Facilitator – Ucan2 Program

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Facilitator – Ucan2 Program


Job Description

·        Working within a passionate and driven team

·        Working with young people for social inclusion, educational engagement and emotional well-being

·        Fixed term, full time (1.0 EFT) or 4 days per week (.8), 12-month position

Foundation House’s Ucan2 program facilitates and supports the social inclusion, engagement in education and emotional well-being of recently arrived young people of refugee background.  It does this through a collaborative partnership with the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) and English Language Schools and Centres, AMEP programs or Secondary Schools. 

The role requires planning and delivery of Ucan2 programs to young people in sites across Melbourne.  There is an expectation that this position will have a focus on the newly arriving young people from Afghanistan. The facilitator will work in collaboration with the site delivery team to deliver the program using a flexible approach to ensure that participants are fully supported to achieve program goals. The facilitator will work with the Ucan2 Business Partnerships team to support any work experience and mentoring components of Ucan2 as appropriate.

You will be a high energy and experienced group facilitator who understands the issues facing young people from asylum seeker and refugee backgrounds. You will engage quickly with, and relate well to, young people online and in person. You will be an excellent organiser and communicator, with the ability to work collaboratively with partners to deliver the curriculum.  Your strengths-based approach will support the participants and delivery team with compassion, integrity, a sense of fun. You have a commitment to social justice and human rights.

Salary and benefits

Remuneration is based on our Enterprise Agreement 2014 of $96,804 gross salary per annum (pro-rata), plus 17.5% leave loading and 10% superannuation. Additional benefits include salary packaging up to $18,550, a range of flexible working options, a highly supportive team environment, excellent training and development opportunities, and onsite parking.

Conditional employment requirements

  • Satisfactory Police Check
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • COVID-19 vaccination*
  • Proof of the right to work and live in Australia.

* In accordance with the recent Directions from Chief Health Officer in accordance with emergency powers arising from declared state of emergency, COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions (No 7), Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 (Vic), Foundation House must comply with employer obligations regarding mandatory COVID 19 vaccinations for authorised workers. If you are to be successful in gaining employment with Foundation House, you will be required to provide evidence of your COVID 19 vaccination for work at our sites.

Foundation House is committed to promoting and protecting the interests and safety of children and actively plays a part in combating family violence; this is reflected in our organisational policies, protocols and staff development.

Foundation House is an equal opportunity employer

APPLICATIONS

Applications for this position closes 5:00 PM on Wednesday 19 January 2022.

Applicants must submit their resume and address the key selection criteria above contained in the position description.

Please ensure you submit your KSC as part of your cover letter as you can only upload 2 documents.

For any enquiries regarding the position please contact Roslyn Leary – Manager Integration programs on 0412 450 945.

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