Safe Night Out – Outreach Worker – Rockhampton

Be part of an amazing team, doing incredible work in Rockhampton.Rockhampton based.Flexibility a must.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.We are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic team member to join our incredible Rockhampton team in a casual capacity.About the roleCasualSafe Night Out delivers support services to address alcohol-related 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. The Outreach Worker will be required to:Be available onsite for late night Friday and Saturday on street duties between the hours of 10pm and 3amAble to make autonomous decisions whilst working with a team of volunteersIdentify and assess risk level for self, volunteers and the general public and respond appropriately, calling on other support and emergency services when requiredPromptly respond to emergency and non-emergency situations calmly and efficientlyBe aware of environmental risk factors associated with late night on street patrols and maintain volunteer safetyMaintain accurate records including shift procedures, patrol and critical incident reportsWork collaboratively and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders including emergency service, licensees and venue securityActively participate in line management and a commitment to continuous improvement through service development opportunities.About YouYou believe in making a difference in people's lives.  You also have / possess:prior experience in a community support focused positionare a great communicator who possesses a drive for resultshave a client focus and uphold a professional and proactive approachwill deliver on-street safety patrols on Friday and Saturday nights, and at other events as required across Rockhamptonwill possess exceptional interpersonal skills that will allow you to build rapport and maintain strong relationshipshave the ability to organise work demands and maintain high standards of performancecontribute to a work environment that enhances teamwork, trust and loyalty.Mandatory requirementsCurrent drivers licence Current Working with Children Blue Card, or the ability to obtain oneTertiary qualifications in 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.APPLICATIONS CLOSE Sunday 11 February 2018Position Description Australia - QLD Rockhampton & Capricorn Coast

Safe Night Out - Outreach Worker - Rockhampton

  • Be part of an amazing team, doing incredible work in Rockhampton.
  • Rockhampton based.
  • Flexibility a must.
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.

We are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic team member to join our incredible Rockhampton team in a casual capacity.

About the role

Casual

Safe Night Out delivers support services to address alcohol-related 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.
 

The Outreach Worker will be required to:

  • Be available onsite for late night Friday and Saturday on street duties between the hours of 10pm and 3am
  • Able to make autonomous decisions whilst working with a team of volunteers
  • Identify and assess risk level for self, volunteers and the general public and respond appropriately, calling on other support and emergency services when required
  • Promptly respond to emergency and non-emergency situations calmly and efficiently
  • Be aware of environmental risk factors associated with late night on street patrols and maintain volunteer safety
  • Maintain accurate records including shift procedures, patrol and critical incident reports
  • Work collaboratively and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders including emergency service, licensees and venue security
  • Actively participate in line management and a commitment to continuous improvement through service development opportunities.

About You

You believe in making a difference in people's lives.  You also have / possess:

  • prior experience in a community support focused position
  • are a great communicator who possesses a drive for results
  • have a client focus and uphold a professional and proactive approach
  • will deliver on-street safety patrols on Friday and Saturday nights, and at other events as required across Rockhampton
  • will possess exceptional interpersonal skills that will allow you to build rapport and maintain strong relationships
  • have the ability to organise work demands and maintain high standards of performance
  • contribute to a work environment that enhances teamwork, trust and loyalty.

Mandatory requirements

  • Current drivers licence
     
  • Current Working with Children Blue Card, or the ability to obtain one

Tertiary qualifications in 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.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE Sunday 11 February 2018