Careers Job opportunities Current vacancies Youth Bail Support vacancies Vacancies in our Youth Bail Support team: Program Lead - Bundaberg Program Lead - Bundaberg The opportunity: To manage the Youth Bail Support Service in the Bundaberg region, which assists young people involved in the youth and criminal justice system. It will be expected that you will provide: Provision of timely, effective, culturally and age-appropriate interventions and intensive case management of young people aged 10 – 17, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth to improve their chances of being granted bail, meet their conditions of bail and improve their connection to pro-social activities and supports and enhance their social and emotional wellbeing Establish, foster and strengthen relationships between local communities, elders, recognised entities and health, justice and community providers to ensure key stakeholders participate in the co-design of local solutions and strategies in addressing issues that impact on Bundaberg youth at risk or involved in anti-social and criminal activities Develop and implement strategies to increase ongoing participation and engagement of young people in Bridges Bail support and associated support services, where relevant. Ensure that services and interventions support BHCC’s purpose, vision and core values About the group you will be working with: • Young people aged 10 – 17 years who are at high risk of being remanded in custody • Young people who are alleged to have committed an offence and could be eligible for bail, but are at high risk of remand without support • Are at risk of re-offending or non-compliance with their orders without support • Are remanded in custody due in part, to lack of stable accommodation and/or positive support in the community Selection criteria: Tertiary and or Diploma qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Youth work or r equivalent experience will be highly regarded Demonstrated experience in working with young people at risk and/or involved in the criminal justice system An understanding of contemporary mental health and recovery-orientated practice Sound understanding of court and diversionary processes or ability to acquire. Experience working in an evidence based practice environment Demonstrated ability to plan, organise and manage daily tasks. Exceptional communication skills including: The ability to communicate clearly, professionally and respectfully with young people, families, colleagues, other agency personnel and external stakeholders; Accurate, precise, professional written and verbal communication skills Demonstrated computer skills, with intermediate to advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office applications and SMART technology Current senior first aid certificate, or willingness to obtain It is a Bridges requirement to obtain the following licences before commencement: Blue Card for working with children and young people Yellow Card Exemption, and/or NDIS Worker Screening Card Current Queensland Driver's Licence (open) The right to work in Australia If you resonate with the above, we want to hear from you. Of course, with a role of this nature, you will be a strong communicator (written & verbal), an ability to work in diverse settings, and you will be IT-savvy. To learn more about this rare and unique opportunity, email our CEO, Sharon Sarah: [email protected], or call our head office on 1300 707 655. We look forward to hearing from you.