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We currently have the following vacancies

Family Therapist

We have an exciting opportunity for a clinical therapist looking to take the next step in their career.

  • Are you relational, engaging and have high emotional intelligence?
  • Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role and are you passionate about working with families to make positive, sustainable change?
  • If you are willing to learn an evidence-based model, which involves being patient and open to accepting constructive clinical feedback, this role will provide an opportunity to develop your clinical skills and expertise.

Why join us:

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.

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.

About the job

Role location: Jimboomba
Role type: Permanent, full-time 
Pay range: $86,948 to $93,000 a year based on experience, with salary sacrificing available

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, in families’ homes
  • benefit from intensive training in the FFT-CW model, regular ongoing clinical support and a flexible work environment that includes working from home options.

This role will require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID.

About you

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

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: Wednesday 25 May at 12pm
Interviews are scheduled for Monday 30 May 2022.

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.

Find out more about working with us.

Housing Specialist

Are you a quick-thinking, problem solver looking to build a career in community services?

Due to growth in our Housing Team, we’re looking for someone who wants to be a Housing Specialist and deliver case management services that help people break the cycle of homelessness.

If you’re practical, can work quickly and are willing to learn, our experienced team can help you get up to speed with the skills needed to thrive in this position.

In this role you can really make a difference by supporting people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, to secure and sustain long-term housing and create lasting change in their lives.

About the job

Role location: Slacks Creek
Role type: Permanent, full-time
Pay range: $74,410 to $80,063 a year based on experience, with salary sacrificing available

You will:  

  • support clients to navigate the housing system to achieve their long-term housing goals
  • work within a supportive, collaborative team environment (both organisational and external)
  • 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 Communities, Housing and Digital Economy and community housing providers
  • be flexible and adaptable to clients’ changing needs
  • work with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced team
  • have strong computer skills
  • have excellent written and oral communication skills, including highly developed interpersonal skills with an ability to relate positively and confidently to a wide range of people, in a variety of settings
  • have a demonstrated ability to work with First Nations peoples.

This role will require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID.

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, a collaborative spirit, creativity, innovation and cultural awareness.

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: Friday 27 May at 12pm
Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 1 June 2022.

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.

Find out more about working with us.

YFS Connect Worker

Are you a highly skilled, flexible, and resilient worker with excellent customer service skills?

We’re looking for someone to join our YFS Connect Team to assist people experiencing homelessness, financial crisis and a range of other issues. YFS Connect is the central door for all new clients linking with YFS, so this is an important role, and no two days will be the same.

Your role will include providing people with information and advice to help them improve their circumstances or link them with relevant supports. You will need to be confident, have a high level of empathy and be able to act quickly to assess people’s needs and connect them with the services they need.

You’ll work with supportive management and a great team of co-workers to:

  • Triage response to clients experiencing homelessness, and/or financial difficulties, family and relationships, employment, as well as other life stressors.
  • Assist families at risk of homelessness to save existing tenancies, negotiate payment plans, and manage finances to improve financial capability.
  • Provide advice on how to navigate existing resources such as government pensions and allowances, and products that will make it easier to secure crisis accommodation or long-term housing.
  • Provide information about YFS programs, as well as other services available within the Logan community.

 Why join us

  • We are Logan’s leading community services organisation and have been backing vulnerable people for more than 36 years.
  • Be part of a fast-paced team providing information, advice and solutions for people experiencing homelessness, financial crisis and a wide range of other issues.
  • 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: $66,367 to $78,314 a year based on experience, with salary sacrificing available

 

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, a collaborative spirit, innovation and cultural awareness.

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: Monday 16 May at 12pm
Interviews are scheduled for Thursday 19 May 2022.

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.

Find out more about working with us.