Intensive Therapeutic Care (ITC) YOUTH WORKERS
Anglicare NSW South, NSW West, & ACT (Big Splash on behalf of )
Casual Positions with Opportunity for Part Time Employment
The core mission of Anglicare (NSW South, West & ACT) is to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty for children, young people and families. We have a particular focus on serving vulnerable communities in the ACT and regional, rural NSW.
We are looking for experienced Youth Workers for our Intensive Therapeutic Care (ITC) Residential Services in the Queanbeyan area. We care for young people in statutory Out of Home Care (OOHC) aged 12 - 18 years who can display challenging behaviours as a result of their histories of trauma and neglect.
You are able to assist young people with complex care needs, who have experienced trauma and abuse impacting on their mental health and wellbeing. You will support clients in their day to day lives, promote independent living, teach life skills, assist them to work towards their goals and help integrate them into the community.
The successful applicants will need to have a Diploma in Youth Work or other relevant tertiary qualification and relevant experience in OOHC, a variety of life skills, an understanding of the impact of trauma and abuse as well as the importance of self-care. Experience in working with Aboriginal people, communities and/or organisations is essential. Great mentoring and communication skills are essential. If you have high energy, a good sense of humour and enjoy a challenge then we would like to hear from you.
The hourly rate for this position is $36.82 - $40.01 inclusive of 25% casual loading, plus 9.5% employer superannuation guarantee. Generous salary packaging benefits are available under Anglicare's PBI status.
Applicants must obtain a Working with Children clearance through the Office of the Children's Guardian (NSW), and undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to an offer of employment. Prior to interview, applicants will be required to undertake the psychometric profiling instrument - Safe Select TM.
For enquiries contact Umair Qureshi on 0428 213 749 (during business hours) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications Close 5pm Tuesday 22 January 2019.