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Residential Youth Worker - Liverpool South West Sydney

Job description

About BRC Recruitment

We are a leading Health and Social Care recruitment agency assisting specialist support professionals into jobs in the healthcare, not for profit and government sector for permanent, contract and casual employment throughout Australia.

The Role

BRC Recruitment is seeking experienced and passionate youth workers to join our established casual pool. The role will provide intensive therapeutic care and support to young people living within Alternative Care Arrangements in multiple locations across NSW.

About the role

A residential youth worker is responsible for providing care and support to young people who may have experienced or been impacted by trauma. As a result of the young persons' history, they may also have complex and challenging behaviors. A residential youth worker will provide positive modeling and behavioral support whilst also focusing on promoting independence and skill-building.

A residential youth worker will contribute to the wider wellbeing of the young person. This will be achieved by providing accurate and detailed shift reports, incident reports and progress notes and working collaboratively with the wider care team. Also, the youth worker will contribute to the health, safety, and hygiene of the physical environment.

Essential Requirements:

Education:

Diploma in Community Services, Youth Work, or similar discipline


Experience and understanding:

A minimum of 6 months paid experience within an Alternative Care Arrangements for young people with complex trauma
An understanding of Trauma-Informed Care
Demonstrated experience managing complex and challenging behaviors
Understanding of professional boundaries
Knowledge and understanding of National Standards for Out of Home Care and The Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998
Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills


Certificates and licenses:

Working with Children Check
Willingness to undergo a police check
Unrestricted NSW Driver's License
Provide First Aid Certificate HLTAID003 less than 3 years old
Provide CPR HLTAID001 less than 12 months old
Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (desirable)
Mental Health First Aid (desirable)
Covid vaccinations as per NSW Health legislations.
Reward and Recognition

-Flexible hours across 7 days
-Above award remuneration
-Opportunity to work with several leading organisations


Due to the high volume of responses only successful candidates will be contacted, thank you for your understanding.



Job title: Residential Youth Worker - Liverpool South West Sydney
Contract type: Casual
Location: Other Locations
Industry: Community Services
Salary: Negotiable
Job start date: ASAP
Job expiry: 2021-10-15
Reference: 7455J20217158_1631673794
Contact name: BRC Recruitment
Contact email: komal.kumar@workpac.com

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