Senior Youth Worker

Job Description

The Senior Youth Worker's key responsibilities are:

• Provide assistance to the Program Coordinator/Team Coordinator in ensuring the delivery of high quality service in accordance with relevant legislative provision, statutory delegations, departmental policies, procedures and contemporary best practice.
• Develop weekly work rosters, matching young people subject to youth justice orders, with appropriate youth workers.
• Negotiate with other Government and community agencies, on behalf of young people, so as to enhance their access to services in accordance with the case plan.
• Conduct regular audits of Workplace Health and Safety issues in relation to agencies. Ensure that safety equipment is available and all equipment used in conjunction with the Community Service Order Program is safe to operate.
• Provide supervision and support to young people to assist with their compliance with court orders and reintegration into the community in accordance with the case plan
• Maintain records of program attendance and prepare reports to assist case planning and reviews and attend these meetings as required.
• Participate productively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team involving a range of internal and external stakeholders and service providers to achieve quality casework outcomes.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

QLD/466251/23 Closing Date Thursday, 2nd February 2023