Thank you for your interest in the position of Outreach Worker at ARROS (social work degree or equivalent preferred). We invite passionate, creative and values driven people to apply to join our team of committed social and human services workers! We value the knowledge and skills of new graduates (in social work or similar professions such as community development, or human services) and skilled practitioners alike and are willing to negotiate this role with the right applicant.
Please find attached an application kit containing the following documentation:
· Position Description (Abridged Outreach Worker)
· ARROS Goals and Objectives
· ARROS Practice Principles
· Trauma, Vicarious Trauma, Burnout and Self Care Policy and Procedure.
ARROS works with young people (15 to 25 years) who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. This includes young people with experiences of trauma, or intellectual or cognitive disability who are transitioning from care or from youth justice to adulthood. We provide holistic support to people with the aim of providing spaces to live, places to belong and roles for meaning.
We invite applications from practitioners who are passionate about the issues young people face and enjoy engaging in direct practice with young people and their networks. We encourage new graduates to apply, and offer ongoing, professional supervision to support emerging practice, tailored to your gifts and interests. This is a full-time position, on a twelve-month contract, with possibility of extension. Remuneration is at a SCHCADS Level 4 or 4 depending on skillset (Social and Community Services Pay Scales). There is opportunity to increase your income through inclusion in our salary sacrificing program. The SCHCADS award can be accessed here: https://www.fwc.gov.au/documents/documents/modern_awards/award/ma000100/default.htm
To apply for the position of Outreach Worker please submit the following documents:
1. Curriculum Vitae (Please include name, position, and contact details of 2 referees who can comment on your work)
2. Cover letter (maximum of three pages) answering the questions below. Please include examples to illustrate your practice when responding to the questions (Questions: 1-3). Applications with no response to the questions below will NOT be considered.
1. Why do you want to be an Outreach Worker in the ARROS Team?
2. What values do you bring to practice (practice framework) and what is your experience working with people from a marginalised background?
3. How do you operate as a member of a team, including any teams and stakeholder groups you are current in?
4. Do you currently have a driver license and a vehicle, which can create a safe, confidential workplace whilst transporting people?
Appointment to the position of ARROS Outreach Worker will be subject to a Blue Card ‘Working with Children Check’ and ‘Yellow Card Exemption’ and ‘NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.’ Prior to start date, the successful candidate must have blue card and NDIS Worker Clearance Card and provide a certificate to demonstrate completion of NDIS Worker Orientation Module “Quality, Safety and You”.
Prior to start date, the successful candidate must have been fully vaccinated (Covid19 Vaccination) as per Public Health Order.
Applications are due by 9am Wednesday 6th July 2022. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed on 7th July 2022. Please forward applications in writing to CLA Co-ordinator 5 Nundah Street Nundah Q 4012 or to firstname.lastname@example.org
Should you wish to enquire further about this position or have any questions about what it is like to work for ARROS or Community Living Association, we welcome your phone call! Please contact Darcy Villiers or Renee Mills on 3266 3788.