Residential Care Worker - Children, Youth & Families
Job no: 496940
Work type: Casual, Permanent Part Time
Categories: Child, Youth and Families Residential Services
- Leading community services organisation
- Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
- Multiple part time & casual opportunities available
- Gippsland region: Traralgon & Moe
About the opportunity
We have a number of opportunities available for Residential Care Workers to join our team. The role will provide high quality care and support within a 24-hour residential setting to children and young people who can no longer live with their families.
This model is to designed to stabilise young people in a long-term therapeutic setting, with the support of our Therapeutic Specialists.
Be a part of a dedicated team that will be providing the much needed support to young people, while obtaining training to match our new Therapeutic model of care.
View the full position description here
We are seeking carers that have the ability to make positive connections with young people and enjoy working within a positive team dynamic.
To be successful for this position you will need to have a minimum of Certificate IV in Youth Work or Community Services and mandatory top up training (Trauma Informed Practice Units).
You will also have:
- A current First Aid and CPR
- A current driver’s licence
- A current working with children check card (employee)
- Experience working with children and young people in a residential setting
How to apply
If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:
- Cover letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
- Current resume (no more than 3 pages)
Applications close Friday 6 August 2021
Get in touch
Pauline Byne – Workforce Development Officer
T: 0466 921 547 (during business hours)
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