Senior Youth Transition Worker

Location: Sydney
Area: South West & M5 Corridor
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $88,000 - $95,000 per annum

Our client aims to change lives positively by supporting people affected by the criminal justice system. 

Senior Youth Transition Worker
This role will involve;

  • To provide Cultural Leadership and consultation to the Youth Pathways team including day to day debriefing.
  • To support clients and their families to have their cultural needs met including
    supporting Transition Worker’s ability to engage in culturally appropriate practice,
    protocols and community engagement.
  • To support, mentor and participate in onboarding of new workers in the project.
  • To oversee referrals and assess clients for acceptance to the Youth Pathways Project.
  •  To raise awareness of the Indigenous Health Check with clients and their families.
  • To provide transitional casework services for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander young peoples experiencing multiple and complex needs including homelessness, social isolation, physical and mental health, AOD use, disability, access to education, access to employment opportunities, family relationships, financial hardship and histories of trauma who are exiting NSW youth justice centres and adult correctional centres.
  • To work with young people with a range of offending histories, including
    violent offences, sex offences and offences against children.
The requirements for this role include;
  • To identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person
  • Experience and skills in the provision of trauma-informed care
  • Knowledge and experience of working with children and young people with complex and compounding needs such as criminal justice system involvement, homelessness, alcohol and other drug use, mental health and experiences of trauma
  • A current NSW Driver Licence
  • Demonstrated cultural competency and knowledge of issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and CALD communities
  • Knowledge and skills relating to child development, current child protection issues and legislation.
Additional Information 
  • A number of probity checks may be required including holding a current working with children and undertaking National police checks.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination (including booster)
    Please note this position will require the successful candidate to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated. 
This position is Aboriginal identified. To perform this role, it is essential that the person who holds the role be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is a genuine occupational requirement under section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 that applicants are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.
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For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Justin Davari on 0473 669 599.

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Date Posted: 22/06/2022 05:14 PM

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