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Urgently seeking Residential Youth Workers in Canberra area!

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URGENTLY seeking casual Residential Youth Workers in the ACT and Canberra region!

Your role is to support young people who display behaviours of concern and who are survivors of complex childhood trauma. You will be providing and following therapeutic practices to care and assist them to achieve positive outcomes, independence, focus on their education, and daily living skills. You must be able to display positive role-modelling, give emotional support, and build trust and rapport with staff and young people in residential care.

As an ideal youth worker you would enjoy working with youth and at the same time be able to maintain strong boundaries

You will be paid on a SCHADS level 3.1

*Diploma in Community Services will be highly regarded but fresh graduates in Community Service and Disability Workers with an ambition of getting into youth work will be considered*

Must have a minimum of 12 months of demonstrated experience within the area of residential care managing challenging behaviours

  • Certificate in Community Services/Disability Level 4 Highly Regarded
  • Experience in therapeutic training
  • Valid Police Check (Within 1 year)
  • WWVP for ACT plus WWCC for NSW or willing to obtain
  • NDIS Worker screening check
  • First Aid/ CPR
  • Valid and full Drivers Licence
  • Must Have flexibility to work all different shifts, sleepovers and active nights
To be considered please ensure your resume is fully up to date with job titles, dates of employment and duties undertaken clearly listed. Please ensure your resume outlines your interest in the position and how you feel your experience meets the job requirements. Please note the system will only allow you to upload one document, hence why you are asked to include this information as part of your resume.

Please apply quickly to avoid disappointment as phone screening and interviewing will commence immediately after receipt of applications for these exciting roles!

If you believe the role matches your interest please APPLY here NOW

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Community Services

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