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Youth Worker – Newcastle & Hunter Region

Job description

Join our team at Talent Quarter and be part of a community dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of young individuals. We’re committed to fostering impactful connections and ensuring every interaction counts.

We’re currently seeking passionate Residential Youth Workers to support children and young people aged 12-17 in the Newcastle, Hunter, and surrounding areas. If you’re dedicated to empowering these individuals and helping them build a brighter future, we want to hear from you!

About the Role:

As a Residential Youth Worker, you’ll provide care and mentorship to children and young people living in a 24/7 residential setting. These individuals have experienced trauma, abuse, neglect, and may have additional challenges such as mental health issues or physical conditions. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with daily routines, personal care, meals, and housekeeping tasks
  • Organizing recreational activities and supervising homework
  • Administering medication
  • Providing transportation to school, programs, and appointments
  • Facilitating family involvement and supervising contact visits
  • Maintaining detailed records and documentation

Essential Criteria:

  • Current Working with Children check.
  • Current NDIS worker check
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate
  • National Police check within the last 12 months
  • Valid Full driver’s licence and comprehensive car insurance
  • Completion of NDIS worker’s Orientation module
  • Certificate III/IV in Community Services, Youth Work, or relevant qualification
  • TCI training and certificate
  • Experience with challenging behaviours
  • Ability to work flexible shifts including days, nights, sleepovers, and weekends.

If you’re passionate about making a positive impact and seeking casual opportunities with flexibility, apply today through our website:

Newcastle, New South Wales
Community Services

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