youth support worker - children's services - townsville in Bowen

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contact
kate peraux, randstad
job type
permanent
salary
AU$ 28 - AU$ 2,931 per year

job details

posted
location
bowen, queensland
specialism
healthcare & medical
job type
permanent
working hours
Part-Time
salary
AU$ 28 - AU$ 2,931 per year
reference number
90M0435430_1613628102
contact
kate peraux, randstad
phone
1 300 289 817
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job description

YOUTH WORKER - Children's Services - Townsville

Based in Townsville, you will support children and young people with disabilities,complex needs and challenging behaviours to live their best life. This is your chance to give back and work for a leading Not-for-Profit organisation with continued growth 2021 and beyond.

As a Youth Support Worker, your role is to work closely with children and young people (aged between 5 and 17 years) to be at the centre of their decision making and enable them to achieve the desired outcomes of their plans, goals and aspirations in partnership with their families and carers

ABOUT YOUR ROLE:

  • Providing direct care within a residential setting, responsible for promoting positive family relationships and creating a safe & homely environment
  • Working directly with children and young people within a trauma-informed framework
  • Responsible for making a clear DIFFERENCE in the lives of children & young people who have complex needs and display challenging behaviours including possible verbal & physical

ABOUT YOU:

  • Certificate IV in Child Youth and Family intervention or equivalent OR experience in a similar role
  • Passionate and dedicated to assisting children who have a disability & have experienced trauma
  • Ability to work rosters shifts including weekends & sleepovers
  • Hold or willing to obtain a Blue Card, Yellow Card, Drivers Licence, First Aid & CPR
  • Experience supporting children and young people in residential out of home care & with trauma backgrounds and disabilities (Desirable but no essential)

YOUR BENEFITS:

  • Fantastic remuneration and weekly pay!
  • Not-for-Profit packaging available
  • Flexible working hours
  • Additional training provided
  • Great career development opportunities- New service with exciting expansion plans
  • Supportive team with a push to see you succeed personally and professionally
  • Fantastic opportunity to see and create real change within your community

If this position speaks to your values, apply today! If you have any questions or would like to know more, please reach out to Kate Peraux either via email - kate.peraux@randstad.com.au or call 1300 289 817. She would love to hear from you!!

Our commitment to safeguarding people.

Randstad is committed to the safety and well being of all the people we provide support and care to including children and vulnerable individuals. We take steps to achieve this through our candidate application process. All applicants are required to provide criminal history checks such as a valid Police Check, and where necessary a valid state-based Working with Children Check and/or a National Police Check which are thoroughly screened. Other necessary screening/proof of registrations will be required depending upon your role type. In some circumstances and International Police Clearance is also required. Your consultant will be able to advise if this is applicable to you. Lastly, references are conducted in relation to the applicants' interactions with individuals under your care using an online platform that has an inbuilt fraud alert. Employment is subject to clearance of all relevant checks to ensure the safeguarding of vulnerable people and children who may be in your care.

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skills

youth worker - townsville - youth - disability

qualification

*Certificate IV in Child Youth and Family intervention or equivalent OR experience in a similar role
*Passionate and dedicated to assisting children who have a disability & have experienced

educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma