St Kilda Gatehouse has the following position available. Please click the button below to link to Ethical Jobs for a detailed position description and application. Applications close 13/06/24 or earlier.

Outreach Support Worker - Parental Leave Position Young Women's Program

We are seeking a dedicated and skilled professional to cover a parental leave position within our organisation.

The position is being offered part time – 3 days per week, Tuesdays-Fridays. This temporary Outreach Worker role (12 months fixed term) offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to our Young Women’s Program (YWP) team while providing essential support to young people at risk of or affected by child sexual exploitation and its associated traumas.

The Outreach Worker role will provide outreach and support to young people referred to the YWP to address risk factors contributing to sexual exploitation and develop protective factors for young people to connect them to community, family, and services.

The role will provide information, support, advocacy, and referral to identified young people while working collaboratively with other agencies to provide a holistic response.

The Outreach Worker will meet reporting requirements through case file notes, intake and assessments and appropriate risk assessments to ensure the safety of the young person and workers and liaise with stakeholders such as the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH), out of home care providers and families to share appropriate information in a timely way.

The Outreach Worker will work within the YWP team, and the office is currently located in Bayswater, Victoria.

The role will commence July 2024.