Project Coordinator – Youth Services Anglicare

JOB DESCRIPTION

Anglicare have an exciting opportunity for a Project Coordinator to join our Anglicare Youth Services team, based in Liverpool, NSW    

  • Would you like to further your Career in Youth Services?
  • Do you have a passion to work with young people?
  • Join our family friendly, warm supportive culture!

About Anglicare:

As a Christian organisation with a heritage of service spanning 160 years, we exist to serve our community, enrich life and share the love of Jesus. Combining our resources and expertise enables us to work even more effectively to meet changing needs as we reach and serve more people at all stages of life.

To find out more please visit: www.anglicare.org.au [link removed]

Benefits:

  • Excellent remuneration package and company benefits
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging benefits – reducing your taxable income by $15,900 plus an additional $2,650 for salary packaging accommodation, meals, and entertainment
  • Learning and Development opportunities within the organisation

About the Role: 

Young people can face many issues which may lead to them becoming disengaged from education, employment, family, and community. Our youth programs offer individual support, counselling, education, and practical assistance to help young people re-establish relationships and break out of destructive cycles of living.

Anglicare have an exciting opportunity for a Project Coordinator in our Youth Support Services team. As a Project Coordinator you will deliver workshops and short-term individual support to young people in Southwest Sydney to increase their motivation; readiness for work and ability to engage with their local community. You will be delivering workshops in a range of schools across the region and developing partnerships with local schools and service providers.

This is a maximum term, full-time position for 18 months, based in Liverpool.

Key Responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Ensures that Project Case Workers Youth Services are well supported by providing leadership and appropriate management of supervision, development, resources, and training.
  • Ensures that the highest quality of care is provided to clients by recruiting qualified and trained staff and volunteers. This may also include coordinating and supervising student placements.
  • Ensures effective service delivery to clients to support best outcomes by advocating, establishing strong network links with local services to promote referral pathways and developing strong partnerships with stakeholders. Ensure the service is prominent within the community by participating in local network meetings and other promotional events.
  • Deliver group work and workshops at local schools and other services. Ensure that group work and workshops for clients and their families meet client needs through ongoing review and evaluation.
  • Ensure that funding body program requirements are implemented in all program practice areas by adhering to guidelines, specifications, benchmarks and organisational policies and procedures.
  • Ensure individual client needs are met by providing a case plan that is developed with the client, is clearly defined, has achievable outcomes, and is reviewed and updated regularly. Meeting client needs includes providing information about other relevant community services. Utilise various solution-focused tools to assist in engaging a young person in education, employment, and community.
  • Ensure a full client caseload is maintained by working within funding guidelines and program targets directed by the Manager

About you:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, e.g., Social Work degree, Counselling, Psychology
  • Case management or counselling experience with a strong focus on young people
  • Experience with coordinating programs from successful funding to operational level is highly desirable
  • Experience with leading and managing a small team of case workers is highly desirable
  • Previous experience in networking with other organisations to achieve positive client outcomes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Previous experience in delivering group programs
  • Current Drivers Licence – travel between sites/ locations will be required
  • Covid Vaccination including Booster dose 

If you genuinely care about people and share our vision, mission, and values, we welcome your application to join us, as we work to see Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched, and communities strengthened.

To find out more about this opportunity, please email the recruitment team at [email protected] [link removed]

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply

Anglicare – Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched, and communities strengthened

Anglicare is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and has zero tolerance of child abuse.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; Closing date is subject to change without notice.

JOB SUMMARY

Employment Type

Contract/Temp

Job Salary

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