We currently have the following positions vacant:

  • Student Welfare Services Worker
  • Youth Alcohol and Other Drugs Case Manager

Student Welfare Services Worker

Why join us

  • Join Logan’s leading community services organisation that’s been backing vulnerable people for 35 years.
  • Be part of a key outreach service to primary school children, where you will become an adult role model within schools, offering social, emotional and spiritual support.
  • Benefit from learning and development opportunities, a supportive work environment and the chance to make a difference in children’s lives.
  • Take on an exciting part-time school-hour opportunity.

About the job

Role location: Logan City
Role type: Part time – maximum term – 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 2.30pm
Pay range: $27.80 – 30.94 per hour based on experience, with salary sacrificing available

We are looking for a highly skilled, motivated and reliable Student Welfare Worker with at least 12 months experience for our Student Welfare/Chaplain program. This program sees us working closely with multiple primary schools in the Logan area. In this job, you’ll work with school-aged children, providing day-to-day support through planned activities such as breakfast clubs, games and sports to assist students to develop appropriate social and emotional skills.

You will:

  • act as a role model for students by assisting in the development of supportive relationships
  • facilitate activities hubs and social skills programs
  • assist in enhancing links between schools and their communities, including parents.

About you

Aside from meeting the key capabilities outlined in the related position description, ideally you will bring the following: a client focus, resilience, a collaborative spirit, creativity, innovation and cultural awareness.

To qualify for one of these positions you must have the following:

  • an endorsement letter from a recognised religious denomination
  • a Certificate IV in Pastoral Care or Youth Work through the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) nationally accredited Community Services Training Package, or an equivalent or higher qualification.

NB: The certificate or equivalent qualification must contain one unit of competency in the two key topic areas of ‘making appropriate referrals’ and ‘mental health’.

Interested?

Read Advice for Job Applicants and check out our Organisational Chart at http://www.yfs.org.au/workwithus/application-process.

Send us your resume and a one-page covering letter outlining what you will bring to the job, to yfsjobs@yfs.org.au.

People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

About us

At YFS, we make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable people living in the Logan and surrounding area. And we want our staff to thrive, too. So we offer great opportunities to develop your career.

We’re serious about your professional development. Half of our managers have been employed from within. And we empower each other to make decisions and try new ways of working.

We know that a happy workplace thrives. We recognise that staff have their own needs, so we encourage you to bring the entire you to work. Depending on your role, we support a number of flexible work arrangements.

Also, we offer great employment benefits including above-average pay rates, generous salary packaging (exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax) and counselling support.

To find out more about working with us, head to www.yfs.org.au/workwithus.


Youth Alcohol and Other Drugs Case Manager

Why join us

  • Join Logan’s leading community services organisation that’s been backing vulnerable people for 35 years.
  • Be part of a well-established team that achieves great outcomes for young people in the Logan/Redlands Community.
  • Benefit from ongoing professional development, a supportive work environment and a monthly accrued day off.
  • Take on an exciting full-time opportunity.

About the job

Role location: Slacks Creek
Role type: Permanent full time
Pay range: $71,816 to 78,073 based on experience, with salary sacrificing available

We are looking for a skilled Case Manager with drive and initiative. We need someone who can think on their feet, make considered decisions when dealing with crisis, and apply common sense solutions in changing situations for our Shift team, a small program working with young people in Logan/ Redlands in partnership with the Mater Clarence Street alcohol and other drugs service . In this job, you’ll work with young people aged 12-25, providing intensive case management support to address their goals around substance use and additional vulnerabilities such as mental health, housing and legal issues.

You will:

  • provide purposeful and tailored case managed services to young people
  • be thorough, detailed, purposeful, client-centred and family focused
  • provide evidence-based interventions to address substance use
  • provide opportunities for young people to experience and engage with meaningful activities as an alternative to substance use
  • provide mental health interventions and assist clients to link with additional support services tailored to their needs
  • work with parents and families, significant support people and stakeholders to build participation and independence.

About you

Aside from meeting the key capabilities outlined in the related position description, ideally you will bring the following: a client focus, resilience, flexibility, inclusiveness, a collaborative spirit, creativity, innovation and cultural awareness.

Interested?

Read Advice for Job Applicants and check out our Organisational Chart at http://www.yfs.org.au/workwithus/application-process

Send us your resume and a one-page covering letter outlining what you will bring to the job to yfsjobs@yfs.org.au.

People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

About us

At YFS, we make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable people living in the Logan and surrounding area. And we want our staff to thrive, too. So we offer great opportunities to develop your career.

We’re serious about your professional development. Half of our managers have been employed from within. And we empower each other to make decisions and try new ways of working.

We know that a happy workplace thrives. We recognise that staff have their own needs, so we encourage you to bring the entire you to work. Depending on your role, we support a number of flexible work arrangements.

Also, we offer great employment benefits including above-average pay rates, generous salary packaging (exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax) and counselling support.

To find out more about working with us, head to www.yfs.org.au/workwithus.