ITC Youth Worker
MacKillop Family Services
Permanent part-time and casual Youth Work opportunities in Lismore SCHCADS Level 3 starting at $29.46 per hour ($36.83 is casual rate).
Become part of a dynamic team and join MacKillop in our commitment to providing high quality services and positive outcomes for young people and their families based in Lismore and surrounds.
MacKillop Family Services is excited to be implementing Intensive Therapeutic Care (ITC) Services in Northern NSW to support young people with high and complex needs. The ITC services will provide pro-active therapeutic care and have a strong focus on healing from trauma, providing an alternative to long term residential care with a broader range of placement options for young people to achieve positive outcomes in education, mental and physical health including permanency in their lives.
Suitable candidates will have experience working with children, young people and their families who have a history of complex or intergenerational trauma, abuse and neglect.
Minimum qualification requirements for this position is a Diploma of Youth Work, Community Services or equivalent, however staff currently employed in residential care will have a transition period to gain the minimum qualifications.
MacKillop promotes diversity and equal opportunity in employment and is committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.
It is essential that applicants hold a valid state appropriate driver's licence and working rights to work in Australia. Applicants must also hold or be eligible to hold a valid state appropriate Working With Children Check. Police Checks also form part of MacKillop's recruitment process.
MacKillop Family Services acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Elders in each of the communities where we work.