Living Skills Mentor - Youth Support Worker

Living Skills Mentor - Youth Support Worker

Job Title: Living Skills Mentor - Youth Support Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tamworth & North West NSW
Reference: 3003690
Contact Name: Chloe Barton
Contact Email: chloe@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: September 18, 2019 11:46

Job Description

Beaumont People are currently recruiting for passionate and experienced Youth Support Mentor in Tamworth. 
Who we are looking for?
  • An enthusiastic person with a heart for working with young people to reach their potential.
  • A team player to work as part of a professional team to build a young persons capacity to manage and maintain long term accommodation 
  • Someone who loves to learn and develop professionally.
  • Flexibility and resilient, no two days will be the same and you will need to think outside of the box to find solutions.
About the role

We’re looking for a vibrant and energetic team player to join the dynamic team in a NFP in Tamworth.

In this role you will assist young people to gradually develop their skills and knowledge by providing case management support. Doing this within a trauma informed and strengths based framework; To build a young person’s capacity to establish, manage and maintain long term accommodation. (with a particular emphasis on building capacity to establish and maintain share accommodation).

This is a rewarding opportunity for passionate individuals to contribute towards a real difference in the lives of young people. 

About You
  • At least 2 years’ experience in mentoring young people
  • Knowledge of local accommodation sources, options and supports in the region
  • Excellent writing and communication skills (mediation, conflict resolution, advocacy)
  • Have knowledge and understanding of trauma informed support, along with the issues impacting young people leaving care and their families, particularly in Regional and Aboriginal communities
  • Ability to build relationships easily and solve problems
  • Be organised and disciplined
  • Ability to work flexible hours when required 
  • Hold a current Working With Children Check and you will be required to undertake a National Criminal History Check 
The benefits to you; 
  • Full time role for the duration of the fixed term contract. 
  • Work as part of a team small team with a client focus and opportunity for peer interaction and team-based learning
  • Supervision and support to enable you to fulfill the requirements of your role and develop your career path
  • The opportunity to utilise flexible work arrangements
  • Excellent Salary Sacrificing options 

If you are looking for a new role then Apply today! If you would like more information, get in touch with Chloe Barton 02 9133 9322
This role is advertised without a closing date, all applications will be reviewed as they are received so please send your application through A.S.A.P.