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Wesley Mission
Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Future Planning Consultant


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Taree & Ballina, NSW, Australia 



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Part time



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Job Description:

Wesley Take Charge of Your Life

• part-time position (30 hours/week)
• located between Taree & Ballina

About us
Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

About the program
Take Charge of Your Life supports young people aged 15+ in future planning and preparing for leaving care.

About the role
The role works alongside a team of case managers who support young people in Out of Home Care.

Job Requirements:

Essential criteria
• degree in Social Work, Social Welfare, Psychology or related discipline including Youth Work
• experience working with Young people (15-25 years)
• ability to communicate effectively and work independently and as part of a team
• demonstrated ability to liaise, network and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the Take Charge of Your Life  program
• ability to relate empathetically to the needs of disadvantaged people and those operating in crisis
• ability to think creatively about supporting young people’s needs and implementing living skills programs
• flexible working hours including evenings and some weekends
• current unrestricted Drivers Licence and use of a comprehensively insured motor vehicle and a willingness to drive distances as required to attend meetings and visit clients as required

Desirable criteria
• experience working in Out of Home Care particularly with young people transitioning out of care
• experience in teaching or assisting young people to learn Living Skills
• experience in writing Leaving Care plans

Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the SCHADS award, Level 5 along with generous salary packaging.

Closing date
Friday July 27, 2018.

Apply now
Please find a copy of the Position Description here:

Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:

Contact name Rita Karraz


Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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