Youth Worker (Outreach)

  • Fixed term until 30th June 2024
  • Full time (76 hours per fortnight)
  • Remuneration SCHCADS level 5 dependent on qualifications and experience  + 11 % 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. Manage a case load of 12-15 clients and maintain YSAS’ espoused service delivery response and organisational culture.
  2. Have attention to detail in ensuring the case-notes are up to date and of acceptable standard as per YSAS’s Model of Care
  3. Ensure that client’s progress is continuously kept in view as part of overall care
  4. Undertake service delivery to ensure a developmentally appropriate and responsive service for vulnerable young people aged 10 to 18 years.
  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 Shane Williams, Senior Practitioner on 0404 120 549 regarding the Youth Worker (Outreach) position – Recruitment Ref. Number- 086_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.pdf (494 kB)
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