We are currently seeking suitable applicants for the following positions.

  • Behaviour Change Facilitator
  • Assessment and Service Connect Worker
  • Housing Specialist
  • Functional Family Therapist

Behaviour Change Facilitator

Why join us

Join Logan’s leading community services organisation that’s been backing vulnerable people for 35 years.

Be part of a well-respected team standing tall to end domestic violence in Logan.

Benefit from working within a strong practice framework that increases safety for women and children and holds men accountable for violent and abusive behaviours.

Take on an exciting full-time, part-time or contractor opportunity.

About the job

Role location: Slacks Creek
Role type: Permanent, full-time
Pay range: $82,169 – $86,379 a year based on experience, with salary sacrificing available

We are looking for a highly skilled, motivated and experienced behaviour change facilitator for our Responsible Men intervention program. You will have a strong desire to end men’s violence against women and children. In this job, you’ll work with men who are 18 years of age or older. You will:

  • prioritise women and children’s safety through risk management and group work with male perpetrators guide domestically violent men to critically reflect on their abusive and controlling behaviour, attitudes and beliefs
  • be familiar and work in accordance with legislation and practise standards for working with men who perpetrate domestic violence
  • have a deep understanding of the gendered nature of domestic violence and evidence that you have applied this understanding in your practice
  • be available for minimum one evening each week, working from 12 noon to 8.30pm on that day.

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 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.


 

Assessment and Service Connect Worker

Why join us

Join Logan’s leading community services organisation that’s been backing vulnerable people for 35 years.

Be part of an innovative team that supports families who come into contact with the child protection system to keep their children safe.

Work in an authentic collaboration with Child Safety and the non-government sector to create real change for families.

Benefit from 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: $82,169 to $84,306 a year based on experience, with salary with salary packaging exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax available

We are looking for a qualified domestic violence worker, nurse, psychologist, social worker or paediatric occupational therapist who is after an exciting career challenge. The successful applicant will thrive working in a dynamic team to create, for families, solutions that are at the critical point of intersection with the statutory child protection system. Rather than being a case management service, the YFS Assessment Service and Connect program is a time-limited intervention that sets families up for success.

In this job, you’ll assist Child Safety in determining whether or not children need protection. You will also provide children and families with the right service at the right time and in the right place, to increase safety, improve family functioning and decrease the likelihood of children entering or re-entering the child protection system.

You will:

  • be able to quickly build connection with parents and children in crisis
  • have experience in making accurate family and individual assessments
  • be willing to work flexibly across office sites and outreach into homes
  • contribute to a high-performance team culture
  • be able to quickly acquire knowledge of Child Safety legislation and practice.

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 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 First Nations 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 several 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.


Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare Therapist

Why join us

Join Logan’s leading community services organisation that’s been backing vulnerable people for 35 years.

Be part of an experienced team of passionate psychologists, counsellors and social workers who are implementing Queensland’s first Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare program. FFT-CW is an evidence-informed therapy program that achieves lasting behaviour change for vulnerable families in the Browns Plains and Beaudesert region.

Benefit from intensive training in the FFT-CW model, regular ongoing clinical support and a flexible work environment.

Take on an exciting full-time opportunity.

About the job

Role location: Jimboomba
Role type: Permanent
Pay range: $82,169 to $84,306 a year based on experience, with salary packaging exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax available

We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced therapist who is interested in developing new evidence-based skills within our Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare team. In this job, you’ll work with families in their homes at times that suit them, helping them understand their strengths and teaching them new ways to solve problems that are bringing them to the notice of Child Safety Services.

You will:

  • work flexible hours, including at least two evenings a week
  • be based at our Jimboomba office
  • provide weekly structured therapy sessions in line with the FFT-CW phased model.

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 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 First Nations 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.


Housing Specialist

Why join us

Join Logan’s leading community services organisation that’s been backing vulnerable people for 35 years.

Be part of a dynamic team that achieves long-term housing goals for people, particularly Logan’s youth, who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.

Benefit from ongoing professional development, a supportive and collaborative 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 $75,967 a year based on experience, with salary packaging exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax available

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and motivated team player to join our Housing First team. Through intensive case management, this team supports people young and old, aged from 16 years, to sustain long-term housing, helping create lasting change in their lives. Our support is mobile and is delivered alongside our Crisis Accommodation Program (CAP).

In this job, you’ll deliver effective case management services that help people break the cycle of homelessness. The work is fast paced and requires excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritise the needs of clients who oftentimes require immediate support. No two days are the same, but with the support of YFS management and an experienced team, you will quickly learn the skills needed to thrive in this position.

You will:

  • need an in-depth knowledge of the social, community and private rental housing sectors and be able to support clients to navigate the housing system to achieve their long-term housing goals
  • have a demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team environment
  • be able to access a range of relevant community resources, particularly in the areas of drug and alcohol support and mental health, and work with real estate agents, Centrelink, the Department of Housing and Public Works, and community housing providers
  • be flexible and adaptable to clients’ changing needs
  • need to work with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced team
  • have excellent written and oral communication skills, including highly developed interpersonal skills with an ability to relate positively and confidently with a wide range of people, in a variety of settings
  • have a demonstrated ability to work with First Nations peoples.

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 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 First Nations 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.