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We currently have the following vacancies.

Community Lead - Logan Zero Project

 

Why join us

  • Logan Zero Community Lead is a new place-based leadership role that will engage Logan stakeholders to work towards ending homeless and advocating for change that is needed to fill service gaps.
  • You will lead the development of a multi-organisational project and work closely with Logan stakeholders, the Logan Zero Data Lead, Brisbane Zero partners led by Micah Projects and the Australian Alliance to End Homelessness.
  • YFS will be the host employer for the Logan Zero Community Lead position.
  • This is a full-time opportunity but can be flexible for the right applicant.

About the job

Role location: Slacks Creek – office base and mobile work across Logan City
Role type: Full time, permanent
Pay range: $100,581 – $102,692 based on experience, with 10% superannuation and salary sacrificing available

We are looking for a committed leader who is passionate about ending homelessness and who has project management, planning, negotiation and advocacy skills. This role is mix of hands on and strategic. 

The role works collaboratively with other Logan agency colleagues to produce quality data through the VI-SPADT and the A-to-Z Database to track progress in successfully housing people. You will lead advocacy and drive improvements to the service system. 

About you

Aside from meeting the key capabilities outlined in the related role description, ideally you will bring the following:

  • Previous experience in a place- based initiative
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in leading a project and building rapport with other stakeholders
  • A sound understanding of social justice, housing first principles and capacity to undertake advocacy
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and implement action planning and continuous improvement principles.

Interested?

Read Advice for Job Applicants and check out our Organisational Chart.

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

Closing date: This position will remain open for applications until it is filled.

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

Contact details for queries:

Cath Bartolo (YFS CEO) – phone: 3826 1500 or email: cathb@yfs.org.au

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.

Find out more about working with us.

Functional Family Therapy - Child Welfare Therapist

 

Why join us

  • Join Logan’s leading community services organisation that’s been backing vulnerable people for 36 years.
  • Be part of an experienced team of passionate therapists who are implementing Queensland’s first Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare (FFT-CW) 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 that includes working from home options.
  • Take on an exciting full-time opportunity.

About the job

Role location: Jimboomba
Role type: Permanent
Pay range: $86,948 to $95,045 a year based on experience, with salary sacrificing 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 two or more 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 role 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 https://www.yfs.org.au/application-process/

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

Closing date: This position will remain open until it is filled.

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 https://www.yfs.org.au/work-for-us/.

Intensive Family Support Case Manager


Why join us

  • Join Logan’s leading community services organisation that’s been backing vulnerable people for 36 years.
  • Be part of a multi-disciplinary team who are supportive of each other.
  • Benefit from ongoing professional development, a caring work environment and a fortnightly ADO.
  • Take on an exciting and interesting case manager opportunity.

About the job

Role location: Jimboomba
Role type: Full-time fixed term until 30/6/2022 – 9 day per fortnight or a monthly ADO
Pay range: $74,410 to $76,352 a year based on experience, with salary sacrificing available

We are looking for a highly skilled, motivated, and dedicated case manager for our Intensive Family Support Service. This service works alongside families with multiple and/or complex needs at risk of entering the child protection system. In this job, you’ll work with parents, carers, young people, and children from unborn to 18 years of age to support improving their family situation and increase safety within the home. You will:

  • Provide purposeful and tailored case management to families.
  • Model and mentor families by providing practical parenting strategies and education.
  • Work across the Browns Plains/Beaudesert regions and have an office based in Jimboomba.
  • Undertake flexible home visits, which may occasionally be scheduled outside of core business hours

About you

Aside from meeting the key capabilities outlined in the related position description, ideally you will bring the following: a child focused and family centred approach, flexibility, inclusiveness, creativity, innovation and cultural awareness.

Interested?

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

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

Closing date: This position will remain open until it is filled.

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 https://www.yfs.org.au/work-for-us/