YFS is currently seeking suitable applicants for the following positions

Program Manager – Domestic and Family Violence

Program Manager – Assessment and Service Connect


Program Manager – Domestic and Family Violence

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 leading and supporting high-performing behaviour-change facilitators who work alongside the Logan–Beenleigh High Risk Team to hold men accountable for changing their beliefs about power and control, and transforming their attitudes and behaviours to reduce their chances of reoffending.
  • Contribute to the leadership and development of YFS.
  • Take on an exciting full-time opportunity.

About the job

Role location: Slacks Creek
Role type: Permanent, full-time
Pay range: $87,755 – $94,481 a year based on experience, with salary sacrificing available

We are looking for a highly skilled, flexible and motivated Program Manager for our Domestic Violence Team, overseeing the Responsible Men intervention program, Project HERA, and regional women and children’s service in Beaudesert and Jimboomba. In this job, you’ll support, mentor and further develop specialist practitioners.

You will:

  • lead and support a high-performing team to prioritise women and children’s safety through crisis response, risk management and group work with male perpetrators
  • lead behaviour-change work among male perpetrators of domestic and family violence 
  • hold women and children’s safety as paramount and have a strong desire to end men’s violence against women and children
  • be familiar and work in accordance with legislation and practise standards for working with men who perpetrate domestic violence and working with women affected by domestic and family 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 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 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.

Closing date: Monday 6th May at 5pm

Interviews are scheduled for Friday 10th May 2019 at Slacks Creek.

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.


Program Manager – Assessment and Service Connect

Why join us       

  • Join Logan’s leading community services organisation that’s been backing vulnerable people for 35 years.
  • Lead innovative work supporting families coming into contact with the Child Protection system to keep their children safe.
  • Work in an authentic collaboration between Child Safety and the non-government sector to create real change for families.
  • Take on an exciting full-time opportunity.

About the job

Role location: Slacks Creek,
Role type: Permanent full-time
Pay rate: $87,755 – $89,072

We are looking for a highly skilled, flexible and resilient Program Manager for the Assessment and Service Connect Program. In this job, you’ll oversee a multi-disciplinary team working flexibly across six Child Safety Service Centres to create individualised responses for families with children at risk during the investigation and assessment process.

You will:

  • Lead and support a high performing team to make rigorous assessments that inform creative solutions for families with children at risk of entering the Child Protection system.
  • Create seamless linkages for workers and families between statutory and non-statutory services, using your thorough knowledge of Child Safety legislation and Investigation and Assessment processes.
  • Build relationships and work flexibly across a wide geographic region to ensure the team meets the needs of clients and Child Safety Service Centres.

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.

Previous applicants need not re-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.