Community Solutions is a unique community service organisation providing an innovative and diverse range of services to individuals and families, throughout regional communities. Following an amalgamation in October 2014, Community Solutions and Endeavour Foundation aspire to make a profound and positive difference for individuals, families and communities.  Together, Community Solutions and Endeavour Foundation seek to assist people to realise their full potential through easy access to holistic support and care within their communities.About the roleWe are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic new team member to join our incredible Bundaberg team in a fixed term capacity (till end June 2019), working weekend evenings (minimum 8 hrs per fortnight).Safe Night Out delivers support services to address alcohol-fuelled violence across designated Safe Night Precincts. The service will increase the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people and those at risk of harm to themselves. This support will also extend to others affected by the influence of alcohol and other related substances.Key duties include:Under the direction of the Project Coordinator, lead a team of volunteers through on-street safety patrols across designated Safe Night Precinct areas on Friday and Saturday nights and other events as requiredProviding critical support, first aid, care and support to individuals who need assistance as a result of intoxication or the intoxication of othersWorking collaboratively with QPS, QAS and the local business community to reduce the incidence of injury and accidents involving patrons of licensed premises. About youOur successful candidate will be available onsite for late night Friday and Saturday on street duties (11pm-3am). You will also have the experience and awareness to identify and assess risk level for self, volunteers and the general public and respond appropriately, calling on other support and emergency services when required.You will also:Have the knowledge and ability to promptly respond to emergency and non-emergency situations calmly and efficientlyHave experience with emergency services, government contracts and reporting systemsHold a current Queensland Driver’s LicenceMaintain current Senior First Aid and Advance Resuscitation qualificationsCurrent Working with Children Blue Card, or the ability to obtain oneTertiary qualifications in Nursing, Social Sciences, Community Services and/or Paramedic certification or relevant experience in alcohol and other drug support services and/or mental health support services, would be highly regarded.On OfferIn addition to a highly competitive salary package, Community Solutions offers numerous benefits such as salary sacrifice, salary continuance, purchase of additional annual leave and corporate health insurance.Community Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage applications from people with culturally diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disabilities.

Outreach Leader - Safe Nite Out Bundaberg

Community Solutions is a unique community service organisation providing an innovative and diverse range of services to individuals and families, throughout regional communities. Following an amalgamation in October 2014, Community Solutions and Endeavour Foundation aspire to make a profound and positive difference for individuals, families and communities.  Together, Community Solutions and Endeavour Foundation seek to assist people to realise their full potential through easy access to holistic support and care within their communities.

About the role

We are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic new team member to join our incredible Bundaberg team in a fixed term capacity (till end June 2019), working weekend evenings (minimum 8 hrs per fortnight).

Safe Night Out delivers support services to address alcohol-fuelled violence across designated Safe Night Precincts. The service will increase the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people and those at risk of harm to themselves. This support will also extend to others affected by the influence of alcohol and other related substances.

Key duties include:

  • Under the direction of the Project Coordinator, lead a team of volunteers through on-street safety patrols across designated Safe Night Precinct areas on Friday and Saturday nights and other events as required
  • Providing critical support, first aid, care and support to individuals who need assistance as a result of intoxication or the intoxication of others
  • Working collaboratively with QPS, QAS and the local business community to reduce the incidence of injury and accidents involving patrons of licensed premises.

 

About you

Our successful candidate will be available onsite for late night Friday and Saturday on street duties (11pm-3am). You will also have the experience and awareness to identify and assess risk level for self, volunteers and the general public and respond appropriately, calling on other support and emergency services when required.

You will also:

  • Have the knowledge and ability to promptly respond to emergency and non-emergency situations calmly and efficiently
  • Have experience with emergency services, government contracts and reporting systems
  • Hold a current Queensland Driver’s Licence
  • Maintain current Senior First Aid and Advance Resuscitation qualifications
  • Current Working with Children Blue Card, or the ability to obtain one

Tertiary qualifications in Nursing, Social Sciences, Community Services and/or Paramedic certification or relevant experience in alcohol and other drug support services and/or mental health support services, would be highly regarded.

On Offer

In addition to a highly competitive salary package, Community Solutions offers numerous benefits such as salary sacrifice, salary continuance, purchase of additional annual leave and corporate health insurance.

Community Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage applications from people with culturally diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disabilities.