Casual Youth Worker

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Reference No: 40064823

Taldumande Youth Services Inc

We are seeking enthusiastic experienced Youth Workers, to join the Taldy team, who have a desire to see at-risk young people succeed and help give them a brighter future. As a Youth Worker, you will engage with and provide assistance to young people on their personal issues including assessing their needs, listening to their problems, establishing goals, and supporting them through tough times. Your support will enable young people to make better life choices regarding their education, health, careers and social situations and lead them on a pathway to independence and stability.

Youth Worker positions will need to have the ability to work across a number of locations within Taldumande programs. Residential programs operate in Pennant Hills or Lower North Shore. Casual and Part Time positions available.

Category: Care & Support Work
Field: Family, Children and Youth
Employment basis: Casual
Job Location: Sydney Wide
About us

Taldumande Youth Services is a lead charity committed to supporting vulnerable and homeless children, young people, and their families. The dedicated team at Taldumande responds to crisis, provides accommodation, restores wholeness from family breakdown and prepares individuals for success in life. Based in Northern Sydney and the Northern Beaches, Taldumande supports young people from all across Sydney, and has a range of highly successful homelessness, family, and young offender programs.

Position details
  • Minimum Cert IV qualifications in Youth Work or related areas
Essential Selection Criteria:
  • At least two years’ minimum experience working in the community service sector
  • Ability to work unsupervised as well as within a team environment
  • Flexibility to work varying hours (including support shifts, overnight stays and weekend shifts with applicable award penalty rates)
  • You will be paid in accordance with the applicable award
  • You must be available for multiple shifts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability in working with conflict and resolving problems
  • Understanding and knowledge of issues experienced by young people and families in crisis and/or homelessness
  • Current driver’s licence
  • First Aid Certificate
Desirable Selection Criteria:
  • Previous experience working in residential services
Other Information:

When you work for Taldumande you will be offered:

  • Training, development and succession planning opportunities
  • Social Community Home Care and Disability Services Award: Crisis Employee
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Family friendly, flexible work environments.
Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: administration
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 02 9460 3777
How to apply

To apply for this position, please send a letter addressing the selection criteria along with your resume to

 We will require a "Working with Children Check" and Police Check under the Commission for Children and Young People Act 1998. We are an EEO Employer and are committed to principles of Diversity.

Taldumande Youth Services is a non-smoking workplace. The position is subject to employment screening and requirements under Child Protection legislation.

Date posted: 01 October 2019

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