Positions Vacant2019-03-22T14:41:12+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.

Clinical Supervision and Service Improvement Officer

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

Due to the current CSSI leaving Youth, Family and Community Connections (YFCC) to take up a research role, YFCC has a vacancy for this important role within the organisation. The position is initially a 12-month contract with the potential for longer term for the right candidate.

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.

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, 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 generous package includes:

  • Salary in accordance with of the SCHADS Award 2010, commencing at Level 7.
  • Some flexibility regarding working days and hours (3 to 4 days per week)
  • Some flexibility regarding commencement date to enable intrastate and interstate applicants to apply
  • Mobile phone for work use and 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.