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.

Community Alcohol and Drug Service Clinician

Full-time (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 Northwest Coast of Tasmania.

We are seeking applications for the position of Community Alcohol & Drug Support Service (CADSS) Clinician, to work within our Alcohol and Other Drug (ATOD) and Health Promotions Teams.

The position is based in the Circular Head, Waratah-Wynyard and King Island municipalities, aiming to improve the health, social and family functioning of individuals who may be experiencing problems associated with substance misuse, enabling them to reach their full capacity and participate positively in their community by providing specialist ATOD services including:

  • Specialist alcohol and other drug screening and brief intervention, counselling and case management
  • Working in collaborative framework between services to successfully deliver multi service, shared care arrangements.
  • Outreach services – provided at either a neutral site or at the client’s home or via digital technology to clients who cannot access on-site services.

The person we are looking for will be engaging and articulate, have tertiary qualifications in social welfare, or equivalent, and experience in ATOD counselling and case management.

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 provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination 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

To get more information or apply for this position:

To find out more information on this position or to obtain and application package (including Selection Criteria) please contact the Team Leader, Damian Collins, at damian@yfcc.com.au or 0407 528 354.

Integrated Family Support Services Worker

 (Full-Time, Short-term contract)

Youth, Family & Community Connections Inc. (YFCC) 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 to develop skills and opportunities to enable them to participate within the community.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to gain or extend their experience in the area of Family Support.  

The Integrated Family Support Service Worker (IFSS) is a full-time, short-term position (until 30 June 2022). 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.

A degree in Social Work is desirable, however not essential if the applicant has a relevant alternate qualification and experience.

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 provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination 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 also available.

To obtain 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, Natalie Zender, at nataliez@yfcc.com.au or on 0419 432 152.

 

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