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Youth Worker -Wollongong

Job description

We are currently on the lookout for highly skilled Youth Workers in the Wollongong and Nowra regions.

Join Talent Quarter and become part of our mission to unite exceptional healthcare professionals with opportunities that enable them to profoundly impact people’s lives. We are driven by a commitment to ensuring every interaction matters and forging MEANINGFUL CONNECTIONS!

ABOUT THE POSITION.

In this role, you will provide care and mentorship to children and young people aged 12-17 residing in one of our 24/7 care facilities. These young individuals have faced challenging backgrounds, including experiences of trauma, abuse, neglect, and may also grapple with mental health, physical, or psychosocial disabilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with daily routines, personal care, meal preparation, household chores, recreational activities, homework support, and guidance.
  • Administering medications.
  • Safely transporting young people to and from school, day programs, and appointments.
  • Facilitating and overseeing contact visits, promoting family involvement.
  • Maintaining meticulous records and documentation of your work.

Essential Requirements:

  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • NDIS Worker Check.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate
  • National Police Check within the last 12 months.
  • Current driver’s license.
  • Comprehensive car insurance.
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module.
  • Certificate III/IV/Diploma in Community Services.
  • TCI training (Preferred)
  • Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Have experience in handling challenging behaviour.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in working various shifts, including days, nights, sleepovers, and weekends.

If you’re seeking casual opportunities that offer flexibility and work-life balance while making a meaningful impact, apply with us today

http://talentquarterapplications.entirehr.com.au

Reference
Wollongong_1718097511
Location
Wollongong, New South Wales
Type
Temporary
Industry
Community Services

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