Intensive Case Support Worker (CYRD Program)

Applications close midnight Thursday 6th October 2022
Interviews will take place Wednesday 12th October 2022

This is an exciting position that supports children and young people coming to the attention of Police and Youth Justice. The Community Youth Response and Diversion (CYRD) program is a Queensland Government funded initiative that aims to provide a culturally appropriate, alternative intervention to police charging and/or remanding young people in custody. The initiative aims to reduce the number of young people being held in watch houses and detention by providing intensive case support work to change the trajectory of young lives. 

CYRD initiatives have been rolled out in a number of locations around the state and is targeted at young people aged 10 to 15 (and up to 17) who are at high risk of offending/re-offending and present with multiple complex issues that increase the likelihood of a trajectory of offending, with a focus on those that are disproportionately represented in the Youth Justice system, in particular Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. 

Title:  Intensive Case Support Worker
Program:  Community Youth Response and Diversion (CYRD)
Hours:  37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday, primarily 9am – 5pm)
Term:  Fixed term to 30 June 2023 (extension subject to funding renewal)
Location:  Based at ICYS Head Office and/or ICYS Ipswich Youth Hub, IPSWICH (and other ICYS office  locations when required/requested)
Award:  Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 4 ($39.26 – $42/hour) plus leave loading and superannuation
Responsible to:  ICYS CYRD Team Leader and ICYS Programs Manager
Accountable to:  ICYS CEO and ICYS Management Committee

Position details:            See PD ICYS CYRD Intensive Case Support Worker Sept2022

TO APPLY:

  1. Please read the Position Description: PD ICYS CYRD Intensive Case Support Worker Sept2022
  2. Submit an application letter expressing your interest in the position to bso@icys.org.au (maximum 2 pages);
  3. Your application letter must clearly outline how you meet the Position Prerequisites listed on page 3 of the Position Description; and
  4. This letter must be accompanied by a current resume including at least 2 referees (at least one must be a recent supervisor).

Applications close midnight Thursday 6th October 2022
Interviews will take place Wednesday 12th October 2022