Youth Development Coach

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Location:Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

  • Are you passionate about celebrating young people for their strengths and interests?
  • Do you believe in equipping young people with the pathways they need to create the future they want, on their terms?
  • Do you want to be a part of a team that will bring a highly-regarded, evidence-based program to NSW?

Foyer Central is Uniting’s bold new social impact investment program that demonstrates our ongoing commitment to providing innovative and evidence-based programs.

Based in Sydney's CBD, this role is responsible for working with young people from 18-22 years who have exited out of home care. Foyer Central will operate 24/7and as such will require staff with a flexible approach to working hours.

The role will facilitate the day to day supervision and support of young people living within Foyer Central. Being responsible for a small caseload including all aspects case management, case coordination and regular meeting and mentoring of young people.

The emphasis will be on supporting students with everyday living activities, education and/or employment opportunities with a focus on transitioning into independent living.

The Youth Development Coach will be part of a highly skilled team who share a commitment to shared ways of working and shared language ensuring the Foyer Central framework is embedded within the program.

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

Further to this we offer:

  • Contribute directly to creating and establishing the first of these services in Sydney.
  • Play a key operational role to provide links between the young people and community to be part of a young person’s journey to independence.
  • Offering ongoing training and mentoring so you can continue to improve and learn new skills.
  • NFP salary packaging and accessible employee assistance program to support your wellbeing.

About you:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Sciences and/or demonstrated relevant work experience with young people.
  • Knowledge of multiple service systems and the support that young vulnerable people leaving OOHC require to transition to independence.
  • Passion for working with young people and a sound knowledge of the issues faced by young people.
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence, WWCC and Police Check with the ability to work flexible hours.

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.