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.

Youth Alcohol & Other Drug Worker

Full-time (subject to funding)

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

We are seeking applications for the position of Youth Alcohol & Other Drug Worker, to work within our Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) and Health Promotions Teams.

The position is based in Devonport and works across the North West and West Coast regions, aiming to improve the health, social and family functioning of young people (12–24yrs) and their families who may be experiencing problems associated with substance misuse, enabling them to reach their full capacity and participate positively in their community. The position provides specialist outreach ATOD Assessment, Counselling, Case Management, Supported Referral, Group Work and Education and Targeted Health Promotion activities.

The person we are looking for will be engaging, articulate and knowledgeable in the areas of ATOD and Health and Wellbeing. They will have tertiary qualifications in social welfare, or equivalent, and experience in counselling.

To qualify for an interview, applicants must have a current Driver’s Licence, a current National Police Check and a Working with Vulnerable People Registration and be willing to undergo a pre-employment medical.

For the successful applicant the generous remuneration package includes:

  • Salary in accordance with of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 commencing at Level 5.
  • Motor vehicle
  • Mobile phone for work use
  • Training and professional development provision
  • Salary sacrifice option

To get more information to apply for this position:

An application package (including Selection Criteria) can be obtained by contacting the Executive Assistant, DJ Stubbs, at dj@yfcc.com.au or 6423 6635.

More information on this position can be obtained by contacting the Team Leader, Damian Collins, at damian@yfcc.com.au or 0407 528 354.

Crisis Accommodation Support Services (CASS) Worker

Casual Position

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.

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

The position is based in both Devonport and Burnie, and work across the North West Coast area, aiming to provide immediate emergency services and support to young people, aged 13–21, who are homeless or at risk of 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
  • Working autonomously and as part of a team

The person we are looking for will be engaging, passionate and knowledgeable in the areas of Youth and Housing Support Services.

To qualify for an interview applicant must have as a minimum a Diploma in Community Services, or equivalent. Applicants must also 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 generous remuneration package includes:

  • Salary in accordance with the Crisis Shelter Staff Current Enterprise Agreement and the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, commencing at the equivalent to Level 5.
  • Training and professional development provision
  • Salary sacrifice

More information on this position can be obtained by contacting the Team Leader, Shane Leonard, at shane@yfcc.com.au or 0427 691 198.

An application package (including Selection Criteria) can be obtained by contacting the Executive Assistant, DJ Stubbs, at dj@yfcc.com.au or 6423 6635.