Platform Youth Services is a growing not-for-profit based youth homelessness service, that has provided holistic services to vulnerable young people who are at risk of homelessness or who are experiencing homelessness in the Nepean, Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury areas for over 40 yrs.
Platform is looking for experienced, motivated and dedicated Workers to join our dynamic team. We are looking for people to actively engage with young people and help them build individual capacity while empowering them to lead enriched and meaningful lives.
The Premiers Youth Initiative is a 3-year Transitional Program for young people 15-17 years exiting Out of Home Care with a focus on education, employment and community engagement. The Program utilises properties managed through Wentworth Community Housing, whilst providing a mentoring model through the engagement of Personal Advisors provided through our Mission Australia partnership.
The Transitional Housing Workers will work with all young people in the program to build a positive Case Management Relationship working towards independent living, ensuring that the most appropriate and effective services and support are provided to young people who are at risk of homelessness or who are experiencing homelessness and where appropriate, their families as identified in the Premiers Youth Initiative Program.
This position will involve you having the flexibility to work across multiple site locations, across Nepean, Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury areas. The contract is in line with and dependant on funding.
Interviews will be scheduled for Monday 10th February 2020 in Penrith.
Platform encourage applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.