Positions Vacant 2019-03-22T14:41:12+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.

Clinical Supervision and Service Improvement Officer

Part-time for 12 months (with an opportunity for continuation)

Youth, Family & Community Connections Inc. 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.

Based in our offices in Devonport and Burnie the position –

  • develops and provides facilitation for YFCC’s clinical framework, including conducting research and disseminating best practice information
  • works to support development and implementation of best practice knowledge, skills and competencies in staff service delivery, engagement and relationships with individuals and families seeking support.
  • provides high quality clinical supervision across all services, including developing and delivering education packages, providing coaching and direct supervision and developing the capacity of designated staff to provide appropriate practice supervision
  • contributes to tender/grant development by providing technical and clinical expertise

The person we are looking for will be highly ethical, articulate and engaging, and knowledgeable in the areas of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, housing and homelessness and youth and families. They will have tertiary qualifications in social welfare, allied health, psychology, or similar, at least 5 years’ experience in the field and experience in providing clinical supervision and developing services within a clinical practice framework.

To qualify for an interview, applicants must have a current Driver’s Licence AND a Working with Vulnerable People Registration and 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 7.
  • Some flexibility regarding working days and hours (we are looking for a minimum of 3 days per week – maximum of 4)
  • Some flexibility regarding commencement date to enable intrastate and interstate applicants to apply
  • Mobile phone for work use
  • Training and professional development provision
  • Full salary sacrificing options

To obtain more information or apply for this position:

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

More information on this position can be obtained by contacting the CEO, Ros Atkinson, at ros@yfcc.com.au or 6423 6635.

Board Recruitment – Young Person

Are you a young person who is interested in your community and community services?

Are you aged between 18 and 24 years old?

Would you like to gain experience and skills that will assist you with your career?

Youth, Family and Community Connections is a non profit organisation providing a range of support to youth, individuals and families across the North West of Tasmania.

We are seeking a young person to join our Board of Governance to help guide the organisation in the direction needed to best support young people and families in our community.

Participation in monthly Board meetings is required. Training and support will be provided.  If you are interested in finding out more, please contact our Chair, Nick Sherry, on 0418 482 807 or via email: nsherry@sherryint.com.au.