P: 03 9532 0811
P: 03 9532 0811

Employment Opportunities

Youth Case Coordinator (Frankston)  

·         Make a difference to the lives of young people in Frankston
·         Work collaboratively with local services
·         Part time role in Frankston (4 days per week)

About TaskForce
Since 1973, TaskForce has provided specialist support for people in serious need in Victoria. Our core services focus on addressing social issues of addiction, unemployment, mental health and high risk taking behaviours, supporting our clients to transition back into “mainstream” services and supports.The people who access our services have experienced significant disadvantage or a crisis in their lives and as a result are prevented from reaching their potential. 

About this program
Your Path is a new initiative funded by Frankston Mornington Primary Care Partnership.   The client group will be made up of young people aged between 15 and 24 years who routinely socialise in the Frankston CBD, are engaged in early offending behavoiurs, and are at risk of developing alcohol or other drug misuse issues and long term socio-economic marginalisation. These young people will be identified through assertive outreach with local agencies (including Headspace), health services and schools, and through referral by police in partnership with the RAD-FMP Steering Committee. 

About the position
This position based Headspace Frankston will work personally with young people in the Frankston area. The role will engage clients one-on-one, both at Headspace and at a range of outside settings including schools, cafes and other public places. This position will provide outreach support and general case management services to young people experiencing issues in their lives.  The role involves providing non judgmental support, assessment and referral to young people in and around the Frankston CBD, creating an environment that is accessible, non-threatening and safe for the young people accessing the service.

About you
You will have demonstrated experience working with young people, understanding their complex needs and linking them to suitable services.  You have experience providing assessment, support and case management services on an outreach basis to young people in their own environment. Ideally you will be tertiary qualified in youth, social work, counselling or its equivalent.

What TaskForce offer
In exchange, we will offer you generous employee benefits such as flexible work arrangements and salary packaging. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program, training and professional development opportunities and the chance to be part of a supportive and inclusive team.

How to Apply
Please click here for a position description. Applications should include a cover letter or email and CV and can be forwarded to the HR Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Applications close on Tuesday 2 May.  Interviews will be held on Monday 8 May.  

All appointments with TaskForce are subject to the satisfactory completion of a police check and reference checks.  Police checks will be undertaken for the selected candidate prior to any job offer being confirmed. Police checks are also undertaken on a periodic basis during the period of employment.

Youth AOD Outreach Worker 

· Make a difference to the lives of young people
· Supportive and multidisciplinary team
· Full time role in convenient Bayside location

About TaskForce
Since 1973, TaskForce has provided specialist support for people in serious need in Victoria. Our core services focus on addressing social issues of addiction, unemployment, mental health and high risk taking behaviours, supporting our clients to transition back into “mainstream” services and supports.
The people who access our services have experienced significant disadvantage or a crisis in their lives and as a result are prevented from reaching their potential.

About the position
We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated AOD Youth Outreach Worker with a ‘can do’ attitude to join our team. This full time role will provide outreach support and case management services to young people experiencing issues with alcohol and other drugs. The role will also involve capacity building – providing drop in services to local youth related agencies, participating in case reviews and secondary consultations, and delivering training presentations. 

About you
Ideally you will be a proactive and engaging case manager who has worked in an AOD service. You will have experience working with young people with drug and alcohol issues and working closely with community stakeholders.  You will be tertiary qualified in youth, social work, counselling or its equivalent and be equipped with a Certificate IV in AOD.

What TaskForce offer
In exchange, we will offer you generous employee benefits such as flexible work arrangements and salary packaging. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program, training and professional development opportunities and the chance to be part of a supportive and inclusive team.

How to Apply
Please click here for a position description. Applications should include a cover letter (or email) and CV and can be forwarded to the HR Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Applications close on Thursday 25 May 2017.  

All appointments within TaskForce are subject to the satisfactory completion of a police check and reference checks.  Police checks will be undertaken for the selected candidate prior to any job offer being confirmed. Police checks are also undertaken on a periodic basis during the period of employment.

Presenters / Trainers - Drink and Drug Driver Programs 

TaskForce has been providing drug treatment services since 1973. Core services focus on addressing social issues of drug related problems, unemployment, mental health and risk taking behaviours and supporting young people, adults and families to transition back into “mainstream” services and supports. TaskForce provides specialist support for people who have experienced significant disadvantage or a crisis in their lives and as a result are prevented from reaching their potential - those who have long-term complex issues or a single issue with a high degree of severity. TaskForce is a Registered Training Organisation offering an extensive range of accredited courses. 

About the program
The Drink and Drug Driver Programs aim to provide clients with a better understanding of the effects of alcohol and/or drugs and how to develop strategies to reduce the risks associated with their use.  Participants will learn about the legalities of alcohol and/or drug driving and gain an understanding of the risks associated with alcohol and/or drug impaired driving.

About the position
TaskForce is seeking highly motivated and skilled Presenters to deliver VADEP Drink and Drug Driver Programs at our training centres across South East Melbourne. 

What applicants will need:

  • A can do attitude
  • Current Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (TAE40110)
  • Qualification in a health-related discipline (Diploma or higher) or 12 months current industry experience
  • Experience facilitating interactive workshops groups of 10-15 people
  • Passion for providing quality training
  • Good computer skills and a sound understanding of Excel
  • A sound understanding of the VET industry
  • Adept organisational skills
  • Good administration skills
  • Working with children check
  • A willingness to travel across Victoria

Previous experience in a classroom based training and assessing role as well as online learning is desirable but not essential.
This position is a casual position and the successful applicant could expect to work 1-2 days per fortnight or 1-2 evenings per week in Bentleigh. Saturday work is also available.

Why work for us?
This role is an excellent opportunity to be part of a genuine client centred organisation. You will have access to the benefit of salary packaging (up to $16,000 of salary tax free), training and development opportunities and a supportive team culture!

How to Apply:
Click here for the position description. Please include your current Resume and a cover letter summarising your skills and experience.  Please forward applications to the HR Manager, Kate Forer (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Enquiries:
For further information, please contact Kate Forer, Manager Human Resources at TaskForce on 9532 0811.