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Reference Number 14285
Position Title Senior Youth Worker
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity Frankston City Council
Geographical Location Frankston
Award Classification Award 5 - Band Levels 5
Hours Per Fortnight 54

Senior Youth Worker

Part Time – 26 hours

Band 5 - $67,410 per annum plus


Frankston City Council is located on the eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay and is where the beach meets with the natural landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula. We are a diverse community that provides a vibrant lifestyle along with a growing economic and arts sector. Our leadership team is committed to building an engaged and collaborative culture where innovation and being future focused are the norm. If you want to help shape the future of Frankston, now is the time to join our team.


About the role


Council is looking for a Senior Youth Worker within the Community Strengthening Department who will be responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of the community based youth engagement programs. The goal of these programs is to encourage young people to connect more strongly with peers, family, community activities and networks.


Your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Oversee the development of programs and activities which respond to the needs of young people and are consistent with the objectives of the Community Strengthening Department.
  • Maintain regular face to face contact with young people and actively involve young people in the decision making, planning, and implementation of activities and projects.
  • Provide regular supervision of Youth Workers and facilitate ways to work collaboratively with other youth related services.


What we are looking for? 

  • You will have a qualification in Youth Work or a related discipline. You will also have demonstrated experience working with young people individually and in groups, with a focus on supporting young people to develop life skills.
  • You will require excellent communication/interpersonal skills, adaptability, attention to detail, as well as patience, sensitivity and understanding in dealing with younger people.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of youth related matters, and the ability to build rapport with young people, with a commitment to youth participation.


Why you would like to join us?

Be a part of a workplace that is looking to transform the way that we work and build on our values “Kinder, Fairer, Smarter”. As an employee, you will have access to benefits such as:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Access to professional and career development opportunities
  • Purchased leave


Frankston City Council is committed to building a culture that values diversity and promotes a workplace that welcomes and includes the unique contributions of all people.  We encourage applications from individuals of all ages, backgrounds and identities.


You will need to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia, certified copies of your qualifications, and a current Driver Licence & Working with Children Check. You must also be willing to provide a Pre-Employment Health Declaration and undertake a National Police Record Check.


Frankston City Council is committed to promoting and protecting children from abuse. We have zero tolerance for child abuse.


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Your career, Frankston’s future….


Selection Criteria
Contact Person Ilya Grin
Contact Number 03 9768 1366
Closing Date 21/04/2021
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