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.

Integrated Family Support Services Worker

(Full-Time, Subject to Funding)

Youth, Family & Community Connections Inc. is a Not-For-Profit Community Organisation that facilitates a range of services across the North-West and West Coasts of Tasmania designed to support and assist youth, families and individuals in need to develop skills and opportunities to enable them to participate within the community.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join our Family Support Services Team, based in Devonport and working across the North West Coast.

The Integrated Family Support Service Worker (IFSS) is a full time position. The IFSS Team work collaboratively to provide intervention strategies tailored to families with high and complex needs. The IFSS team work with families where there are at risk factors present for children, young people and their families, with the aim to minimise involvement with Child Safety Services.

Applicants must have a degree in social welfare or relevant discipline and experience in working with ‘at risk’ families and children.

All applicants must have a current Driver’s Licence, National Police check and Working with Vulnerable People Registration and be willing to undergo a pre-employment medical.

Remuneration is in accordance with of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 commencing at Level 5. Salary sacrifice is available. The position also has a vehicle.

To get more information or apply for the position:

An application package (including Selection Criteria) and more information on the position can be obtained by contacting the Team Leader, Lindsay Hodgkinson, at lindsay@yfcc.com.au or on 0419 432 152.

Brief Intervention and Counselling Program Worker

.4 FTE (subject to funding)

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 position of Brief Intervention and Counselling Program Worker, to work within our Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) and Health Promotions Teams.

The position is based in Burnie and works across the North West and West Coast regions, aiming to improve the health, social and family functioning of individuals and families to make informed and healthy lifestyle choices in regard to drug use by providing assessment, brief and extended interventions, information and education, behavioural treatment approaches, counselling, case management, group work 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 working in the area of substance abuse.

To qualify for an interview, applicants must also have a current Driver’s Licence, a National Police Check 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 the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 commencing at Level 5
  • Motor vehicle for work use
  • Mobile phone for work use
  • Training and professional development provision
  • Salary sacrifice

To get more information or apply for this position:

For further information on this role and/or an application package (including Selection Criteria) can be obtained by contacting the Team Leader, Damian Collins, at damian@yfcc.com.au or 0407 528 354.