Youth Worker (Outreach)

  • Fixed term until June 2023
  • Part time (60.8 hours per fortnight)
  • Remuneration SCHCADS level 5 dependent on qualifications and experience  + 10.5 % Employer superannuation


About the position

An integral aspect of the role is to provide interventions that target the whole family, particularly parents/carers. It is a dynamic role that incorporates general youth work as well as potential family meetings and informal mediation. Therefore, some afterhours work will be required to meet the needs of young people and families.


Some of your key responsibilities will be:

  1. Undertake service delivery to ensure a developmentally appropriate and responsive service for vulnerable young people aged 10 to 18 years.
  2. Maintain a caseload of 10-12 young people and conduct regular outreach sessions (for e.g. 10 per week) to help foster strong relationships between worker and young person.
  3. Writing timely and clear case notes after client engagement sessions.
  4. Working within the YSAS Model of Care framework using effective case management strategies to track young person’s progress to increase positive outcomes.
  5. Work in a family inclusive manner, where appropriate including family in conducting assessments and developing support plans.
  6. Implement a range of modalities including but not limited to: brief interventions, intensive individual casework, group work and family work.

For full details of the position, please view the POSITION DESCRIPTION below.


Please note:

  1. Service delivery aspects of the role may be modified in order to comply with Victorian Government COVID-19 guidelines.
  2. As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National Criminal History check and have a current Working with Children Check.
  3. You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.


Further Enquiries

For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Navin Dhillon, Community Manager, on 0436 299 193 regarding the role of Youth Worker (Outreach) – Recruitment Ref. Number 007_2023.

  • YSAS is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.
  • YSAS has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation.


Vacancy Description - Youth and Family Worker PD 10th January 2023.pdf (483 kB)
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