth Navigator is to encourage and support the engagement, personal development and capacity-building of school leavers of 2020/21 to progress towards achieving their employment and/or education goals. Navigators regularly engage with their participants and focus on supporting their job-readiness, identification of employment and/or education goals and work with internal and external networks to assist participants achieve these goals.

The Youth Navigator will work with participants to:

  • Help identify education and employment goals, and develop job plans,
  • Assess participant’s skills, capabilities and interests, and any non-vocational challenges impacting their current progress.
  • Provide vocational guidance tailored to participant goals.
  • Connect participants to specialist agencies and ensure support and follow-up.
  • Collaborate with complementary service providers, specialist agencies, the Department of Communities, and other stakeholders.
  • Achieve individual targets and contribute to the achievement of team targets and KPIs.
  • Maintain timely, accurate case notes.

The person we are looking for will be engaging, articulate and knowledgeable in the areas of Youth Services. They will have a minimum of a Cert IV in Employment Services or similar, and a minimum of two years demonstrated experience working with youth in a similar role.

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 the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 commencing at Level 4
  • Motor vehicle
  • Training and professional development provision
  • Salary sacrifice

For further information on this role and/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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