Website Alice Springs Youth Accommodation and Support Services Inc
12 Month Contract – 30 Hours per week
Salary and conditions commensurate with the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry (SCHC&DSi) Award – Level 6.3 (salary sacrificing available)
Directly responsible to the ASYASS CEO
Coordinate the following residential services provided by ASYASS
- Youth Refuge – emergency supported accommodation for young people 12-18 years
- Youth Housing Project – medium term, transitional housing for young people 16 – 23 years.
- On Track Residential / Independence program.
- Brown Street Drop In Centre (in conjunction with Tangentyere Council)
- Ampe Akweke Place (Young Women aged 13 – 23 years)
- Manage the day to day operation of the programs
- To abide by the goals, philosophies, policies and procedures of the service
- Ensure reporting requirements relevant to the residential services are met
- Ensure statistics are maintained as required
- Assist in the development of new projects as required
Provide supervision to workers from the above projects, including;
- Assist in the development and implement structures for effective communication, team building and debriefing
- Assist in the facilitation of staff meetings with Team Leaders as required
- Initiate and participate in relevant partnerships and networks to promote positive developments and change for disadvantaged young people.
- Promote and encourage youth participation within the community wherever possible
- Raise awareness of youth issues and promote a positive profile of young people in our community
- Be informed on current youth issues, particularly those that impact upon the ASYASS client group.
- Review and assist Team Leaders with caseloads, as necessary, in relation to clients with complex and high needs
- Participate in case planning conferences as necessary along with Team Leaders.
- Take on a small Case Management load for Young People with more complex situations who are staying at the Crisis Refuge.
Provide Support to the ASYASS CEO
- Actively engage with a strong and dynamic team of Coordinators
- Participate in organizational planning processes/attend regular Coordinator’s meetings
- Undertake ‘on-call’ duties as required
- Undertake training in supervision/management skills as required
- Ensure appropriate processes are followed in responding to inquiries/grievances from clients, families, staff, funding bodies or community members
- Participate in policy development as required
- Prepare reports for Manager, Board and Funding bodies as required
- Undertake higher duties in the absence of the CEO.
- Minimum of five years’ prior management experience.
- Relevant Tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience, including; Youth Work, Social Work, Community Development, Social Science, etc.
- A demonstrated commitment to social justice principles.
- Knowledge of the broad issues relating to youth homelessness.
- An understanding of contemporary drug and alcohol issues relating to young people and a commitment to implementing harm minimisation approaches.
- Experience in conflict resolution and mediation.
- Ability to fulfill administrative and reporting requirements relating to the management of projects and staff.
- Current NT Driver’s License.
- Current Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card).
- Current Police check.
- Comprehensive knowledge of the Homeless Services Sector
- Experience in staff development, supervision and a demonstrated ability to lead a team
- Experience in the provision of training to small groups
- Experience in residential care settings
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