ITC Youth Worker

Reference No: PL290519

MacKillop Family Services

Applications Closing: Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 00:00

ITC Youth Worker

Permanent part-time and casual Youth Work opportunities in Lismore/Ballina SCHCADS Level 3 starting at $29.46 per hour (casual rate is $36.83 per hour). Please note that these positions involve shift work including evenings, sleepovers and weekends.

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.

 

Details
Category: Youth Workers
Field: Intensive Therapeutic Care
Employment Basis: Part-time
Salary Range: $51,000-$65,000
Job Location: Northern Rivers NSW
About Us

MacKillop Family Services, a Catholic community agency, exists to support, foster hope and promote justice for children, young people and families, particularly those who have experienced distress, disadvantage and abuse.

MacKillop works across New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia. Each young person and family we work with is protected, nurtured and given the chance to build a brighter future.

MacKillop Family Services is an accredited provider of The Sanctuary Model. Sanctuary supports organisations to provide a safe and caring environment for people affected by trauma, and to maintain a culture that reflects these qualities at every level within the organisation.

Position Details
Qualifications:

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.

Essential Selection Criteria:

as per PD

Desirable Selection Criteria:

as per PD

Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Anita Woods
How to apply

Follow this link: https://www.mackillop.org.au/careers/positions-available#itc-youth-worker-2914851558115199~1  where you will be directed to the ITC Youth Worker vacancy within MacKillop's careers page. On this page please refer to the How to Apply section at the bottom.

In your cover letter, please confirm your preferred working type (Part-time or Casual)

Date posted: 29 May 2019

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