Youth Family & Community Resource Officer

  • Company:
    Youth Justice
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Government

To provide high quality support and intervention services to young people subject to a youth justice intervention, their families and communities within a goal of reducing the over representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in the youth justice system.

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Location: North West Qld
  • Yearly Salary: $74615 – $81816
  • Contact Name: Mary McClean
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 08-FEB-21

Key Responsibilities:

– Deliver support and intervention services to young people subject to a youth justice intervention, their families and communities in accordance with legislative, policy and procedural requirements.

– Implement culturally appropriate individualised case plans through designing and implementing intervention strategies, negotiating with service providers and linking clients to the services/supports they require (including formal and informal services, government and non-government agencies).

– Supports the Mt Isa Community Connect team and participates productively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team involving a range of internal and external stakeholders and service providers to achieve quality service outcomes.

– Liaise and develop effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders including families, elders, other key community members, community agencies and Government departments.

– Undertake a range of record and information management tasks including maintenance of case records, preparation of reports, performance reporting and data entry to ensure casework and organisational accountability.

– Actively participate in training and development activities to develop and maintain an appropriate knowledge and skills base to ensure that service delivery is consistent with departmental priorities and objectives, service objectives, current trends and relevant legislation, policies and procedures.

– Actively participate in and contribute to the good governance and objectives of the directorate and department

Mandatory Qualification / Requirements:

Applicants are required to nominate an Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander person who is recognised and accepted within the community as a referee to support their ability to meet the key responsibilities.

A ‘C’ class drivers licence.

Applications to remain current for twelve months